Storopack's air cushion film made from starch, biodegradable stretch film, Emerald Packaging insights, stretch/shrink film markets, STRAP project, rPET from post-consumer trays.
Volumes are growing, standards are emerging, and products are shipping in this long-anticipated carbon-based materials market.
Food and fashion markets headline growing interest in the company’s flexible packaging. Stella McCartney fashions and Sunrays grapes are among customers.
Project to recover and coat whey onto plastic film for packaging cheese provides antimicrobial properties to extend shelf life 25 to 50%.
Coca-Cola's switch to clear PET, Jet-Puffed Camp S’mores in glow-in-the-dark packaging, Hamm’s beer packaging goes old school, Sidel's new Aseptic Predis X4, McCormick's reusable packaging.
Polymers with faster biodegradability that target packaging and single-use applications are suitable for film (shown), sheet, and thermoforming processes.
The straight and narrow road leads flexibles to an uncertain future and less sustainable packaging. The longer route expands the role of flexibles in preventing food waste.