NEO Plastics, describes it as an all-organic compound that gets added to a masterbatch of plastic resin so that packaging made from that resin will break down in anaerobic conditions like landfills in years vs. the centuries that traditional plastics require.
Asian Packaging Federation of which ASD being the 1st Vice President, met in Colombo, capital city of Sri Lanka, between December 11-17, 2017 for 42th General Assembly, AsiaStar 2017 Jury Meeting and Awards Ceremony.
During the 2nd Board Meeting of 2017, on November 07th in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the new President of WPO, Pierre Pienaar, elected on May during Interpack, announced his new Executive Board for 2018-2020 term.
Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD) draw attention on the importance of packaging recycling. Mr. Zeki Saribekir, the President of ASD, said “Packaging is not waste, but rather important materials useful for economy. Through recycling, we achieve a positive contribution both to our economy and to our environment.”
WPO Members met in Brazil the week commencing 6 November for meetings and the judging of the WorldStar Packaging Awards. The judging session took place as part of the 99th WPO Board Meeting activities and were kindly hosted by the Brazilian Packaging Association.
Annual “Turkey's Top and Second 500 Manufacturers / Producers 2016” research prepared by Istanbul Chamber of Industry is announced. A total of 61 packaging companies, 35 of which are Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD) members, are placed on ISO top 500 and second 500 lists.