Exciting new materials in our third kit, containing food waste, recycled carbon fibres, recycled glass beads as fillers and even bio-degradable!
POSITIVE PLASTICS, aims to convey a more accepting outlook on plastics to designers, engineers, and product managers.
The curated Positive Plastics kit is a sample collection of various innovative, commercially available polymers, that is an invaluable tool for materials understanding and communication between non-technical and technical team members.
The kit includes post-consumer recyclates (PCR), post-industrial recyclates (PIR), mass balanced grades, bio-based grades, and bio-composites. All grades are suitable for injection moulding to produce durable products, such as consumer electronics, home appliances, sports goods, automotive interiors, accessories, etc.
Positive Plastics will continuously expand the kit as new responsible polymers reach the market.
Master of Industrial Design
With training and experience in industrial design and a great passion for materials, Efrat founded materialscout, a consultancy that helps market-leading companies generate value through creative, competitive and sustainable implementation of materials and technologies. materialscout links suppliers, engineers, product managers, recyclers and designers to solve materials challenges.
Munich I Germany
+49 157 51572727
Master of Science in Engineering,
Design & Innovation
With a curious mind and great enthusiasm for sharing knowledge, Erik founded the material sample subscription service, Futation, and the webshop MaterialSampleShop. His goal is to help engineers and designers discover new materials and technologies for the products of the future. Erik has given countless presentations on new materials & applications at professional seminars and trade fairs.
Copenhagen I Denmark
Master of Science, Product Development
Designed his first plastic product in 1995, Markus has been working within the industry ever since, being involved in the design of hundreds of plastic components. His work has been recognised by many international design awards, he is the named inventor in 15+ patents. At his own consulting company, Sytyte Oy, he uses his expertise to help customers design new products.
Billnäs I Finland
+358 500 515882