MI-PLAST Ltd. (MIP) (Croatia)
Mi-PLAST is a R&D performing company based in Rijeka, Croatia, founded in 1993. The main activity is the processing of LDPE and HDPE materials, packaging and production of these materials, compounding as well as regeneration and recycling. The products obtained by processing LDPE and HDPE are mainly used in the construction sector, agriculture and in retail sector. These products are: agriculture mulch, shopping bags, garbage bags, construction film foils, and lamination foils etc. The company is placing its products mainly to the countries in the South Eastern Europe, Slovenia and Italy. MI-PLAST provides agriculture products to public institutions in the field of agriculture and to private companies. The company markets its products through its retail stores (field sales) and by direct contact with customers. MI-PLAST is a member of Croatian Economy Chamber and Croatian plastic and rubber products manufacturers association and cluster. The company is constantly trying to invest in modernization of the production process through R&D projects and aims at increasing innovative green products range.
Role in the project:
MI-PlAST Ltd. has an important role as end user of the PHA-based material, product of AFTERLIFE’s process. MIP obtains products for the packaging and agrofood industry from the aforementioned material (WP3, WP6). Besides, and contributing to the commitment of AFTERLIFE project with the implementation of the circular economy concept, MIP determines the recyclability of the PHA-based material (WP6).