EPS is the packaging material of choice for landed fish. Its excellent insulation properties keep fish fresh and avoidfood waste. Unlike some cellulose-based materials, EPS supports hygiene, because it resists humidity, preventing thespread of bacteria, mould and fungi, thus keeping the food safe.
Smart Packaging Europe
Smart Packaging Europe is an alliance of companies big and small that reflects the diversity of the European Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) industry.
- EUMEPS is the association and voice of European Manufacturers of Expanded Polystyrene. Our members cover the entire EPS value chain from raw material suppliers to EPS converters and recyclers as well as supporting industries including machinery and additive suppliers. Members include individual companies as well as 22 European national EPS associations. This unique representation of the entire value chain ensures that EUMEPS represents both large companies and small- and medium-sized converters and recyclers. Altogether our membership represents more than 1,000 companies, most of them small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and employs more than 80,000 people.
- Plastics Europe is the pan-European association of plastics manufacturers with offices across Europe. For over 100 years, science and innovation has been the DNA that cuts across our industry.