Renewable Fibers and Bio-based Materials for Packaging Applications – a Review of Recent Developments

@inproceedings{Johansson2012RenewableFA,
  title={Renewable Fibers and Bio-based Materials for Packaging Applications – a Review of Recent Developments},
  author={Caisa Johansson and Julien Bras and I{\~n}aki Mondragon and Petronela Nechita and David Plackett and P{\'e}ter Simon and Diana Gregor Svetec and Sanna P Virtanen and Marco Giacinti Baschetti and Chris Breen and Francis Clegg and Susana Aucejok},
  year={2012}
}
This review describes the state-of-the-art of material derived from the forest sector with respect to its potential for use in the packaging industry. Some innovative approaches are highlighted. The aim is to cover recent developments and key challenges for successful introduction of renewable materials in the packaging market. The covered subjects are renewable fibers and bio-based polymers for use in bioplastics or as coatings for paper-based packaging materials. Current market sizes and… CONTINUE READING