AllPack 2016

Bosch Packaging Banner VerticalFood EN 744x56

Bioplastics Focus in Packaging Business Insight Asia - May 2016

NatureWorks’ CEO Marc VerbruggenIn the May issue NINE page Bioplastic Focus: Reports from NatureWorks’ conference Innovation Takes Root, Orlando Fla – it wasn’t all sugar & spice when Nestle fired a few well targeted shots.

Click to enlarge
PBIA May final 27
 PBIA May final 28PBIA May final 29PBIA May final 30PBIA May final 34

PBIA May final 31PBIA May final 32PBIA May final 33PBIA May final 35


The monthly subscriber based newsletter for the packaging value chain in Asia, Packaging Business Insight Asia, attended Natureworks Innovation Takes Root 2016 in Orlando, Fla and reports in-depth in this special 9-page report.


“Bioplastics have the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save on non-renewable energy use. But when we look at agricultural production - fertiliser use, pesticides’ impact on animals and water use - mostly bioplastics consume more GHG in those categories” - Nestle

Exclusive Interview with
NatureWorks’ CEO Marc Verbruggen on Oil & Corn prices and the competitive edge for PLA

“The sugar to polymer conversion yield is 1.25 kg of sugar to 1 kg of PLA polymer, which ultimately determines how cost competitive we can be. Our PLA yield of 1.25 is very important; PLA can still compete against the polystyrenes of this world when oil is $30-40 a barrel.
“Our world should not just be PLA the polymer but from our lactides, our monomer

Plus, Prospects for Bioplastics in Asia


Building a Circular IKEA – the IWAY

Sustainability developer Per Stoltz explains how they’re
doing it one lightbulb at a time:

“We have to think about how we build up our supply chain, and how we can get secondary raw materials into our normal supply chain.
“We also need to think about how we design our products, and how we can work with our customers in this re-invention.”
• In2015 Ikea converted to selling only LED bulbs in stores
• BY mid 2016, IKEA plans to reduce packaging waste in customers’ homes by 10%
• BY mid 2020, IKEA has a target to source:
• 100% of its wood, paper and cardboard from sustainable sources,
• 30% of the wood used by the IKEA Industry Group must be recycled
• All plastic material used in IKEA’s home furnishing products must be 100% recycled plastic or bioplastic content

Order your copy today
To order this Bioplastics Special Issue @ US$25 To Subscribe to 12 Issues from US$225 To download a free sample back issue
Click Here Click Here Click Here

Or contact us for details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FacebookMySpaceTwitterDiggDeliciousStumbleuponGoogle BookmarksRedditTechnoratiLinkedinRSS FeedPinterest
Pin It