Month: October 2018

New Polypropylene Nonwoven Fabric Aims to Push the Limits of Consumer Safety

Polypropylene Nonwoven Fabric

Polypropylene is the world’s leading raw material used for manufacturing nonwoven fabrics. They account for 47.4% of the total volume of the nonwovens market in because of their use in diapers, feminine care, medical products, and hygiene products. But why is propylene so popular in the nonwovens market? Let’s find out! Reasons for the Wide …

Environment Related Initiatives – AIPMA

Environment Related Initiatives

All India Plastics Manufacturer’s Association – popularly known as AIPMA – is one of the oldest and largest apex body of the plastic industry in India. Founded by industry visionaries, the association is a professionally managed body guided by leading industrialists and professionals of the industry. Headquartered in Mumbai, the association has regional offices in …

Plasticulture and its way forward in India

Plasticulture

Plasticulture or using Plastics in Agriculture is a new method of enhancing the growth of Agricultural produce. Plasticulture originated in the mid-20th century. Few countries have been careful to adopt this viable method of assisting agricultural growth. This is because it would replace their existing techniques, they may not be aware of its benefits or …

Few Interesting Myths About Plastics

Myths About Plastics

Plastic has become an inevitable part of everyday life right from carry bags to medical plastics. According to a study conducted by Grand View Research, the Global Plastics Market is expected to reach USD 654.38 billion by 2020. People around the world debate about the boon and bane of plastics to humankind. Here are a …

Turning Plastics Waste into Viable Low-Cost Fuel

Turning Plastics Waste into Viable Low CostFuel

Given the need to meet the world’s rising energy needs, policy makers have been calling for a comprehensive energy policy program. The energy recovery from plastic waste is one such example of innovative energy approach, that has been getting a lot of attention lately. There are a couple of reasons plastic is considered as a …

Benefits of Plastic Packaging

Plastic Packaging

Plastic is the commonly used material for packaging. It is used in a wide variety of products ranging from beauty products to personal care products. What makes plastic the most preferred choice of packaging globally is its benefits, which are discussed below: Increased food safety and shelf life Plastics create a natural barrier against moisture …

Difference Between Biodegradable Packaging and Compostable Packaging

Biodegradable Packaging and Compostable Packaging

Nowadays most of the packaging options claim to be biodegradable and compostable. However, have you ever thought of the difference between them? It is essential to know what these packaging materials mean for understanding the impact they cause on the environment. Biodegradable Packaging Biodegradable packaging breaks down easily and decomposes into natural elements within a …

Building A Career in The Plastic Industry

Career in The Plastic Industry

Plastics are present everywhere, right from toys to aeroplanes. Being cost-effective and easy to manufacture, they are replacing metals in all fields. Plastic industry in India is a rapidly growing industry, where the demand for the qualified and experienced workforce is very high. There are several job opportunities in the public and private sector industries. …

Could This Be the Solution to the Global E-waste Problem?

Global E-waste Problem

In recent years, the consumer demand for electronics has escalated to a great degree. Consumers today prefer buying a new gadget instead of repairing an old one. This trend has played a major part in the global e-waste crisis. As per a United Nations Environment Program report, the American electronics industry alone produced about 42 …

Recovery Options for Flexible Plastic Packaging

Recovery Options for Flexible Plastic Packaging

If you are a regular at supermarkets, you must have noticed that most items on the aisle of grocery stores come packaged in the flexible plastic material. Items such as baby food, pet food, detergent pods and more, which were earlier sold in rigid packaging now come in flexible bags and pouches. Though flexible plastic …