GURGOAN, INDIA (Nov. 4, 2:15 p.m. ET) — Roidec India Chemicals Pvt Ltd. has introduced a biodegradable alternative to conventional plastic packaging. According to the company, the material creates a moisture barrier and is heat sealable.
Roidec, a Gurgoan-based subsidiary of Apra Group of Cos., said the product has been tested by the Central Institute of Plastic Engineering & Technology in Chennai, the Indian Institute of Packaging in Mumbai and Spectro Analytical Labs Ltd. in New Delhi.
The company has a plant capable of making 25 metric tons of material per day, and it plans to build another plant in Barodat.