Close×

Innovia Films is refocusing its research and development efforts on high-barrier materials, with plans to produce a range of new Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) products.

The first to market will be high barrier metallised films, followed by AlOx clear high barrier films and coextruded oxygen barrier films, according to global business manager Stephen Langstaff.

“We are very close to bringing these assets on stream and have already been working hard to develop new films that will help to extend the shelf life of a range of products, thereby reducing food waste," he said. 

"What is also exciting is that we will be developing options that will allow pack simplification, by removing/ replacing layers within lamination materials that restrict recycling.

"They will also assist in the production of mono layer materials for different applications that will enable them to be more easily recycled and be included in circular economy packaging design processes.”

Discussions under non-disclosure agreements with key brands are already underway to establish opportunities and map out specific requirements.

Food & Drink Business

Coca-Cola Amatil has scored a big slice of new business after signing an exclusive supply agreement with local fast food restaurant chain Pizza Hut

tna has promoted its chief sales officer to lead the company into its next growth phase alongside the company's founders who will stay on in leadership roles.

Irish-born celebrity chef Colin Fassnidge has signed on as the new face of the Di Bella coffee brand in Australia.