SPI opens Bioplastics Council to brand owners and other interested parties


In a bid to expand the range of participants in the trade group's Bioplastics Council, formed in 2008, SPI: the Plastics Industry Trade Association (Washington, DC) has opened the special interest group to a wider range of bioplastics-related companies and organizations.

Except for injection molder Nypro, the Bioplastics Council's current members are all suppliers and compounders: Arkema, BASF, Cereplast, DuPont, Jamplast, NatureWorks, PolyOne, Teknor Apex and Telles. The SPI has three other industry councils, one each for processors, material suppliers and machinery manufacturers. Each of these has committees within it, such as the machine safety standards committee within the Equipment Council....
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