The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers

Green & Bioplastics
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. 

5393 subscribers 3470 documents
Subscribe to this channel

Dec 5, 2016 | Product News

More Opportunities for Sustainability with New Biobased TPE from HEXPOL TPE

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...

Read more

Nov 29, 2016 | Industry News

New Approach by VTT to Convert Methane-rich Biogas into Bioplastics

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...

Read more

Nov 21, 2016 | Industry News

Biodegradable PLGA Polymer Capacity Expansion by Evonik in USA & Germany

Evonik has announced to expand its production facilities for biodegradable PLGA (poly-lactic-glycolic-acid) copolymers used to manufacture bioresorbable medical devices, under brand names RESOMER® &...

Read more

Nov 21, 2016 | Industry News

Sugarcane-derived Green PE for 3D Printed Space Parts: Braskem/Made In Space

Braskem’s Green Plastic, which is made from sugarcane, is now being used to fabricate parts in space by U.S.-based Made In Space. The partnership gives astronauts greater autonomy by enabling them...

Read more

Nov 16, 2016 | Industry News

Total/Corbion Form 50:50 Joint Venture for Bioplastics Development

Total and Corbion have joined forces to develop bioplastics by creating a 50/50 joint venture to produce and market polylactic (PLA) polymers. The two partners plan to build a world-class PLA...

Read more

Dec 5, 2016 | Product News

TPE & Bio-based TPE for Injection Molding & Extrusion Use by FKuR Polymers

Compounding company FKuR Polymers has expanded its portfolio of polyolefin compounds & thermoplastic elastomers for injection molding & extrusion applications. The portfolio now contains a variety...

Read more

Nov 23, 2016 | Industry News

Rethinking the Future of Plastics: DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products at 11th EUBP Conf.

‘Rethinking Plastics’ in a sustainable and resource-efficient way is the theme for 11th annual 2016 European Bioplastics Conference. DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products will be presenting new data and...

Read more

Nov 21, 2016 | Industry News

Final Testing Phase of Minerv PHA Supertoys Begin: Bio-on/Italeri Collaborate

The final phase testing of Minerv PHA Supertoys for making scale models has begun, launched by Bio-on in collaboration with Italeri. Based on Bio-on's revolutionary biopolymer Supertoys bioplastic...

Read more

Nov 17, 2016 | Industry News

U.S. Plastic Bottle Recycling Held Steady in 2015; Domestic Processing of r-HDPE Shows Hike

Plastic bottle recycling held nearly steady in 2015, with a slight decrease of 0.5 percent from 2014, according to figures released jointly by the APR and the ACC. On the contrary domestic...

Read more

Nov 15, 2016 | Industry News

75 kTpa PLA Bioplastics Polymerization Plant in Thailand by Corbion

The ground breaking ceremony which took place on November 9th, 2016 marked the official start of construction of the new 75 kTpa PLA bioplastics polymerization plant at the existing Corbion site in...

Read more

Showing 71 - 80 of 3,470 documents matching your search
Back to Top