It has published a video that explains in detail the process of Wheylayer2. The video shows the manufacturing process on the facilities of one of the project partners, Lajovic Tuba (Slovenia).
The second demonstration session was held in Germany on 28th of July 2014. It was organized by consortium partner MLANG in their facilities. The aim of this demonstration was to present WHEYLAYER 2 project to German public and potential Germans end users. It was an open event and everyone who showed an interest was invited. Due to the German speaking audience all presentations were in German language performed by Holmer Woehlk from MLANG.
The event attended 14 attendees, all were from Germany. Mainly they were from packaging industry.
Urška Sušnik Pivk (TUBA) presented WHEYLAYER 2 project on June 5 at the seminar on Slovenian biopolymer day in Slovenj Gradec organized by Institute of Chemistry, the leading partner of the international project PLASTiCE.
Dr. Elodie Bugnicourt participated in the radio program A New Whey of Thinking of Heritage Radio Show Station to explain the Wheylayer project.
The main demonstration event of the Wheylayer2 project, focused on the converting of the new packaging material, was held in TUBA on July 4th, 2014. It gathered 31 attendees from 7 countries. After overview presentations of the project results given by the consortium, a practical demonstration was carried out to show the coating process as well as different Wheylayer samples. The participants were greatly interested by the session and future use of the new material.
Wheylayer project was present at PLMA International trade fair (World of Private Label), an event to put in contact retailers and manufacturers, celebrated in Amsterdam the past 20-21 of May.
TUBA, one of the project partners, had a booth at the trade fair and exposed Wheylayer communication material and samples to the visitors.
Plastics Today highlights Wheylayer in an article on trends in the development of bioplastics for packaging solutions. The magazine, specialised in the plastic industry, published an article about the bioplastic and its role for the present and future of packaging, making references to some solutions presented at Interpack 2014 and mentioning Wheylayer as one of the outstanding projects. Click here to read the article
Great success for wheylayer with over 200 visitors interested on the unique new O2 barrier biopolymer
The project partners presented Wheylayer at Interpack.
More than 175.000 visitors, 2.700 exhibitors and 19 halls, are the figures of the number one trade fair for the worldwide packaging industry, celebrated from 8 to 14 may at Dusseldorf (Germany).
Wheylayer project was met with success among attendants and over 200 visitors were actively interested on the unique new O2 barrier biopolymer. 4 project partners shared a stand (IRIS, TUBA, Fraunhofer and Serviplast), to participate in the dissemination of the project to the trade fair visitors, bringing several support materials and samples to deliver among the visitors and show the benefits of the project development.
Project partner TUBA received last November 25th the Nationality Award for the Best Eco Product 2013, in recognition of Wheylayer tubes. The award was delivered by Dr. Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for the Environment, and some media published the new:
- The TV channel Dnevnik SLO1 dedicates a space in the news to talk about the awards (minute 22:30).
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- The Magazine Finance also mentioned the award ceremony.
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