25 Januar 2013

Norway bioplastic maker enters joint venture in Thailand

Cooperation to focus on exports and market development of bio-based packaging products in Thailand and Southeast Asia

Norwegian bioplastics maker BioBag International AS and Thailand’s Thantawan Industry Public Co. Ltd. are setting up a partnership to manufacture BioBag products in Thailand, which will be the Scandinavian company’s first production base in Asia.

Initially the cooperation will focus on exports to North America, but the two companies hope to do joint market development in Thailand and Southeast Asia, where local demand is still in its infancy, said Peter Lofvenholm, project sales manager for Askim, Norway-based BioBag.

… Full text: www.plasticsnews.com/article/20130125/NEWS/130129941/norway-bioplastic-maker-enters-joint-venture-in-thailand

Tags: carrier bags, sandwich bags, biodegradability, compostability, certifications, Mater-Bi material, market development, food packaging

Source: Plastics News, 2013-01-25.

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