ALPLA joins Avantium’s PEF bottle development

June 5, 2013 |

In the Netherlands, Avantium and ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner, a leading plastic converters, today announced their joint development agreement for the development of PEF bottles. ALPLA is the third company to collaborate with Avantium on PEF, a bioplastic based on Avantium’s proprietary YXY technology. ALPLA will develop PEF bottles for personal care/ home care applications, such as cosmetics and detergents and for food applications such as sauces, dressings, baby foods and edible oils. Avantium is currently planning a 50,000 ton commercial plant, which is projected to be operational in 2016 to enable the full commercial launch of the first PEF bottles to consumers.

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