Thailand’s plastics industry has an ambitious goal – become one of the hubs for the emerging bioplastics industry – as it aims to capture some of the sizable worldwide biopolymer investment expected in the next few years.
The Southeast Asian country is not traditionally thought of as a place that develops cutting-edge polymers, but Thai officials used a recent conference in Bangkok to make their case for linking their large agriculture and plastics industries to become a center for making plant-based plastics.
Tags: lower energy costs, investments, resin plant, cassava starch, corn starch, polybutylene succinate, food waste
Plastics News, 2013-02-14.
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