Alok Masterbatches launches oxo-biodegradable additives

Polymers aid to keep the carbon footprint down

Aditya Bhadauria, director at Alok Masterbatches

Delhi-based Alok Masterbatches launched biodegradable additives at Plastivision India 2017. Speaking about the company, Aditya Bhadauria, director, Alok Masterbatches said, “Most of our volumes are going to the flexible films, and at present, we are witnessing a rising demand for biodegradable polymers. It was catering to this requirement that we developed an additive that allows the polymers to be easily decomposed and consumed by the sunlight and microbes. Plastic is a novel material and because of its excellent performance, easy processing and low prices, it has made penetration into our daily lives. The main issue lies in the proper management of plastic waste rather than eliminating its use altogether. At Plastivision, we tried to lay emphasis on recyclability and used the platform to meet the clients and promote our new product. Our new solution ensures 99.95% degradation of polymers not only by oxidation but also through microbes. The trade show was planned very well, and we were able to
generate a good number of inquiries.”

Being a leading producer of masterbatches since 1993, Alok Masterbatches produces various additives to meet the demands of packaging and other industries. Recently, the company was awarded by the Government of India for its contribution in developing an additive mixed with an LED fixture to reduce the harmful effect of LED light on eyes.

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