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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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Oct 17, 2016 | Industry News

Covestro to Demonstrate Potential of Plastics Made from CO2 at K 2016

At K 2016, Covestro will be demonstrating that even plastics can now be made with CO2. Covestro is soon to launch first mattresses and upholstered furniture made with CO2-based foam. CO2 is...

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Oct 12, 2016 | Industry News

Not All Bioplastics are Equally Beneficial to Environment: University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota research suggests forest residuals provide cleaner feedstock for bio-based plastic than fossil fuels or row crops. They found that BioPET made from row-crop feedstocks...

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Oct 3, 2016 | Product News

Imerys at K 2016: To Feature Mixed Recycled Polyolefin Compounds and more

At K 2016, Imerys will be showcasing the environmental and technical advantages of its high-performance minerals for automotive lightweighting, mixed recycled polyethylene and polypropylene plastics...

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Sep 23, 2016 | Industry News

ALBIS PLASTIC & Barnet Form JV for Recycling Post-industrial Raw Materials

Together with William Barnet & Son, LLC, ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH founded a joint venture – ALBIS Barnet Polymers LLC, with ALBIS PLASTIC as the majority shareholder. The headquarters of this joint...

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Sep 21, 2016 | Industry News

Metabolix Completes Biopolymer Assets Sale to CJ CheilJedang Corp.

Metabolix, Inc. has recently announced that it has completed the sale of its biopolymer intellectual property and certain equipment and inventory to an affiliate of CJ CheilJedang Corporation ("CJ")...

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Oct 13, 2016 | Product News

New Renewable PLA Portfolio from Corbion for Auto/Electronics at K 2016

Corbion will be exhibiting at the K 2016 plastics industry trade fair in Dusseldorf under the theme 'Shaping the future of performance PLA bioplastics'. 2016 edition of K is the launch platform for...

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Oct 7, 2016 | Industry News

Bio-based Microcellular PU Foam for Shoe Soles: Reverdia/Xinhuarun Partnership

Reverdia and Xinhuarun have signed an agreement to jointly develop and promote Biosuccinium™-based microcellular polyurethane (PU) foams. These new Biosuccinium™-based microcellular foams will be...

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Sep 30, 2016 | Industry News

AIMPLAS at K 2016: To Focus on Advanced Materials & Bioplastics

At K 2016, this time, AIMPLAS will launch its most recent innovations in advanced materials field, as well as its latest developments on bioplastics. Together with bio-packages’ sample its stand...

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Sep 22, 2016 | Article

Emerging Bioplastic Material Trends & Technologies

By Don Rosato

Global bioplastics production capacity is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of almost 20% from 2013 to 2020. While this envisaged growth looks good, we cannot neglect that while...

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Sep 21, 2016 | Industry News

ELG Commences Production of Recycled Carbon Fiber Nonwoven Mats

ELG Carbon Fibre has started production of nonwoven mats made of recycled carbon fiber for OEMs seeking cost effective alternatives to virgin carbon fiber for vehicle light weighting. Mats are...

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