General Manager and Director - Parkside Flexibles Malaysia
Steve McCormick joined Parkside in May 2007 after a successful career in the operations and commercial arena for a number of world-class American multi-national companies such
as Johnson & Johnson, Bristol Myers Squibb and Sanofi. More recently Steve has been responsible for leading two business recoveries at Pechiney and Alcan, the later sold during his tenure with his full contribution in the process.
Compostable Packaging – A Viable Alternative
Driven by huge media attention governments around the globe governments have woken up to the impact of plastics on the environment. Whilst plastics have a role in this world the disposal of such has a huge impact on land and sea. This presentation aims to determine the viability of using compostable materials as a replacement for plastics with regards to barrier, product safety, and disposal in land and sea. In addition it aims to educate on the requirements that ensure the composite materials have passed all tests deemed necessary to ensure their safety when disposed of.