15 Januar 2010

FKuR Kunststoff GmbH launches Austin (TX) location to provide bioplastics

for extrusion, coextrusion, lamination, extrusion coating applications

With the slogan, “Plastics – made by nature!” FKuR Kunststoff GmbH opens a new US and Canadian office (FKuR Plastics Corp.) to provide bioplastics for extrusion, coextrusion, lamination, extrusion-coating, packaging and other applications.

In cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute UMSICHT of Oberhausen, Germany, FKuR has developed a wide range of biodegradable plastics primarily made from natural resource materials. Its product line includes:

  • BIO-FLEX® – Biodegradable plastics for extrusion
  • BIOGRADE® – Biodegradable plastics for injection molding
  • FIBROLON® – Natural fibre reinforced plastics

Extrusion is the most commonly used processing technique for the production of thin films, sheet or profiles. Typical application areas for extruded products are:

  • Packaging: any type of film, bags and sacks, fruit netting, blow-molded hollow parts, thermoformed blister packs, trays and cups, and laminations to paper.
  • Hygienic products such as diaper back-sheet film
  • Agricultural mulch film

The new office is located at
921 W New Hope Rd.,
Ste. 605, Cedar Park,
TX 78613, 512/971-3581,
fax: 512/986-5346,
web: www.fkur.com/index.php?id=45&L=2

Source: Converting magazine, 2010-01-14.


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