food packaging challenges
08 January 2018 en Food sector, Packaging
The development of new packages and packaging technologies for fresh fruits and vegetables is a constant for packaging companies, in order to give an answer to the fresh products growing demands of consumers.
Spanish technology centre
20 December 2017 en Packaging
Extending the shelf life of food is one of the challenges of the food sector. Currently, modified atmosphere processes are used in the case of meats and fresh food, as well as packaging including multilayer structures with metallized...
Plastic research institute
14 December 2017 en Automotive and Transport
Last 7 and 8 November and coinciding with the 31st month of the project, the general assembly meeting of the JOSPEL project, coordinated by AIMPLAS, was held.
The aim of the project is developing a new energy-efficient climate system for...
control Lepidoptera pests
05 December 2017 en Healthcare, Innovation, R&D
The aim of LIFE PISA Project (LIFE13 ENV/ES/000504) is to demonstrate the viability of the combination of several systems currently used to control Lepidoptera pests to be applied in different urban or recreational areas in different...
Plastic research institute
04 December 2017 en Functional Printing
The invention of the movable modern printer by Johannes Gutenberg in 1440 was a first revolution at the European level for the democratisation of information. Since then until today, printing technologies have made a great evolution and...
Institute of Plastic Technology
27 November 2017 en Automotive and Transport
Composite materials provide countless advantages derived from its high performances and its low weight to sectors such as transport. The problem is that its mass production is not a reality yet due to the complex manufacturing methods...
Plastics are Future
13 November 2017 en Innovation
Following the success of its first edition, AIMPLAS has organized for the 24 and 25 April 2018 the international seminar on new materials Plastics are Future, which is currently completing the composition of its program. This meeting will...
Spanish technology centre
02 November 2017 en Analysis and Testing, Construction, Legislation and standards
The compliance with the existing legislation is made compulsory by the company. However, the large number of existing laws for the different markets causes that in some cases the company may not be aware of all the responsibilities and may...
Spanish technology centre
25 October 2017 en Environment, Packaging
The European project EnzOx2, in which AIMPLAS takes part, investigates new technologies to obtain high added-value chemical compounds from biomass.
recycled plastic
16 October 2017 en R&D, Recycling
After three years of research, the European project LIFE EXTRUCLEAN has concluded successfully and has resulted in an innovative industrial process for decontaminating and recycling plastic packaging wastes having contained hazardous...