The adhesive is biodegradable and compostable because it has been created with a high percentage of renewable, non-fossil-sourced components
Under the two joint ventures with ADM, LG Chem will build a facility to annually produce 75,000 tons of polylactic acid.
The Keppel Sakra Cogen Plant, to be built in the Sakra sector of Jurong Island, will be the first hydrogen-ready power plant in Singapore.
Hanhwa Group is aiming to become a global defense powerhouse with the acquisition of Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering.
The two businesses want to help farmers migrate to regenerative agriculture and increase their climate change resistance.
With these acquisitions, SK ecoplant hopes to increase domestic production of the highest-quality plastic flakes and pellets, which are now largely imported.
Ford Motor reshuffled executives as it moves to shift to EV production while also boosting its supply chain.
The resulting thermoplastic resin could be purified through a distillation process to make food-grade potassium lactate.
Walmart enters Roblox to open its Walmart Land Metaverse and attract the younger generation of shoppers.
S. Korea's surging food delivery demand boosts supply of disposable cutlery
The supply of disposable forks in South Korea jumped from 1,501 tons in 2019 to 2,611 tons in 2021, up by 73.9 percent, due to the surge in demand for delivery food amid the pandemic.
The production and importation of disposable knives and spoons also increased.
In contrast, as reusable cups and tumblers became more popular, the supply of disposable cups decreased from 308,000 tons in 2019 to 157,000 tons in 2021.
The availability of hand towels increased to 71,621 tons last year, up 7.3 percent from the year before as hand-washing habits spread.
The number of sanitary products produced in South Korea in 2017 was 2 trillion won, a decrease of 1.9 percent from the year before. Sanitation product imports totaled 396 billion won, an increase of 11.7 percent over the prior year.
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