The global plastomers market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.5% from 2016-2020, according to a report available from Research and Markets. Plastomers are polymer materials that have properties of both plastics and elastomers. When compared with conventional plastics, plastomers are soft and transparent. Plastomers possess narrow molecular weight distribution, which differentiates them from the conventional plastics or elastomers. They offer exceptional toughness and sealing properties; these characteristics are responsible for plastomers’ market growth and high demand.
Plastomer granules are easily fused into packaging materials such as those for food, sliced cold meats, vegetables, biscuits and juices. These plastomers increase the shelf life of the food products and can be easily stored for a longer duration. These packaging materials also can be easily recycled.
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