Consumers are becoming more and more environmentally aware of the impact they create on the planet and thus seek out opportunities that are more respectful towards the environment.
Galactic produces lactides from lactic acid which is then converted to Poly Lactic Acid (PLA), a 100% biodegradable plastic produced from renewable resources such as sugar beet, sugar cane, wheat, maize and cellulose.
PLA is used for different applications such as automotive parts, clothing and carpet fibres, food packaging etc…
New materials: PLA (polylactic acid) is the first plastic of its kind produced from renewable resources. It is an active player in green chemistry through its significant reduction of the carbon foot print when compared to oil based traditional plastics.