Knowde brings cutting-edge online buying experience to plastic packaging materials

“From protecting the food that we eat to creating tamper-proof safeguards for medical and pharmaceutical applications, plastic packaging materials play a vital role in the production of the bottles, bags, shrink wrap, stretch film, blister packs and clamshells that consumers use every day. Plastic packaging is often considered to be the most recyclable, sustainable alternative among packaging material options.”

Dan Haas, Chief Commercial Officer at Knowde

Knowde launches platform for plastic packaging materials

SAN JOSE, CA – AUGUST 24, 2021 – Knowdethe leading marketplace for ingredients, polymers and chemistry, has launched the plastics for packaging segment of its global platform. 

Specifiers, converters, compounders and buyers can now search, filter, collaborate, request samples and quotes, and purchase everything they need – from raw materials to compounded products – all in one place. 

Knowde’s plastics for packaging segment offers a wide array of vinyl polymers, polyolefins, polyamides, styrenics, polyesters and copolyesters, pigments and colorants from hundreds of the industry’s top producers, including DuPont, Mitsubishi Chemical, AdvanSix, Sasol, Invista and Vynova.

“From protecting the food that we eat to creating tamper-proof safeguards for medical and pharmaceutical applications, plastic packaging materials play a vital role in the production of the bottles, bags, shrink wrap, stretch film, blister packs and clamshells that consumers use every day,” said Dan Haas, Chief Commercial Officer at Knowde. “Plastic packaging is often considered to be the most recyclable, sustainable alternative among packaging material options.” 

Knowde’s powerful search capabilities enable users to explore materials by chemistry, application, function, technical properties and more. Additionally, KnowdeConcierge™ provides access to expert advice and insight on all manufacturer, brand and product pages, and ensures prompt replies to inquiries. Signup is free for R&D and procurement professionals.

For plastics packaging materials producers, a Knowde storefront offers everything they need to move online quickly and meet the new needs of customers who want a better online buying experience. Knowde offers providers targeted digital marketing tools to build storefront traffic and robust analytics to support data-driven decision making.

Manufacturers interested in having a storefront on Knowde can contact Haas at dan@knowde.com.

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About Knowde

Knowde is the leading online marketplace for producers and buyers of ingredients, polymers and chemistry. The Knowde.com marketplace allows buyers to search, compare, sample, quote and purchase products from every producer on earth, all in one place. With more than 100,000 products and thousands of producer storefronts — more than any distributor, marketplace or middleman organization in the history of the industry — Knowde is the largest marketplace of its kind. Knowde is backed by top tier investors including Coatue, Sequoia Capital, Refactor Capital, Bee Partners, Cantos Ventures, Sound Ventures, TQ Ventures, K5 Global, Mantis VC, Knollwood, 8VC, and FJ Labs. For more information, visit www.knowde.com.

Media Relations Contact

John Schmidt
Email: john.schmidt@knowde.com
Phone: 973-632-8214

 

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