K 2013: PLA bioplastic debuts in touchscreen computer housing

Budding Taiwanese bioplastics supplier Supla (Tainan) has launched its first commercial application that uses its polylactic acid (PLA) resin. The PLA, based on based on lactides from Corbion Purac (5/B22) has been deployed in the housing of a large touchscreen computer.

Developed in cooperation with Kuender, an OEM/ODM for many brand customers, the high gloss housing is made from high heat PLA. Corbion Purac, a supplier of lactic acid and lactides, is showcasing this computer at K 2013.

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