MGP launches new line of biodegradable resins


MGP Ingredients Inc. has developed a new line of biodegradable composite resins, called Terratek BD. This newest entry in the company's portfolio of eco-friendly bioplastic products will be introduced at the Sustainable Packaging Forum (Sept. 11-13; Pittsburgh, PA).

Applications for Terratek BD include a variety of injection-molded industrial and consumer products such as disposable packaging materials and containers.

Mike Parker, bioplastics product development and sales manager, told PlasticsToday these composites are "ideally suited for injection-molded packaging products and containers as well as many other injection-molded consumer products." However, he said it could also be adapted and modified for extrusion and thermoforming processes depending on customer requirements....
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