(Knoxville, Tennessee) May 24, 2018- Smart Plastic Technologies, LLC, is a specialist in the development, production and marketing of unique additives for use in polymers which provide biodegradation, antimicrobial, antifungal, production tracing and film thickness reduction properties in finished products. The Company is pleased to announce the commencement of various SPT additive trials with Dole Produce. Additives to be tested include Bio-assimilation, Antimicrobial, Antifungal and Reducer. Trials are scheduled to occur in multiple countries in Latin America and the U.S.
Dole Food Company is a recognized global leader in the fresh produce industry. Dole’s worldwide team of growers, packers, processors, shippers and employees is committed to consistently providing safe, high-quality fresh fruit, vegetables, and food products, while protecting the environment in which its products are grown and processed.
“Smart Plastic considers this opportunity a reflection of our competence, reliability and technical expertise. We are thankful to Dole Produce for the opportunity and are proceeding with total confidence in the successful completion of these trials. This will lead to the further development of Smart Plastic Technologies being recognized as a leader in our industry.” said Tim Murtaugh, CEO of SPT.