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Dec 16, 2016 |
UPM Raflatac has announced that it has received Critical Guidance recognition from Association of Plastic Recyclers for its two new shrink sleeve film label products. The recognition confirms that...
Dec 12, 2016 |
Ceresana reports that global market for bioplastics has generated revenues of more than USD 2.6 billion. Bioplastics are facing a rising demand and an increasingly broader range of applications...
Dec 12, 2016 |
By Don Rosato
In this new bioplastics era microbiologists are directly involved with material scientists in developing new bioplastic building blocks including monomers, additives, blends, alloys, and hybrid...
Dec 5, 2016 |
New renewably-sourced bioplastic materials may enable gardeners to tend their plants more sustainably and could even help plants “self-fertilize” and grow healthier roots, according to research...
Dec 5, 2016 |
Compounding company FKuR Polymers has expanded its portfolio of polyolefin compounds & thermoplastic elastomers for injection molding & extrusion applications. The portfolio now contains a variety...
Dec 15, 2016 |
Tetra Pak announces the launch of a new version of Tetra Brik® Aseptic 1000 Edge with Bio-based LightCap™ 30. This is the first aseptic carton package in the world to receive highest class of...
Dec 9, 2016 |
Techmer ES (TES) partnered with the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Branch Technology to create a large-scale installation for Design Miami. Carbon fiber-reinforced...
Dec 6, 2016 |
MIT chemists have determined the structure of a bacterial enzyme that can produce biodegradable plastics, an advance that could help chemical engineers tweak the enzyme to make it even more...
Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) compounding group, HEXPOL TPE, has added new compounds with lower hardnesses and customized options to their Dryflex Green family of biobased TPEs, creating more...
Nov 29, 2016 |
VTT has developed a solution for converting even small sources of methane-rich biogas into raw materials for animal feed or bioplastic on farms, landfills and wastewater treatment plants. The method...
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