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BANGKOK - Indorama Ventures’ Hygiene Group will present its sustainable suite of recycled and biodegradable polymer solutions for filter media applications, including its latest offering Deja CO2 Neutral Fibers, at this week's Filtech exhibition.

The company’s fully certified carbon neutral brand Deja CO2 Neutral is the latest addition to its innovative Deja range, a carbon neutral solution for PP staple fibres.

Deja CO2 Neutral Fibers come with an independently verified carbon neutral certification of compliance to demonstrate its sustainable production throughout its supply chain. The final carbon footprint is reduced to zero through the use of clean energy, recycled water, low impact transport network and by using carbon credit offsetting for unavoidable emissions.

According to IVL, this certification can facilitate environmentally conscious companies to achieve their ambitious sustainability targets. Through Indorama Ventures’ partnership with South Pole, a leading project developer and provider of global climate solutions, the company is able to offset any unavoidable carbon emissions with carbon offset projects that help to transform lives and protect the planet.

The focus of the Hygiene Group at Indorama Ventures is on producing PP, PET, rPET, and bicomponent fibres and nonwovens with a lower carbon footprint, providing a sustainable source of material for Filtration Media applications. The Hygiene team at Indorama Ventures aims to optimises sustainable technologies and group materials and apply this expertise across specialist areas and applications, offering multi polymer solutions with enhanced functionality. Similarly for filtration media, the breadth of polymer and technologies which the Indorama Ventures Hygiene Group can support is driving innovation across both air and liquid filtration applications.

At Filtech, Indorama Hygiene Group will demonstrate the latest product developments offering solutions for: Air filtration, including air conditioning, cabin filter media, industrial media and face masks; Liquid Filtration, including food and beverage, waste water treatment and also oil, coolant; and Ink, blood and industrial process water filtration.

“Customers now have aggressive targets which they have committed to reaching," said Shachar Rachim CEO, Indorama Ventures Hygiene Group. "The carbon neutral offerings from our innovative Deja CO2 Neutral range of sustainable products means customers will now be closer to achieving their targets. Our sustainable certifications offer assurance of high standards for recycled and renewable materials to achieve carbon reduction targets through using carbon neutral fibres”.

Indorama Ventures’ 60% owned subsidiary Avgol, a manufacture of high-performance nonwoven fabrics, will use Filtech to showcase its latest developments in application of the biotransformation technology. “We have enjoyed significant recent advances in material development, which ensures such can biodegrade in the open terrestrial environment without creating any microplastics,” said Avgol CEO Tommi Bjornman. “We look forward to highlighting the latest breakthroughs in producing meltblown filter components to visitors at the event as we underline our commitment to helping customers, consumers and communities meet their sustainability objectives.”

Filtech is taking place in Cologne until 16th February.


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