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Oct 25, 2017 | Industry News

Tannins Extracted from Swiss Native Tree Bark Used to Make Composite Materials

Studies conducted by the National Research Programme "Resource Wood" show that tannins extracted from native tree bark can be used to produce composite materials. An additional area of application...

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Jun 27, 2017 | Industry News

Covestro Takes Construction to Next Level with New Insulated Structural Wall Panel

Covestro will take panelized construction to the next level with the introduction of PUReWall™, a cost-effective, high-performance, insulated structural wall panel. PUReWall™ system offers numerous...

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May 8, 2017 | Product News

Thermoformed PLA Cup & Other Biobased Packaging: Total Corbion PLA at interpack

Total Corbion PLA is exhibiting at interpack trade fair within the Bioplastics area. On highlight is newly launched thermoformed PLA cup. Company is serving fresh coffee and tea to booth visitors to...

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Jan 16, 2017 | Industry News

Stora Enso to Build Production Line for Plastics-replacing Biocomposite Granules

Stora Enso has invested EUR 12 Mn to build a new production line that will manufacture biocomposite granules, a sustainable alternative to plastics, in Sweden. This investment is part of Stora...

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May 26, 2016 | Industry News

Grand View Research Foresees Global Wood Plastic Composite Market to Increase by 2024

According to Grand View Research, wood plastic composite is expected to expand by 2024. Growing demand for wood plastic composite as a low cost and environment-friendly substitute to plastic is...

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Oct 11, 2017 | Industry News

Researchers Develop Single-Step Process to Break Lignin Used to Produce Plastics

Untangling the complex chains of lignin polymers into components, which can be useful plastics, has presented an ongoing challenge to science and industry. Ames Laboratory researcher has devised a...

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Jun 14, 2017 | Industry News

Inherently Soft Feeling Intimate Apparels with Eastman’s Naia™ Cellulosic Yarn

Eastman’s longest-standing technology has delivered a new name in materials for the intimate apparel market. The technology is cellulose esters and material is Eastman Naia™ cellulosic yarn made...

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Feb 20, 2017 | Industry News

Wood-plastic Composite Reduces Weight of Stand-up Paddleboards’ Fin

Futures Fins has introduced a new environmentally friendly RWC Keel fin for stand-up paddleboards (SUP) created from biocomposites. The new fin is made from a wood-plastic composite manufactured by...

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Jun 13, 2016 | Industry News

UEF Study Shows Liquid by-products from Wood Find Use in Wood-plastic Composites

A novel method for adding liquid by-products separated from wood into WPCs prior to manufacturing was developed in a new study from UEF. The study also discovered that PTR-MS is a suitable method...

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Jan 11, 2016 | Industry News

Stora Enso Officially Opens Innovation Centre for Biomaterials in Stockholm

Stora Enso inaugurates innovation center as another important step for transformation into a renewable materials company. The center will boost innovation by identifying business opportunities in...

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