Innovation and trends in bioplastics

Research into bioplastics continues to make progress and significant growth is expected in the world bioplastics market in coming years. This increase is due to the need for companies to offer sustainable solutions to consumers who are more and more demanding, as well as the application possibilities of bioplastics, especially in the packaging, transport and mobility industries.

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ISO 14855: aerobic biodegradability under controlled composting conditions

AIMPLAS, in its biodegradability and compostability laboratories, carries out the necessary analyses to demonstrate that materials or products are biodegradable and/or compostable. We are certified by TÜV to obtain different eco-labels, and we are also accredited by ENAC and EMA

R&D plastic: new biodegradable packaging for cheese and pasta with a lower cost and environmental impact

AIMPLAS has coordinated a project that has allowed developing a new generation of biodegradable and compostable packages for cheese and fresh pasta, with a lower cost up to 25 % and a reduction of the final carbon footprint up to 29 %. 

Bioplastics to produce fabrics with advanced properties

The FIBFAB project, coordinated by AIMPLAS, will allow obtaining sustainable textile fibres to replace polyester with advantages such as higher breathability, lower weight, better tinting and UV rays resistance. 

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A new bioplastic material reinforced with nanoclays suitable for the automotive sector has been achieved

A European consortium leaded by CTAG, in which AIMPLAS is also participating, achieves developing new bioplastic materials based on PLA, suitable for the automotive sector. After four years of investigation, ECOplast positions its 13 partners at the forefront of knowledge in the use and processing of ecological materials in the industry.

Free Webinar: nanocomposites from bacteria

Next Wednesday, 25th June, from 3pm to 4pm, AIMPLAS will organize a free webinar about nanocomposites from bacteria. This Webinar will show the results of […]

The European Project NATURTRUCK develops biocomposites for the internal parts of trucks

The Technological Institute of Plastics participates in a European project to replace the pieces injected with ABS inside the trucks by other ones manufactured with materials from renewable sources. The project has the collaboration of the oil company TOTAL, which will supply the biodegradable material. The project is coordinated by AIMPLAS, which will formulate the new composite and will improve their properties.

Innovative method for food contact packaging: PLA production

The European Project InnoREX enables the production of monolayer bioplastic packaging thanks to the great value chain that forms the project’s Consortium, in collaboration with […]