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August 10, 2018

Alterra Holdings has developed multiple “Straw” formulations that are marine degradable

Many major beverage brands are working with Alterra on replacing their plastic and paper straws with the new marine degradable formulations. These formulations are ecofriendly while […]
August 4, 2018

Alterra Holdings launches compounds for paper coatings based on PHA.

⦁ Alterra is working with a major coffee chain to replace its conventional plastic lined cups with PHA lined cups to increase biodegradability in paper cups. […]
July 20, 2018

Alterra Holdings develops EVA Formable X-Linkable Compound.

Alterra has worked closely with large EVA compounders to develop this new technology. This compound will be used by US footwear manufacturers of shoes with EVA […]
May 14, 2018

Alterra Holdings is working together with blow molder TPG Industries.

Alterra is working with TPG to develop the next generation barrier compound for fuel cans. This compound will be a lower cost alternative to current compounds, […]
May 5, 2018

Alterra, DuPont partner on faster-degrading bioplastics

New materials firm Alterra Holdings is working with DuPont Industrial BioSciences on the development of bioplastic compounds. The goal will be to provide a range of […]
April 1, 2018

Alterra Holdings launches Biodegradable Mulch and film compounds as a replacement for polyethylene films.

⦁ Alterra is working with a major film producer to implement Alterra technology to replace the polyethylene mulch films. Release is expected by 2023, and it […]
March 29, 2018

Alterra Holdings Company Presents at SPE Thermoplastics Engineered Conference

New materials firm Alterra Holdings Company (“Alterra”)  made a strong presence that the SPE Thermoplastics Engineered Conference in Shanghai held on March 27 to 29, 2018.  […]
March 20, 2018

Alterra and Mitsui partner on development of ASTM 6400 degradable films

Specialty plastics compounder, Alterra Holdings Company, is working with Mitsui Plastics, Inc. to commercialize bioplastic compounds for extruded film applications. The bioplastic compounds are based on […]
February 1, 2018

Alterra Holdings names Dr. Sassan Tarahomi as the Chief Technology Officer.

As part of Alterra’s focus on bringing its industry changing solutions to the automotive sector, Dr. Tarahomi will be an invaluable asset. Dr. Tarahomi has many […]