Asian Chemical Connections
Sustainability is the name of the game in packaging. How do chemicals fit in?
BIODEGRADABLE, COMPOSTABLE, recyclable, reusable, lighter-weight, renewable-based, eco-friendly, sustainable. That's just some of the jargon in the packaging industry. Packaging has become one of the hot spots of green revolution.
Green packaging has not only become a new profit source but a cost-saving solution for the long term, especially with the growing need to cut costs in feedstocks, operations, materials and transportation.
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"Key priorities for the CEO are focusing on higher margin specialty PVC, and integration – both back into feedstocks and forward into manufacturing."
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