GILBERT, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Footprint, a sustainable expertise agency specializing in supplies science engineering, right now introduced that it’s included on the 2021 CNBC Disruptor 50 record. The CNBC Disruptor 50 options personal firms which are altering the world and reworking the way in which that society advances via innovation. That is CNBC’s ninth annual record spotlighting personal firms main out of the pandemic with enterprise fashions and development charges aligned with a fast tempo of technological change.
Footprint’s aim is to reimagine what the world’s surroundings and human well being seems to be like with out pointless plastic, by designing, creating, and manufacturing applied sciences which are created from plant-based, compostable, and recyclable fibers. Footprint is already working with a few of the world’s largest client packaged items firms to interchange the single- and short-term plastics utilized in frequent packaging for gadgets corresponding to frozen and microwavable meals, produce, meat, take-out containers, cups, lids, and straws. Footprint makes use of this expertise to create options that carry out like plastic, that nature can digest whereas serving to to resolve plastic air pollution and the destructive well being impacts of plastic.
“We’re proud to be named to the CNBC Disruptor 50 as we provide revolutionary supplies options to deal with a few of the world’s most difficult well being and air pollution issues,” mentioned Footprint CEO Troy Swope. “Footprint is making an more and more measurable affect on daily basis that can result in more healthy folks and a more healthy planet. This recognition is a testomony to the arduous work and innovation by our group.”
Footprint’s revolutionary supplies created from plant-based fiber packaging, mixed with superior coating applied sciences, protects meals merchandise and will increase shelf life, whereas retaining dangerous plastics out of the meals chain, and earlier than being digestible by the earth.
For extra details about Footprint, its world initiative, and the way the corporate is disrupting the plastic trade please go to www.footprintus.com.
Footprint has a transparent imaginative and prescient to supply options to companies and direct to shoppers that remove single-use and short-term use plastics. Footprint’s group of engineers use plant-based, molded-fiber expertise to design, develop and manufacture biodegradable, compostable, and recyclable merchandise which are on par with plastic’s price and exceed its efficiency, retaining dangerous chemical substances away from shoppers in supplies digestible by the earth. Footprint is quickly increasing into new classes with differentiated and patented options for patrons. Footprint’s merchandise have already led to a world redirection of 61 million kilos of plastic waste from getting into the air, earth, and water working with main world client manufacturers.
Footprint, based in 2013 by two supplies engineers from Intel, Troy Swope and Yoke Chung, has greater than 1,500 staff and is predicated in Gilbert, AZ with operations within the U.S., Mexicali, Europe and Asia.
For extra data on Footprint’s sustainable options go to www.footprintus.com.