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Ingeo™ PLA Biopolymer

Characteristics

Made from annually renewable resources
Improved environmental footprint (requires less non-renewable energy and generates significantly less greenhouse gas)
Excellent flavor and aroma barrier
Superior print and lamination
High gloss
Stiffness allows for down gauging
Food contact approved
Superior visual qualities
High modulus
Compostable

End Uses

Food packaging
Organic in-store prepared food packaging
Thermoformed hinged packaging
Tray packaging

Overview:

Derived from annually renewable resources, Ex-Tech Plastics sheet made with Ingeo™ biopolymer gives you an environmentally friendly packaging solution with competitive cost value performance compared to traditional materials. Designed with thermoforming applications in mind, Ingeo™ complies with FDA and European requirements for food packaging.

Made from plants, Ingeo™ requires less non-renewable energy and generates significantly less greenhouse gas in comparison to oil based plastics making it a popular choice with companies concerned about the environmental impact of their plastic products.

Ingeo™ PLA Market Applications

Natural and organic food products are experiencing tremendous popularity and sales growth. The same consumers that care so much about what they eat care just as much about how their food is packaged. When packaging matters, Ex-Tech Plastics sheet made from Ingeo™ biopolymer is the optimal solution.

Made from dextrose, a natural sugar derived from plant starch, Ingeo™ gives you the ability to make environmentally sensitive products that complement and add value to the products they contain.

Ex-Tech Value-Added Services

  • Custom colors
  • Sheeting
  • Custom Compounding
  • Laminating
  • Embossing
  • Coating
  • Corona Treating
  • Co-Extrusion
  • Special Packaging Services
  • Warehousing

Product Information and Technical Data

(1) Typical properties; not to be construed as specifications
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