Sustainable packaging solutions for the
iTextiles® have partnered to promote biobased and sustainable
packaging alternatives to apparel brands worldwide.
Natur-Tec® a division of Northern
Technologies Corporation USA is a manufacturer of biobased and
compostable plastics intended to replace conventional,
Natur-Tec® has a broad bioplastics portfolio which spans
flexible film, rigid injection molded materials, and engineered
plastics. These applications allow for the production of 100%
certified biodegradable and compostable finished products, such
as bags, food service products, and product packaging. Natur-Tec®
products find applications as Packaging bags, covers, hangers,
clips, collar supports, hang tags, etc. These products are made
from fully biodegradable and compostable materials that are
environment friendly alternatives to conventional plastics such
as polyethylene and polypropylene. These products are certified
compostable as per international standards such as ASTM D6400
(USA), EN 13432 (Europe) and ISO 17088. Natur-Tec® products are
manufactured from renewable/natural materials, and engineered to
provide high level of performance and protection in a packaging
application. These products are fully RSL compliant, and do not
contain any heavy metals or toxic materials.
“Natur-Tec® solutions support the Sustainability initiatives
and goals of major Apparel Brands and aid in reducing the carbon
footprint of their products,” said, Dr. Sunder Balakrishnan,
General Manager & Director, Natur-Tec®.
Northern Technologies International Corporation (NTIC)
U.S.A., focuses on developing, marketing and selling proprietary
environmentally beneficial material science-based product and
technical services via a network of independent distributors,
manufacturers' representatives and joint ventures in over 50
iTextiles® is a multi-disciplinary textile
solutions company that helps businesses create, manage, and
fulfill demand for a wide range of textiles and fibers.
Established in 2006 as a trading concern, the company has
rapidly transformed to become a pivotal value chain manager in
the region, representing some of the biggest international
companies including INVISTA™, Kaneka, LUREX®, Alexium
International, The Dow Chemicals, DSM and more.
Today, iTextiles® is fully capable and committed to create
increasing value for partners in all aspects of the supply
chain, working alongside both manufacturing business and retail
partners to provide integrated solutions in market generation,
sourcing, branding, and sales. “Our partnership with Natur-Tec®
complements our existing product portfolio and enables us to add
value across different supply chain functions,” said, Mr.
Mujeebullah Khan, CEO, iTextiles.