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Frost & Sullivan Hosts Webinar: Moving towards a greener world – Bioplastics Packaging

This briefing will benefit all companies where Bioplastics have great potential to replace traditional plastics in packaging applications

Sept. 7, 2011 - PRLog -- WHEN:   Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011 at 11 a.m. EDT
LOCATION:   Online, with free registration
SPEAKER:    Dr. Sujatha Vijayan, Senior Research Analyst, Chemicals, Materials & Food

Green packaging and the drive to reduce environmental pollution is receiving considerable attention at present. This briefing will provide an overview of bioplastics, its areas of application and how packaging companies will benefit from this current interest in bioplastics packaging.

The use of plastics in packaging and the consequences faced globally are covered in this briefing. The briefing will focus on three major bioplastics that are currently replacing traditional plastics.

The briefing will include a very detailed discussion on Starch, PLA and PHA that are used for packaging. Manufacturers have begun to respond to demand and are seeing many opportunities in this market. An overview on the materials market will identify the key factors and challenges, share key trends and dynamics, and recommendations for tackling the available opportunities.

All companies, including food, agriculture, personal care and other industrial sectors where Bioplastics have a great potential to replace traditional plastics in packaging applications should attend this briefing.

Supporting Quotes

“There is a great concern about the environment and limited fossil fuel resources are the major driving factor for packaging companies to look forward for an alternative to fossil fuels,” said Dr. Sujatha Vijayan, Senior Research Analyst, Chemicals, Materials & Food.  “Bioplastics are likely to replace several end applications of fossil fuels in the near future.”

"Among the various types of Bioplastics, starch, PLA and PHA are the most popular biodegradable plastics that find applications in packaging. New emerging technologies will aid better quality and properties of the Bioplastics used for packaging,” said Vijayan.

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For more information about Frost & Sullivan’s Chemicals, Materials and Food practice, please visit: http://www.frost.com/CMF

•   To attend the briefing, email sarah.saatzer@frost.com your full name, job title, company name, company telephone number, company email address and web site, city, state and country.
•   Receive a recorded version of the briefing anytime by submitting the aforementioned contact details.

About Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. The company's Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO's Growth Team with disciplined research and best-practice models to drive the generation, evaluation, and implementation of powerful growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages over 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from 40 offices on six continents. To join our Growth Partnership, please visit http://www.frost.com.

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Industry:Industrial, Environment
Tags:Chemicals, Materials, Bioplastics, Packaging, Plastics
Last Updated:Sep 08, 2011
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