The expansion of the foodservice industry, along with the emergence of “takeaway” and “grab-and-go” services, will continue to provide potential growth prospects for the compostable foodservice packaging market.
August 23, 2019
Worldwide sales of compostable foodservice packaging reached approximately 6,400 tons worth $16.7 million in 2018; the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 5% through 2029.
According to Jowat, the products feature high renewable raw materials content, which provides high efficiency and cleanliness during processing while facilitating recyclable bonds according to the German packaging law.
August 20, 2019
Jowat recently announced the launch of its new Jowatherm® GROW product range, comprising bio-based hot melts for the environmentally compatible bonding of packaging.
Specially engineered for curing at temperatures lower than the current standard of 180-190°C, the new offering is TGIC-free polyester, which reportedly saves energy and helps customers to improve their efficiency.
July 23, 2019
AkzoNobel recently announced that it has launched smooth-finish additions to its range of Interpon powder coatings low-emissivity (low-e) products.
Joining the CE100 is part of 3M’s strategic focus on science for circular, with the ambition to design solutions that do more with less material and advance a global circular economy.
June 21, 2019
3M recently announced that it has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100), which brings together businesses, innovators, cities, governments, and universities committed to collaborating on the transition to a circular economic model.
The GC3 is seeking 10 startups to present their technologies to large companies (“strategics”) in many sectors across the value chain that are seeking new green chemicals and materials for their products; new green products and manufacturing technologies; joint development, licensing, investment and other partnership opportunities.
During this new North American edition, the conference will explore the current state of the surfactants industry with topics such as Raw Materials Supply & Demand, Regulatory Issues & Supply Chain Activity, Analysis of Bio-Based Surfactants, and Evolution of Performance & Applications.