The US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC), is testing high-barrier, non-foil materials, for military ration packaging and food packaging that supports space missions for NASA.
GE Advanced Materials has developed Noryl PKN, a resin capable of
extreme temperature resistance. This, says the company, makes it
ideal for food packaging that goes direct from the deep freeze to
A new thermoplastic alloy, designed for use in large retort
packaging sterilisation trays, is said to offer ready-meal
manufacturers increased rack/surge capacity for higher output,
double service life, and lower systems costs.