New raw materials are proving a technological leap in packaging.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed new products from potatoes and grain for the packaging, paper, construction and medical technology industries. The new glues and paper coatings developed from starch are economical, durable and can be completely recycled. They also enable lighter packaging products. The starch products and their manufacturing methods signify an enormous step forward for the packaging and paper industries. The new starch products can also be utilised in pharmaceutical products as they make it possible to regulate the release of substances into the body.
The new raw materials developed by VTT are an immense technological leap forward for the packaging field. They are appropriate for use as raw materials in glues for the construction industry. The new starch products can be used especially to replace current synthetic raw materials for glues, which are difficult to recycle.
Soili Peltonen | alfa
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