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Aimplas develops compostable plastic boxes for wine bottles from vine remains

Aimplas develops compostable plastic boxes for wine bottles from vine remains

With a circular economy vision, the RASPONS project seeks to value these by-products within the wine sector itself, obtaining compostable cardboard-like plastic boxes for wine bottles. The La Viña Cooperative, as project leader, the Technological Institute of Plastics (AIMPLAS) and the Institute for Conservation and Improvement ...
Aimplas develops a new solution to guarantee the safety of bioplastics for the sea

Aimplas develops a new solution to guarantee the safety of bioplastics for the sea

With the aim of promoting more sustainable and safe biodegradable plastic solutions for the marine environment, Aimplas, the Plastics Technology Institute, is working on new, highly reliable standardized methodologies to assess the biodegradation, disintegration and ecotoxicity of bioplastics in the sea. with the AIGUA project...
Aimplas inaugurates facilities dedicated to research in circular economy

Aimplas inaugurates facilities dedicated to research in circular economy

Aimplas, the Technological Institute of Plastics, held on July 12 the opening ceremony of new facilities with which it has expanded its infrastructure in the Technological Park of Valencia and which was attended by the Minister of Sustainable Economy, Productive Sectors, Commerce and Labor , Rafael Climent, the mayor of Paterna, Juan Antonio...
Spain will multiply by 40 the waste treatment capacities for chemical recycling in 2025

Spain will multiply by 40 the waste treatment capacities for chemical recycling in 2025

Plastics Europe (pan-European association of plastics producers), Feique (Business Federation of the Spanish Chemical Industry) and Aimplas (Plastic Technological Institute) have presented the report "Chemical Recycling in Spain: Betting on a circular future", the first study in which analyzes the situation and degree of implementation of the ...
Aimplas develops innovative membranes to capture CO2

Aimplas develops innovative membranes to capture CO2

In order to convert carbon dioxide into a resource, Aimplas, the Technological Institute of Plastics, is working on the SOSCO2 project, financed by the Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (IVACE), which addresses this challenge through two strategic lines: development of membrane-based selective CO2 separation technologies ...
Aimplas develops new techniques to give a second life to waste packaging, textiles, tires or mattresses

Aimplas develops new techniques to give a second life to waste packaging, textiles, tires or mattresses

In order to put an end to the limitations that this complex waste has presented so far during its recycling process, Aimplas, the Technological Institute of Plastics, is working on the Neorec project, which has funding from the Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (IVACE) and ERDF funds. Aimplas is...
Aimplas develops an innovative sustainable adhesive

Aimplas develops an innovative sustainable adhesive

Aimplas, Technological Institute of Plastic, is developing an innovative biobased and compostable adhesive, within the framework of the ADHBIO project, financed by the Valencian Innovation Agency (AVI). Hot-melt adhesive represents between 15% and 21% of the global volume of production and consumption of adhesives. The biobased adhesive and...
A new chemical recycling system will make it possible to obtain additives from non-recyclable waste

A new chemical recycling system will make it possible to obtain additives from non-recyclable waste

Aimplas, the Plastics Technological Institute, has coordinated Life Ecomethylal, a European project that has just concluded and which has resulted in a plant capable of obtaining half a kilo of methylal (a substance that can be used as a solvent or as a raw material for the production of new plastics) for every kilo of waste no ...
Virtual MeetingPack 2021 is held on May 27

Virtual MeetingPack 2021 is held on May 27

MeetingPack Virtual 2021, the prelude to MeetingPack 2022, will present the innovations and address the challenges of the food packaging sector through a series of inspiring presentations and round tables on May 27. Sponsoring companies such as Enplater Group, UBE, RSM and TPL, collaborating entities such as Avep, PlasticsEurope, Fipa, ...
The Museum of Plastics is inaugurated in Madrid

The Museum of Plastics is inaugurated in Madrid

On May 8, 2021, the Madrid Plastics Museum opened its doors, a project initiated by EsPlásticos of which the Paccor company is one of the main sponsors. The museum, a space made 100% of plastic, pays tribute to the various creations in plastics and highlights their unknown uses and utilities. You can only visit ...
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