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Plastics wrap up lunches

Published: March 22, 2011 6:00 am ET
Updated: March 22, 2011 12:00 am ET

Lunch time is getting attention from plastics manufacturers, as more adults look for healthy pack-it-yourself alternatives to fast food. Aladdin's new collapsible polypropylene bowls -- which integrate thermoplastic elastomer bands into PP structures -- allow consumers to carry a variety of foods separately in a small space such as a commuter bag. PN stopped by Aladdin's booth at the International Home + Housewares Show, held March 6-8 in Chicago, for a demonstration.

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