Plastrans constantly challenges the status quo. Not only because we continue to optimize our product portfolio by relying on high quality chemical raw materials, but also by fostering the development of biopolymers.
We have been marketing polymers, compounds, and masterbatches since the year 1991. Today, we are a family-owned corporation that operates as a one-stop shop throughout the world, with strong emphasis on our core region: EMEA. Nonetheless, wherever you contact us from, our experts always pay special attention to your specific needs by identifying the best possible option for you. Collaborating closely with our manufacturing partners and relying on our state-of-the-art warehousing concept enables us to guarantee prompt deliveries even at times of shortage.
Total and Plastrans is a trustable longstanding business relationship; every year throughout these past 20 years is proving the common willingness of moving forward towards new ideas, developments and challenges. Their professionalism and enthusiasm are key contributors of our mutual success in distribution.
Cristina GONZALEZ, Total Petrochemicals
Refining & Chemicals
Sales Manager – Indirect
Nowadays, plastics are among the most disputed raw materials globally, however, their use shall not be foregone. After all, plastics conversion products comprise multiple beneficial traits compared to other materials such as iron, glass, carton, concrete, or steel. Nonetheless, it is our declared aim to raise awareness for protecting our planet’s resources by using them sparingly. Above all, we significantly reduce our fossil-based activities and endorse the global circular economy. This comprehensive approach entails high-end polymers over commodities in order to ensure the best possible functionality and durability of your product, succinctly: quality not quantity.
What if one could make single-use products from a raw material which, in addition to its technically superior properties, also excels in environmental friendliness? The solution to this by far biggest problem of the plastics processing industry has a name: Tapioca. By polymerizing the inedible parts of this root widespread throughout South America, Asia, and Africa, one can produce renewable and biodegradable polymers, thus, heralding a paradigm shift.
Gladly, an increasing number of people globally endorse sustainability and environmental awareness – so do we. As a corporation, we are committed to a brighter future by striving towards a holistically circular economy that is only attainable by defining and exerting clear measures that are in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030.
Obstacles can appear anywhere. However, we do not let them become a problem to begin with. By relying on innovative logistics, supply chain solutions and distribution networks, we offer our customers a simple, straightforward project workflow ensuring the receival of the ordered goods in due time. As auxiliary means, we also employ cutting-edge, disruptive technologies such as Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology amidst the advent of the Internet of Things and Value.
Our company is all about its people. Even in times of change, we focus on increasing our employees’ quality of life and also offer flexible working hours for a great work-life balance. Since we are constantly on the lookout for committed new additions to our team, outstanding job applications are always welcome.
Plastics and Innovation
Ah! Plastics and the environment, 2 words that do not seem to get along in one sentence lately. The rising concern of “we are killing the planet” has encouraged people to look more and more into their habits and question how sustainable their lifestyle really is. Which means actually paying attention to what they consume.
December 16, 2020
People and Environment
A different view on Bio-based Plastics and why there is still work to do.
Bio-based plastics provide many advantages and added value compared to conventional plastics. On the other hand, there are several drawbacks, while bio-based plastics’ implementation is not accepted widely in different segments of the plastics industry. The current limitation of bio-based plastics include topics such as lack of consumer awareness and the right information about them, limitation in technical features, lack of legislation clarities and unclear policies, the adaption with existing recycling streams, and sustainability issues
December 16, 2020