World’s most innovative bioplastic packaging materials on show

Visitors to the new Bioplastics Pavilion at AUSPACK 2009 will see a wide range of the latest bio-based materials and products now available to improve a company’s carbon footprint.

Exhibitors include Australia’s leaders in bioplastic technology – Biograde, BioPak, Innovia Films, NatureWorks, Plantic Technologies and Plastral.

BioPak will exhibit its range of Bioplast potato starch based biopolymers, extruded sheet, compostable copolyester resin, PLA packaging films, compostable self adhesive tapes, composite biodegradable non woven absorbent materials along with examples of commercial applications of these materials.

Innovia Films will showcase NatureFlex – a flexible wood pulp based filmic packaging material that meets global standards for composting and sustainable content.

NatureWorks will exhibit full range of Ingeo Lifestyle products.

This includes food packaging solutions of every kind to food serviceware, films wrap applications, plastic cards, as well as electrical appliance casings. Also on show will be a complete assortment of Ingeo applications in apparel, home/office wear and nonwovens for personal care and landscape textiles.

Plastral will showcase products made from vegetable oil and starch feedstocks that can help reduce the environmental impact of manufacture.

Plantic will exhibit thermoformable sheet grades that can be used for confectionery, baked goods, pharmaceutical, electronics and cosmetics packaging.

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