10/09/2013

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Api: "Bio and Beyond”

In 2008 the company introduced Apinat, the first biodegradable soft TPE. Shoe manufacturer Puma recently used Apinat in the sole of its first, fully biodegradable shoe. The shoe is part of Puma's "Bring Me Back” project to raise awareness of environmental sustainability and the use of environmentally friendly and recyclable materials. At K 2013, Api presents in addition to the Apinat biodegradable biopolymers, the evolution of its range of TPE and TPU compounds, now also from renewable resources.The Italian compounder will show up at K 2013 with a new organisation. There will be three business units dedicated to the market sectors Footwear and Sporting Goods, Automotive and Technical Products, and Packaging and Medical.Hall 6, stand A42

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