11/14/2019

Trioplast designs for the future – first silage stretch film with PCR developed

The production of plastic waste is a big issue today. Plastics should not end up in landfills - or even worse in nature. The film manufacturer Trioplast has therefore been committed to sustainable use of the products since the 1990s. On this year’s AGRITECHNICA Trioplast is promoting the services and new products to meet a more sustainable future of agriculture.

As a leading producer of polyethylene film, Trioplast has focused on the topic of sustainable plastic use within farming while at the same time obtain highest efficiency and silage quality for the user.

Besides an extensive service offering, Trioplast   has products made from recycled raw-material, products with less material usage and products made from renewable sources in its portfolio.

For example, the silage sheet product TriO2 is a good solution on the market for all farmers who want to work efficiently and sustainably, without having to compromise on feed quality.

The film with oxygen barrier properties contains high levels of post consumer recycled (PCR) material, is a single material construction without barrier materials as EVOH or PA and is 100% recyclable.

for silage stretch film. On AGRITECHNICA 2019 Trioplast will present the first stretch film for bale wrapping on the market produced from recycled (PCR) polyethylene and by this opens up the opportunities for an increased circularity and less impact on the environment. Calculations show, that the total carbon footprint of this patent pending product is reduced by >15% compared to virgin-based film.

Another option for sustainable film, is replacing the fossil based raw materials by renewable ones. The premium silage stretch film Triowrap BIO is based on fossil-free green polyethylene based on feedstock derived from sugarcanes with a very low carbon footprint. This stretch film shows the same properties as the other premium films from Trioplast and also enables highest silage quality.

Trioplast is one of Europe’s largest polyethylene film producers in the packaging and hygiene sector and the market leader in silage strech films and high-performance stretch films. The agri assortment consisting of silage strech, silage sheet and mulch films is represented by distributors in most parts of the world. In the last 20 years, Trioplast has been driving the development forward with many new products focusing on the end users’ efficiency, but also on reducing the environmental impact.

 

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