Coordinating Beneficiary

AIMPLAS

Phone: +34 96 136 60 40

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, Technological Institute of Plastics located in Valencia, is a private, non-profit Association with about 400 associated companies (the majority of them SMEs). AIMPLAS has offered its services to the Plastic industry sector since 1990 and, nowadays, has a permanent staff of 100 people. AIMPLAS’ fields of work are related to technological research and development on plastic materials & products and its transformation processes.

It has 1) an Environmental & Recycling business work line, which R&D activities are focused on the management of plastic waste, in the development of new recycled materials and reducing environmental impact; 2) experience in plastic recyclability and new applications for recycled materials and eco-design of plastic products and eco-label; 3) is an authorized intermediary as member of DIN CERTCO Certification Committee with companies that apply to obtain the compostability certificate, renewable material content certificate and recycled material content certificate ; 4) recognized since 2010 by Der Bleu Engel in order to verify recycled plastic products according to this eco-label. In relation to LIFE proposal, AIMPLAS will provide its technical expertise related to plastic recycling, processes and environmental impact. The dissemination activities are of great importance within AIMPLAS main objectives, carrying out technical conferences and seminars, attending to relevant events at EU level as speakers, to fairs with its own booth. For the implementation of the use of sc-CO2 , it will use the plastics extrusion equipment in the process pilot plant (2000 m2). Both the pilot plant equipment and the laboratories are normally used for the development of projects, being the results transferable to industrial plants and equipment.

Associated Beneficiaries of the Project

AIDIMME

Phone: +34 96 332 11 44

AIDIMME
The main aim of AIDIMA (www.aidima.es) is to transfer innovation to the wood, packaging and furniture sector, by increasing production and product quality. AIDIMA was created in 1984 with the support of the Spanish Ministry of Industry, the European Union and the Valencian Government, as well as with the initiative of the private enterprise organisations in the wood and furniture sector.

AIDIMA has actually 800 associated enterprises in Spain. AIDIMA has a permanent staff of 101 people, 51 researchers and 50 administrative and technical personnel.

ARVET

Phone: +34 96 353 20 07

ARVET
ARVET (Association of Manufactured Goods Exporters) was set up in 1970 under the sponsorship of the Chambers of Commerce of the Autonomous Region of Valencia and co-operates with their export objectives.

ARVET has much experience on promoting and disseminating the Spanish products and brand around the world. It collaborates closely with the promotion policies of ICEX, the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade, and with the commercial programmes of a number of other Official bodies, both national and regional.

ACTECO

Phone: +34 902 23 55 23
ACTECO
ACTECO (www.acteco.net) mainly initiates its activity in Alcoy in 1994 cradle in the recycling of plastic material. At the moment it includes a set of companies that contribute different solutions from recycling, waste management and environment consulting.

At the moment the Acteco's plants are located in:
Ibi (Alicante)
Arteixo (A Coruña)
Náquera (Valencia)
Riba-roja del Turia (Valencia)
Zaragoza
Madrid

ENPLAST

Phone: +34 91 895 07 74
ENPLAST
Enplast is a company specialized in the design and manufacture of a great variety of plastic containers, from industrial cans and jerry cans to exclusive designs for the cosmetic and house hold sectors. Leader in the plastics processing industry specialized in extrusion blow moulded bottles.

Its growth soon began and in the middle 80s expanded its facility to its current location. Since then, the company has undergone major expansion, and in 1999 it created a second facility, whith an important increase in manufacturing capacity, enabling the company to adopt a product based organization.