Rethink plastic solutions

And support manufacturers in their ecological and regulatory transition

A natural polymer that is completely biodegradable in all environments

100% from natural, untreated ingredients


Because plastics are necessary for human activity but controlling their end-of-life is essential, Lactips develops, produces, and sells the only industrial plastic-free polymer.

This innovative, high-quality, 100% bio-based and biodegradable material in different environments is an effective and eco-friendly alternative to many traditional plastics.

To improve the recyclability of plastics and create new, specific packaging solutions, Lactips offers a natural, high-performance material to support its customers in their circular-economy strategies and to help them respond to present and future environmental challenges faced by industries.

A totally unique solution

Natural polymer
Easier disposal

Eco-friendly labels

Barrier properties

High-performance technological alternative to polluting plastics

The Lactips solution came out of university research and is now patented. It was developed to offer our industrial customers an innovative, high-performance, environmentally friendly material that addresses major issues in different markets.

Water-soluble packaging

Water-soluble packaging


Sustainable packaging

Sustainable packaging

Food and inert products
Biopolymer composites

Single-use plastics

Single-use plastics

Injection moulding

New markets

New markets

Food products


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