Bioplastics Associations

Assobioplastics has been established in Rome in 2011 on initiative of various parties, among these are: producers of raw materials like M&G Polimeri Italia spa, the second private Italian chemical group and Novamont s.p.a. Also includes producers of products, distributors of bioplastic and the Association who represents the world of compost (Italian Consortium of Composters).Australasian Bioplastics Association

  • Australasian Bioplastics Association. 

The Australasian Bioplastics Association, (ABA) is the peak body for the bioplastics industry in Australia and New Zealand with supported links between the ABA and European Bioplastics, Japan Bioplastics, Korean Bioplastics, Bioplastics Product Institute US and other Associations in Thailand, Taiwan and Malaysia. Website

The SPI Bioplastics Council is a committee of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association. The Council promotes the development of bioplastics as an integral part of the plastics industry by: Educating the plastics industry, federal, state and local governments, and value chain. Articulating clear and consistent descriptions of the different bioplastics options. Providing strategic advice to the plastics industry, federal, state and local governments and the value chain and promote harmonization of environmental policies. Establishing itself as the “go to” source for information about the bioplastics industry.

Founded in Germany in 1993 as IBAW, European Bioplastics today represents the interests of around 70 member companies throughout the European Union. With members from the agricultural feedstock, chemical and plastics industries, as well as industrial users and recycling companies, European Bioplastics serves as both a contact platform and catalyst for advancing the objectives of the growing bioplastics industry.

Japan BioPlastics Association (JBPA), which was founded in 1989 as Biodegradable Plastics Society (BPS), is a private organization with the objectives of promoting the popularization of Biomass-based plastics and Biodegradable plastics as well as establishing the new technologies relevant to these new plastics. The association currently has around 240 registered members including resin manufacturers, processing makers, final products manufacturers and trading companies. JBPA has been devoting itself to a wide range of activities since its foundation in order to accomplish the objectives in collaboration with the central governmental agencies, municipalities, Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA) and other domestic and international organizations.

Thai Bioplastics Industry Association (TBIA) was formed by a group of companies in the downstream bioplastic industry focusing on environment protection while considering the demand of the world market. The objective and the vision of the Association are consistent with the concept of the National Innovation Agency (Public Organization) (NIA) , which is to initiate and establish the bioplastics industry in Thailand. Therefore, on 10 August 2005, the Thai Bioplastics Club was established by five major companies; Thantawan Industry PLC., Nippon pack (Thailand) PLC., Thai Plastic Bag Industries Co., Ltd., Unity Thai Products Co., Ltd. and Quality Minerals Public Company Limited.

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