Canadian Plastics

COOL INNOVATIONS WITH PLA

Here are some of the ways in which Canadian processors and brand owners are using Ingeo's PLA-based biopolymers:

September 1, 2008   Canadian Plastics



Here are some of the ways in which Canadian processors and brand owners are using Ingeo’s PLA-based biopolymers:

• Thermoformer Tilton Plastics (Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Que.) manufactures cookie trays for LeClerc, which produces the Loblaws and President’s Choice line of cookies.

• Bi-Ax Inc. (Wingham, Ont.) sells bi-axially oriented film and sheet made of Ingeo, which is being used for numerous applications such as coffee packages, clear windows for artisan style bread bags, and clear folded cartons.

• Cargo Cosmetics (Toronto) has used Ingeo for an injection molded case for its Plant Love Lipstick, sold at Sephora retail stores, as well as department stores and beauty boutiques.

• +1 Water provides Ingeo water bottles to the Canadian market, with bottles currently being distributed to the Ontario Natural Food Co-op and Mountain Path Organics.

• Montreal-based Dyne-a-Pak is using Ingeo to manufacture foamed produce and meat trays.

• Danbree Corporation (Brewington, Ont.) distributes a FabriKal, Greenware cup line made with PLA, which is being used by the CFL at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Football Stadium, and by a number of breweries such as Labatt’s, Moosehead and Steam Whistle for various events and venues.

Source: NatureWorks, LLC


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