NatureSource™ Visual Packaging from AGI/Klearfold is a folding carton made from NatureWorks PLA corn-based polymer. In addition to offering the desirable environmental benefit of being made from a sustainable, annually renewable resource, cartons are said to have clarity and durability that ensure consumer acceptance and brand performance.
The Fasson Roll North America div. of Avery Dennison introduces EarthFirst™ PLA film. In a co-branding agreement with Plastic Suppliers, Avery Dennison will develop and market a variety of pressure-sensitive products incorporating this PLA film that uses NatureWorks PLA resin from NatureWorks LLC.
Plastic Suppliers has introduced EarthFirst™ PLA, made from Cargill Dow’s NatureWorks™ biopolymer. Film is available in clear and matte versions, and is 100% compostable because it is made from corn instead of petrochemicals.
Packaging Direct is introducing a line of fresh food containers made from 100% corn-based NatureWorks™ PLA from Cargill Dow. The clear, hinged containers for packaging fresh produce are compliant with the common footprint configuration, as well as a variety of specialty containers for fresh herbs, garnishes, and seasonings.
NatureWorks™ PLA from Cargill Dow (Minnetonka, MN) is a family of polymers that is derived entirely from renewable resources and is said to biodegrade in municipal and industrial composting facilities.