PHILADELPHIA — February 17, 2021 — Braskem (“Firm”), the biggest polyolefins producer within the Americas and main producer of biopolymers on the planet, at present introduced the launch of Dansko’s new line of EVA (Ethylene-vinyl acetate) clogs made with over 50% of Braskem’s renewable I’m inexperienced™ carbon unfavourable EVA bio polymer.
Mark Nikolich, Braskem America CEO commented, “As the biggest polyolefins producer within the Americas, Braskem is concentrated on partnering with purchasers that share our dedication to advancing the manufacture of extra sustainable merchandise with our I’m inexperienced portfolio of eco-friendly supplies. Our relationship with Dansko exemplifies this, as they introduce their new Kane clog which is made out of over 50% Braskem’s I’m inexperienced™ bio-based EVA. I’m inexperienced™ affords the identical options of a standard resin, akin to flexibility, lightness and resistance, whereas serving to help renewably sourced supplies and decreasing carbon emissions within the struggle towards world warming.”
Dansko’s new “Kane” footwear affords shoppers a brand new light-weight clog that’s good for on a regular basis put on. The Kane clog is the primary Dansko product to be made with over 50% of Braskem’s carbon unfavourable I’m inexperienced™ bio-based EVA. This new clog gives glorious shock absorption and includes a detachable foot mattress, which includes Dansko Pure Arch® expertise for added help. The brand new spring 2021 informal shoe is eye-catching and sturdy in addition to being light-weight and comfy. The channeled outsole gives each sturdiness and long-lasting put on. The Kane is simple to scrub and the uppers are perforated for air flow, making them the proper footwear for indoor and out of doors summer time actions. The Dansko “Kane” clog might be bought on-line www.dansko.com/kane-blue-eva-clog.
Jim Fox, CEO of Dansko acknowledged, “Dansko footwear are for individuals who try to get probably the most from life. We make footwear which are merely good on your feet-all day, each day-in a spread of types which are simply best for you. Our new Kane clog is constructed from supplies you possibly can be ok with. Braskem understands the life-style focus of our enterprise and the I’m inexperienced™ materials is right for this new product.”
Braskem’s I’m inexperienced™ bio-based EVA is sustainably produced from sugarcane, a renewable supply that contributes to the discount in greenhouse fuel emissions by CO2 seize. For many who wish to undertake Inexperienced EVA into a brand new product idea, it’s supreme to be used in footwear, toys, common foams and rather more. Braskem’s Inexperienced EVA advantages embody:
Renewable Supply: Sustainably sourced and produced from sugarcane, a renewable uncooked materials.
Drop-in Resolution: Replaces the standard resin with out investments in new equipment for plastic transformation.
Recyclable: Inexperienced EVA might be recycled/reused in the identical stream already developed for typical EVA.
The I’m inexperienced™ model represents Braskem’s sustainable portfolio, aligned with its dedication to the round economic system and options bio-based and recycled merchandise. The objective is to mix innovation with sustainable growth to realize a greater affect on the planet and society. Since its preliminary launch, Braskem’s I’m inexperienced™ sustainable portfolio of chemical substances and polymers has expanded and now features a vary of options made out of post-consumer plastic waste in addition to responsibly sourced bio-based supplies together with inexperienced EVA, all reflecting Braskem’s dedication to innovation and the development of the Carbon Impartial Round Economic system.
Posted February 17, 2021