Viscofan plays an active role in the customized casings industry and is, therefore, involved in several industry associations and groups that seek to cooperate towards enhancing the industry’s contribution to the community
We have a long history in collaboration with institutions or research centers in different countries, which reaffirms the importance that has historically been in the company SDG 17 (Partnerships to achieve the Objectives). In particular, Viscofan plays an active role in the customized casings industry and is, therefore, involved in several industry associations and groups that seek to cooperate towards enhancing the industry’s contribution to the community. These institutions include:
Comité International de la Peliculle Cellulosique (CIPCEL). Based in Brussels, comprises the leading producers of regenerated cellulose film products.
Collagen Casing Trade Association (CCTA). Also based in Brussels, comprises the leading producers of collagen casings worldwide.
Centro Español de Plásticos (CEP). This is the Spanish association of entities relating to the manufacture and processing of plastics.
Gelatin Manufacturers of Germany (GMG). An organisation of German gelatin producers.
AINIA. Food Technological Centre based in Spain that supports R&D of its partners, especially in the areas of quality, food safety, sustainability, environment, design and industrial production.
ANICE. The Spanish National Association of the Meat Sector is the biggest meat association in Spain to give advice, represent and defend the sector's interests.
National Centre for Technology and Food Safety (CNTA), the purpose of which is to provide advanced technological services to improve competitiveness in the food sector through quality and innovation and under the principle of food safety.
AIMPLAS. The Plastics Technology Centre offers integral solutions to companies within the plastic sector through the technical implementation of R+D+i projects.
NAITEC. Multidisciplinary Technology Centre for the Industry.
Viscofan also collaborates with different universities and research centres:
The principal issues on which these collaborations are based are: food safety, analysis and development of new materials, process and food industry engineering, advanced physical and chemical analysis, basic research on materials and alternative uses and other packaging systems.
Moreover, Viscofan is importantly supported by the different administrations of the countries where it develops R&D activities, for example: the Center for Industrial Technical Development (CDTI) and the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO) in Spain, the Federal Ministry of Education Research in Germany, the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT) in Mexico and the Institute of Technological Research (IPT) in Brazil.
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