Cellulosic Fibres in Packaging,

18 Jan, 2022

14:30

Going LIVE – CMT & Moderator’s Welcome

14:40

Future of Fiber-Based Packaging Materials as Replacement for Single-Use Plastic

  • Current status – fiber vs. plastics, the main driving forces
  • Future outlook for fiber-based packaging, the areas of opportunity to replace plastics, examples of packaging applications
  • Main challenges that need to be overcome

Ms. Jenni Kärkkäinen, Principal, Packaging

AFRY Management Consulting

15:10

Smart Packaging with Cellulose Foam

  • Where does polymer foams and packaging inserts end up today, at their end-of-life?
  • What does Stora Enso’s new renewable wood foam Fibrease solve?
  • Where do we see potential for cellulose foams in the future?

Ms. Elisabeth Bergvall, Business Director Climate Smart Packaging

Stora Enso

15:40

Dry Molded Technology – Low Impact Alternative to Plastic Packaging

  • Dry molded fibers – benefits & challenges in replacing plastics
  • Yangi an open-source packaging solution
  • Collaborations for creating more sustainable solutions

Ms. Anna Altner, Founder & CEO

The Loop Factory AB

16:10

Virtual Networking Interval @ CMT MEET

16:40

Microfibrillated Cellulose in the Next Generation of Sustainable Packaging Materials

  • Microfibrillated Cellulose (MFC) - industrial production method, material properties & application areas
  • Detailed examples of how MFC can be used to reduce costs & add value to fibre-based packaging materials
  • Sustaining quality in the packaging circular economy with low cost MFC prepared from recycled feedstocks

Mr. Tom Larson, Technology Implementation Manager

FiberLean Technologies Ltd

17:10

Polysaccharide Fibres in Food-Contact Packaging

  • Low cost production of polysaccharide materials
  • Utilization of the materials in food packaging
  • Value addition to the packaging materials

Mr. Smarak Bandyopadhyay, Postdoctoral Researcher

Tomas Bata University in Zlín

17:40

Final Discussion & Virtual Networking Interval II

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