Three years ago, bioplastics was a focus at NPE – as an emerging technology. Now, bioplastics have arrived. At NPE2012, these materials are one of the main issues on the agenda of the SPI’s Business of Plastics Conference colocated at NPE2012.
The Business of Plastics Conference is the “preeminent educational program that focuses on the business issues impacting the industry”, and is this year comprised of 28 sessions divided into the following five tracks: advocacy, regulatory and safety issues, bioplastics, marketing, medical products, and sustainability.
Some nine sessions on bioplastics are scheduled during the first three days of this educational conference, dealing with subjects ranging from certifications and standards to disposal options and the Department of Agriculture’s biopreferred procurement progam. A panel discussion with representatives from the entire bioplastics value chain will offer the opportunity to hear firsthand about what is going on right now in the industry....