Month: July 2022

Vacmet India Increases BOPP Films Capacity to 120,000 MTA

Vacmet India has recently commissioned a third BOPP film line at company’s existing production facility in Dhar, near Indore. It is a 10.4 metres wide line having a capacity of 55,000 MT per annum. With the commissioning of this line, company’s BOPP film capacity has reached 1,20,000 MT per annum. With the capacity addition, the group shall be able to offer faster deliveries along with an enlarged product portfolio.

100% Biodegradable & Compostable EcoFilm

100% Biodegradable, Compostable Alternative to Polyethylene Films: Eco Film® Receives Industrial Composability Certification!

Cortec® Corporation is very excited to receive industrial composability certification for its “green” Eco Film®. Eco Film® is a certified commercially compostable* film designed to replace traditional non-degradable films such as low-density and high- density polyethylene. Cortec® received the ‘OK compost INDUSTRIAL’ certificate from TÜV Austria.

FSSAI Guidelines For Use Of Recycled Plastics In Food Contact Material – Procedures on Submission of a Dossier for Safety Evaluation by the EFSA

Plastic packaging waste may comprise residues fromearlier use, impurities from misuse andcontaminants from non-authorised substances.Therefore, it is necessary to lay down special requirementsto ensure that materials and articles produced fromrecycled plastics and intended for food contact with respectto the Indian national and international regulatory compliance requirements. In January this year, the Food Safety and Standards …

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Costs May Increase But The Restaurant Industry Supports Plastics Ban

From July 1 2022, single-use plastic has been banned according to guidelines issued by the Government of India . Single-use plastic constitutes the highest share of plastic manufactured and used from the packaging of items to bottles, polythene bags, face masks, coffee cups, trash bags, food packaging etc. One of the industries that has been into the usage of single-use plastic is the restaurant industry.

Billerud Korsnas Paper sacks

BillerudKorsnäs Eliminates The Need for Plastic Film in Industrial Paper Sacks

Performance White Barrier is a new sack paper from BillerudKorsnäs where a coating replaces the plastic film barrier commonly found in paper sacks. The sack paper is on par with traditional alternatives regarding shelf-life expectancy and other performance factors. Some of the main benefits are easy recycling in regular paper streams, a good printing surface for branding and product content display and no need for any changes in the supply chain.

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