In particular, Walter Roggenstein, head of Kelheim’s R&D, presents the first results of a joint research project between Kelheim Fibres and Krones AG, a market leader in beverage filling, packaging and processing technology.

Especially adapted viscose fibres are used as a substitute for diatomite which is commonly used in this area. Viscose fibres could signal an improvement due to their natural origin, environmentally sound disposal and physiological and hygienic safety. Furthermore, their physical and chemical properties can be adapted to the user’s specific needs.