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Bioplastics are important component of global sustainability. By focusing on key concepts such as plastic composting, Thermoplastic Starch, Bio-filler, PHA, PHB, renewable plastic, DIN V 54900, DIN EN 13432, ASTM D 6400, ASTM D 6868...this Green & Bio-Plastics Channel aims to provide engineers and designers with solutions & ideas to integrate biodegradable technology in their innovations. 

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Nov 10, 2016 | Industry News

Borealis Reinforces Recyclable PP Foam Provider Position via Taiwanese Firm Partnership

Borealis strengthens its recyclable, light-weighting PP foam provider position for automotive, building & construction as well as packaging and food service sectors by entering into a formal...

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Nov 10, 2016 | Industry News

Researcher Harnesses Potential of Cellulose Nanocrystals to Lighten Heavy Objects

Cellulose Nanocrystals – Nature’s most abundant materials – when blended with plastics or other synthetics can help in replacing metals in cars and airplanes. These can even help in oral healthcare...

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Nov 7, 2016 | Industry News

New Tech. Platform by Natur-Tec & NatureWorks for Performance Compostable Serviceware

Natur-Tec & NatureWorks has introduced a jointly developed technology platform that lowers cost of compostable serviceware while increasing its performance. New technology platform – based on Ingeo™...

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Oct 28, 2016 | Industry News

Sustainable Feedstock Sourcing for Bioplastics - Corbion Publishes Whitepaper

Corbion has recently released its whitepaper on feedstock sourcing for bioplastics. The paper outlines Corbion's position on feedstock selection, as well as covering issues such as land use...

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Oct 20, 2016 | Product News

Solvay’s New Technyl® 4earth® Helps Reduce Environmental Impact of PA Parts

At K 2016, Solvay introduces Technyl® 4earth®, a new recycling solution providing breakthrough environmental benefits as compared to traditional PA. In collaboration with automotive manufactures...

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Nov 10, 2016 | Product News

Recyclable Soft-touch TPE by PolyOne to Create Appealing Packaging at PACK EXPO

At PACK EXPO International 2016, PolyOne has helped brand owners to reach seemingly separate goals – recyclability, functionality and aesthetics – with a single solution: the diverse portfolio of...

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Nov 9, 2016 | Industry News

Full PE Laminate from Borealis/Borouge Improves Flexible Packaging Recyclability

Borealis/Borouge has announced the introduction of a step-change concept in flexible plastic packaging, the Full PE Laminate solution. Based on Borstar® bimodal PE & MDO processing technology it...

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Nov 7, 2016 | Industry News

Recyclable PE Laminated Flexible Packaging - ExxonMobil/Thanh Phu Partnership

ExxonMobil & Thanh Phu has collaborated to push boundaries for a 100% PE solution to address the market’s demand for a more recyclable solution for transparent laminated packaging. These will...

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Oct 27, 2016 | Industry News

A. Schulman Expands TPE & Biopolymer Distribution Pact with API for UK & Ireland

A. Schulman Inc. has recently announced that it is expanding its distribution agreement with API S.p.A, I-Mussolente and will now also be serving the UK and Ireland. A. Schulman will be distributing...

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Oct 19, 2016 | Product News

New Eco-friendly Thermoplastic for 3D Printing by SK Chemicals at K 2016

At this year’s triennial K show, SK Chemicals is highlighting its wide range of thermoplastic as well as bio-based plastic products for 3D printing, electrical/electronics, appliance, cosmetics, and...

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