Worldwide, every other toothbrush is produced on a Zahoransky machine. In 1988, the toothbrush market was revolutionized with the emergence of the first two-component injection mold for toothbrushes. And while today moldmaking, packaging machines and systems technology are all core competencies of the Black Forest-based Zahoransky Group, the simple toothbrush continues to form a source of inspiration for innovation.
The company has now developed a new disposable toothbrush made of biopolymer composite material, for distribution in hotels and airplanes. The biologically degradable fiber-filled compound is composed of waste paper fibers that have been pressed to free-flowing bulk solids and a biobased matrix of PHB, PLA or similar biomaterial....