Clear Lam develops new barrier film structure applying plant-based plastic


Clear Lam Packaging, Inc., a manufacturer of rigid and flexible packaging, has created a new film structure made partially from plant-based plastic, which is being used for all varieties of Lactalis' Precious Sticksters branded cheese sticks.

Clear Lam chief marketing officer Roman Forowycz told PlasticsToday the company developed the renewable material to address a growing market demand for more sustainable packaging.

"Retailers, consumer packaged goods companies, as well as packaging material developers and manufacturers such as Clear Lam, are working together to minimize carbon footprint," he said. "Lactalis is a leader in the cheese industry and recognized the need to innovate and to move forward with new technologies."...
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