On June 28th, Asincar (Centro Tecnológico de la Industria Agroalimentaria) held at its Asturian offices two conferences devoted to the Circular Economy and the Future of plastics in the food industry (IX Ciclo  Jornadas Técnicas de la Industria Alimentaria). In the second conference, “Present and Future of plastics”, Mr. Roman Merino (Technical Manager at STRE)defended the responsible use of plastics for food packaging applications and explained that : “A change of an economy from linear to circular demands investment and…

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Empack Conference 2018

Presentation (in Spanish) about research and new technologies in the market of plastic packaging for food and its environmental impact. Among other topics, it is discussed how the new technologies, e.g. 9 layers extrusion, can help to preserve the environment by the use of different tools, such as the down gauging or the omission of adhesives.

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Startup of a 9 layers co-extrusion line for the packaging market

After a long and detailed process, two years ago our Company decided to diversify and go into the packaging market. The reasons behind this decision were not only technical but also commercial. From a technical point of view, the manufacturing of a multilayer film has obvious synergies and common elements with our current activity, (extrusion) such as the knowledge of plastic transformation, of raw materials vendors and the extrusion know-how. From a commercial point of view, a sustained and regular…

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