30 Januar 2013

Multibax boosting its bioplastics production

Bangkok-based company using own formulations to manufacture its own blend of material

Thai plastic packager Multibax Public Co. Ltd. is more than doubling capacity for its new line of biodegradable bags, based largely on strong European demand for such lower-carbon-footprint packaging.

Multibax plans this year to add a second extrusion line for bioplastics products, with an annual nameplate capacity of 8 million pounds, and expand capacity in its more traditional business of polyethylene bags, said Pisuth Lertvilai, deputy managing director of the Bangkok-based company.

Its current nameplate capacity for bioplastic bags is about 4.4 million pounds a year, he said.

… Full text: www.plasticsnews.com/article/20130130/NEWS/130139980/multibax-boosting-its-bioplastics-production#email_pndaily

Tags: End Markets, Materials, Regions, Africa, Consumer Products, Packaging, Sustainability, Polyethylene

Source: Plasticsnews, 2013-01-30.


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