One of the biggest challenges this century is how to ensure access to food and water for a world population that’s to top 9 billion by 2050. How to better protect and transport those supplies over long distances and periods of time? How to guarantee optimal safety and environmental performance?
One answer: flexitanks made from PVC-coated textiles developed by Belgium’s Sioen Industries. Bert Groenendaal, the company’s R&D project coordinator, headed the team that developed such innovative material that’s easy to clean and recyclable.