Compounder adds four grades to bio-compounds portfolio
The company’s biodegradable grades are made of plant materials and natural additives (Photo: Sirmax)
Italian compounder Sirmax (Cittadella; is making the best of its acquisition of compatriot company Microtec (Padova; by expanding its range of bio-compound products, under brand name “Biocomp”. The company recently added four new grades – “Biocomp IM 95”, “Biocomp IM 95CP”, “Biocomp IM DPLA” and “Biocomp IM CFLEX” – to its portfolio.

The biodegradable grades, made of plant materials and natural additives, are suitable for food-contact materials. Sirmax also assures of an ease of processing through extrusion and moulding, limited cycle time, and resistance to deformation for these grades. Diego Lombardo, MD, Microtec, said, “Now, we are also able to provide our customers with the compound specific to thermoforming. We are already operative.”

Sirmax CEO Massimo Pavin recently announced plans for operations in Padova, include a possible expansion to as many as 10 lines with a capacity of 40,000 t/y by 2022 (see of 30.10.2020).
03.02.2021 [246855-0]
Published on 03.02.2021

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