Paper is a comparatively sustainable material based on renewable feedstocks. Nevertheless, there is a need for change to successfully transform the energy-intensive paper industry into a low-carbon-dioxide bio-economy. The broad implementation of renewable carbon into processes and materials is the major key to achieve this goal.
Dates:06.12.2022 - 07.12.2022
Conference Center IHD, Zellescher Weg 24, 01217 Dresden
Food comes into contact with many materials before its eventual consumption. These so called Food Contact Materials (FCMs) should be sufficiently inert so that their constituents neither adversely affect consumer health nor influence the quality of the food.
Within the framework of the European "Green Deal", ambitious goals are being pursued to protect the environment and in particular to protect the oceans, some of which have already been implemented in the form of directives.
Paper based packaging materials for food and consumer goods are highly demanded by end customers as well as by distributing companies. In many cases one or multiple coating layers enable the packaging to protect e.g. food via barrier functionalities.
Graphic papers, packaging papers, hygiene papers and speciality papers are the main groups of grades used in paper production. Everyone uses them every day in many different ways, but how are they produced?