K 2013: Add a little. Gain a lot, says Sukano

An appropriate piece of advice from a company specialized in the development and production of masterbatches, special compounds and blends designed to enhance the properties of biobased and petroleum-based plastics. Switzerland-based Sukano AG is a master of the science needed to combine just the right ingredients to solve problems and add value to materials. And because its products are highly concentrated, only very small amounts are needed to achieve the desired effect.

At the K fair, Thomas Weigl, CEO at Sukano, talked about the company's latest foray into new territory: fibers and filaments. Sukano's knowhow was hitherto mainly in packaging and bottling so Weigl says the company invested in new personnel and hired the expertise they needed in this new area.

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