The Future of Waste-based Materials, and Design for Disassembly with ECOR By Purva Chawla (click here to read the original) What sets ECOR apart from traditional materials like wood, MDF, and particleboard? ECOR has begun disrupting the commodity material market
In late 2017, we saw an opportunity to combine complementing technologies, ECOR’s only natural fiber based panels with DSM-Niaga’s click-and-unclick adhesive to create fully recyclable, healthier alternatives to particleboard. Recently, the first DSM-Niaga® ECOR® Panels (NEPs) made from residual materials
Two ambitious scale-ups with two innovative technologies. Combine them together and the possibilities are infinite. “One plus one is not two in this equation but eleven.” That is what DSM-Niaga and Ecor experienced. Read below how directors Chris Reutelingsperger (Niaga) and Eric Logtens (Ecor) talk about their cooperation, market disruption, awareness around sustainability and circularity.