Toppan Launches Biomass Polyethylene-based Eco-friendly Films for Packaging

SpecialChem - Aug 29, 2011

Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. has developed Japan's first film for use in packaging materials that uses biomass polyethylene (PE). Full-scale sales will be launched from August 2011. In order to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society, Toppan Printing engages in the development of products that are environmentally friendly. This new product is a film that partially uses a raw material derived from sugarcane and has a biomass ratio of up to 40% (ratio by weight). While using a raw material derived from plants, the film retains the same performance as existing films in terms of properties such as shock resistance and ease of tearing. This product is being used for standing refill pouches for items...

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