Milk carton goes bio

28 April 2016

Researchers at the Italian Intellectual Property Company Bio-on and the University of Tampere (Finland) have created a material to team paper and bioplastic designed for food packaging. In a joint project they produced tetrapak type containers made of a combination of paper and bioplastic, namely the special grade Extrusion Coating of the Minerv PHA biopolymer.
The Minerv PHA Extrusion Coating project, launched by Bio-on at the end of 2015, aims to make laminates with paper without using films, but instead fusing the biopolymer directly onto the paper using an extrusion process, without losing out on the end product's functionality (News Item Bio-on, 14 April 2016).
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