- Another milestone towards a circular economy for polystyrene
- Introduction of a functional barrier to comply with food contact regulations
INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, and Pal Packaging, a leading vertically integrated manufacturer and distributor of food packaging and foodservice products, announced today to partner on styrenics based sustainable food contact applications. Pal Packaging now incorporates the new mechanically recycled Styrolution PS ECO, a 100% recycled polystyrene, in new food packaging solutions.
Pal Packaging is a division of the Greece based Palamidis SA corporation. They are an innovative and reliable supplier of packers, processors and supermarkets across Europe. After successful trials with the new recycled material provided by INEOS Styrolution, the company was impressed with the ease of processing and the quality of the final product.
Konstantinos Roumpos, Quality and R&D manager at PALAMIDIS comments: “INEOS Styrolution made it a seamless transition for us to offer our customers a sustainable packaging solution. We are eager to go ahead with sustainable packaging solutions starting with poultry and mushroom packaging.”
Louie Mackee, Standard Business Project Specialist at INEOS Styrolution adds: “At INEOS Styrolution, we are excited working with Pal Packaging. The company is committed to providing high quality products and dedicated to new sustainable solutions. In fact, our two companies share the same vision in terms of sustainability and innovation.”
About Palamidis SA
Pal Packaging is an innovative manufacturer and distributor of food packaging and foodservice products, supplying packers, processors and supermarkets across Europe. Significant investments in the past 20 years have enabled it to become one of the fastest growing companies in this industry in Europe. Apart from the production of recyclable XPS food packaging items, a PET production line was introduced in late 2019 enabling the usage of both post-industrial and post-consumer recycled materials, thus contributing to a sustainable future. Pal packaging now exports top quality products to more than 30 countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa on an ongoing basis. The management is headquartered in Kifisia, Athens, Greece. PALAMIDIS SA employs approximately 170 people and operates production sites in two countries. For more information, visit www.pal.gr.
About INEOS Styrolution
INEOS Styrolution is the leading global styrenics supplier, with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, ABS Standard and styrenic specialties. With world-class production facilities and more than 90 years of experience, INEOS Styrolution helps its customers succeed by offering solutions, designed to give them a competitive edge in their markets. At the same time, these innovative and sustainable best-in-class solutions help make the circular economy for styrenics a reality. The company provides styrenic applications for many everyday products across a broad range of industries, including automotive, electronics, household, construction, healthcare, packaging and toys/sports/leisure. In 2021, sales were at 6 billion euros. INEOS Styrolution employs approximately 3,600 people and operates 20 production sites in ten countries.