Arctic Paper Kostrzyn to develop high barrier biodegradable packaging paper
October 6, 2020
POLAND (News release) -- Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A., a subsidiary of the Arctic Paper S.A., has signed a contract with Poland's National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR) for co-financing of the project. The total net value of the project is over PLN 20 million ($5.3 million), and the maximum value of the co-financing is about PLN 8.3 million ($2.2 million).
The aim of the project is to develop and implement technology for manufacturing of a new product: high-barrier, biodegradable, antibacterial, antifungal packaging paper. This manufacturing innovation will introduce products into the packaging paper segment featuring high barrier properties and biodegradability, while maintaining high printing quality.
Arctic Paper Kostrzyn is the largest of the three paper mills in the Arctic Paper Group.