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Apr 18, 2017 | Product News

FKuR Extends Product Range of Cellulose Acetate-based Injection Molding Grades

FKuR has extended its product range of cellulose acetate based injection molding grades. Two new transparent /translucent bio-based grades hold application in electronics and appliance industry, as...

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Apr 17, 2017 | Industry News

Turn to Bioplastics to Alleviate Disposable Coffee Cup Waste: Biome Bioplastics

British manufacturer Biome Bioplastics has called for an increased focus on bio-based and biodegradable materials to help alleviate the growing problem of convenience coffee waste ending up in...

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Apr 11, 2017 | Industry News

JV for Green Plastics: Meridian Waste Solutions/Advanced Lignin Biocomposites

Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. has recently announced the signing of a non-binding term sheet with Advanced Lignin Biocomposites LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, the joint venture will focus...

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Apr 3, 2017 | Industry News

New Tool for Tracing Bio-based Chemicals in the Supply Chain

A new online tool which can track the use of bio-based raw materials in products has been launched as a pilot by project partners AkzoNobel, ABT and EY. The new tool aims to solve the problem that...

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Mar 28, 2017 | Product News

Sylvin Technologies Launches Bio-based PVC for FDA-compliant Applications

Sylvin Technologies has developed a new and innovative series of bio-based flexible PVC compounds made with only FDA sanctioned ingredients. Formulated from renewable feedstock, Sylvin's new 39...

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Apr 18, 2017 | Industry News

Packaging Industry Turns Toward Lightweight & Green Packaging: CHINAPLAS 2017

To cater for the demand of the packaging industry’s development, CHINAPLAS 2017 will bring to packaging professionals new technologies, materials and solutions from over the world to facilitate the...

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Apr 13, 2017 | Industry News

AIMPLAS Inaugurates New R&D Building for Bioplastics & Nanomaterials Expansion

AIMPLAS has inaugurated its new R&D building where new bioplastics, nanomaterials and materials with advanced properties will be developed. The new building includes compounding pilot plants and it...

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Apr 3, 2017 | Industry News

Solid Bio-waste Fraction/Organic Waste - Valuable Resource for Bioplastics

AIMPLAS is coordinating the European project DAFIA whose objective is recovering the organic fraction of municipal solid waste and marine rest raw materials from the fish industry to obtain new...

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Mar 29, 2017 | Industry News

Danone/Nestlé Alliance to Accelerate Move to 100% Bio-Based PET Bottles

Danone and Nestlé Waters have joined forces with Origin Materials to form the NaturALL Bottle Alliance. Together, the three partners aim to develop and launch transparent PET plastic bottle made...

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Mar 27, 2017 | Industry News

Bioplastics for Packaging: EUBP Welcomes Waste Legislation Proposal

European Bioplastics (EUBP) has welcomed the positive outcome of the European Parliament’s plenary vote on the waste legislation proposal concerning the EU Circular Economy Package. The vote...

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