The main advantages of using plastic to package any kind of product include barrier properties, low weight, strength, flexibility, safety and versatility. Plastic is therefore used in innumerable applications and types of packaging in a wide range of sectors for food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, logistical, chemical and cleaning products. The packaging industry is now facing new challenges in the search for more sustainable solutions based on the circular economy that also comply with legislation.
As stated in the basic principle of Regulation 1935/2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food, “any material or article intended to come into contact directly or indirectly with food must be sufficiently inert to preclude substances from being transferred to food
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As pharmaceutical products are manufactured, packaged and stored, they come into direct contact with packaging systems and their plastic materials. Such contact can result in […]
The GO-Oliva project will make it possible to develop Oliplast, a new biodegradable, compostable plastic material from renewable sources that will be used to manufacture new packaging materials for oil and oil products.
With the participation of AIMPLAS, the WaysTUP! Project aims to produce food additives, insect protein, bioethanol, biosolvents, bioplastics and other bio-based resources.
The PHARMAPACKSAFE project has allowed the validation of two packages to contain eye drops made by hospital pharmacies so that we already know the exact expiry date of the formulated drugs contained, which vary from four to six months at fridge.
Companies from the entire plastic food packaging industry such as Danone, SP GROUP, Klöckner Pentaplast, Knauf Industries, Comexi, Cadel Deinking, Artibal or Plásticos Romero showed the attendees and the media their latest developments in a space designed to exhibit their innovations.
Industry leaders such as AMC Juices, Enplater Group, Novamont, Grupalia Pack and TÜV AUSTRIA, among others, will talk about their success stories on the incorporation of the Circular Economy and sustainability in their production processes.