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NATRUE Certifies DSM Nutritional Products' Organic ALPAFLOR® Portfolio

NATRUE • DSM Nutritional Products • April 14th, 2011

DSM Nutritional Products' organic ALPAFLOR® portfolio has received NATRUE certification. This well-known label, which indicates that products are natural and organic, complements the product...

Stellar Selects Cardia Biohybrid™ Technology for Making Personal Care and Medical Films

Stellar • Cardia • April 14th, 2011

Stellar Films has released their new range of sustainable films utilising Cardia Biohybrid™ patented technology for the personal care and medical products industry. The new range of films...

Dow and OPX Biotechnologies Collaborate to Develop Bio-based Acrylic Acid from Renewable Feedstocks

Dow • OPXBIO • April 13th, 2011

Dow and OPXBIO recently signed a joint development agreement to prove the technical and economic viability of an industrial-scale process to produce acrylic acid using a fermentable sugar feedstock...

LanzaTech and LCY to Jointly Explore Key Biobased Chemicals

LanzaTech • LCY • April 13th, 2011

LCY is also looking to further developments in bio green products including bio-plastics and bio-fuels. LCY will fund the construction of production plants in exchange for access to LanzaTech's...

Research Finds that Eco-friendly PLA Packaging Extends Shelf Life of Peppers & Tomatoes

Eosta • Wageningen University & Research Centre • April 13th, 2011

Peppers and tomatoes on the vine seems to have a longer shelf life in PLA packaging compared to the products that are packed in traditional synthetic materials. This was proven by research...

Omodo's Cellulose Optimization Process Makes Zelfo® the 'Biomaterial of the Year 2011'

Omodo • April 12th, 2011

The accolade was given in recognition of the recent advancement of Zelfo® material, optimized through work that Omodo carried out in the Zelfo Technology platform. Critical is the process known...

Sederma Launches Resistem™, a Natural Ingredient with Anti-aging Benefits

sederma • April 11th, 2011

Sederma has chosen to produce its new product Resistem™ by plant cell culture as this technology is an inexhaustible source of metabolites of interest with numerous benefits for...

Herbalix Restoratives Introduces Non-aluminum Detox Cleansing Deodorant with Natural Ingredients

April 8th, 2011

Herbalix Restoratives, through its extensive research of the underarm (axilla) and aluminum, has developed the first of its kind non-aluminum deodorant called the Detox Cleansing Deodorant™...

VIBATAN Unveils Biopolymer Masterbatches to Improve Mechanical Properties in PLA

Vibatan • April 8th, 2011

VIBA Laboratories has developed some innovative masterbatches which can grant the most performing features of biopolymers, while at the same time can bypass the typical disadvantages of such...

Elevance Renewable Sciences Signs MoU with ISP for Wood Plastic Composites

Elevance • April 7th, 2011

Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Wayne, NJ-based International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP) to evaluate and commercialize...

DuPont™ Sorona® Renewably Sourced Fiber Approved to Use USDA Label on Biobased Products

DuPont • April 6th, 2011

DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced fiber is one of the first 11 products approved to use the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) new product label on certified biobased...

Biome’s Bioplastics Division Experiences 16% Growth in Revenue

Biome Bioplastics • April 5th, 2011

Biome Bioplastics announced its results for 2010 as part of Biome Technologies plc. 44% sales revenue growth in Biome Bioplastics helped the Group's sales to £13.4m. The business achieved...

Avantium to Introduce Bio-based PEF Bottles for Superior Packaging at BioPlastek 2011

Avantium • April 4th, 2011

Netherlands-based Avantium is planning to use furan dicarboxylic acid (FDCA) as a replacement for TPA, so as to produce PEF instead of PET. According to the company, FDCA is a less expensive...

NatureWorks Gets Approval from USDA for Certified Bio-based Ingeo™ Label for Plastics

Natureworks • USDA • April 4th, 2011

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced that NatureWorks is one of the first eleven companies approved to use USDA's new product label on its certified biobased Ingeo™...

Evonik Introduces Bio-based Polyesters for Reactive Hot Melts

Evonik • April 1st, 2011

Evonik now introduces six development products with a broad spectrum of properties. The individual products contain between >30 and 100 percent monomers derived from renewable resources. These...

Perstorp Showcases Voxtar™, Renewable Pentaerythritol Platform at ECS 2011

Perstorp • March 31st, 2011

Voxtar™ is based on renewable raw materials and energy. It is a prime example of the company's efforts to reduce emissions and energy consumption associated to raw material manufacturing by...

Customizable Biobased PU Foam Insole Leaves 'Impression' on Global Footwear Industry

March 29th, 2011

To benefit the global footwear industry, open cell foam insoles provider OrthoLite is in process of developing ‘OrthoLite Impressions’, the customizable, molded insole and lining foam...

FKuR's Novel Renewable Biopolymer Offers Unmatched Clarity for Blown Films

FKuR • March 29th, 2011

FKuR has launched a new transparent, flexible biopolymer. Called Bio-Flex® F 2201 CL this material contains a high content of renewable resources and, in line with the other resins in the...

FKuR to Display Bio-Flex® F 2201 CL Biopolymer for Blown Film Extrusion at Interpack Düsseldorf 2011

FKuR • March 29th, 2011

FKuR has launched a new transparent, flexible biopolymer, called Bio-Flex® F 2201 CL. This material contains a high content of renewable resources and, in line with the other resins in the...

NatureWorks Announces Distribution of its Biopolymer Based Ingeo™ Packaging Resins in Taiwan

Natureworks • March 29th, 2011

NatureWorks LLC announced that, effective immediately, it will sell Ingeo™ packaging resin grades directly to Taiwanese customers. This move completes NatureWorks' commercial transition in...

Rhein Chemie to Introduce BioAdimide™ Additives at 'Bioplastics Compounding & Processing' Conference 2011

Rhein Chemie • March 28th, 2011

Rhein Chemie's Engineering Plastics Division will introduce its new BioAdimide™ line of plastic additives at Bioplastics Compounding & Processing 2011 conference in Miami, Florida, on March...

Cardia Bioplastics to Introduce Compostable Bags at Auspack Plus 2011

Cardia Bioplastics • March 25th, 2011

Cardia Bioplastics Limited to launch its extensive range of certified compostable bag products at Auspack Plus 2011, the leading trade fair of packaging, processing and plastics technology in...

Cereplast Partners with DMT Plasticolor to Supply Bioplastic Material for Food Packaging in Croatia

Cereplast • March 25th, 2011

Cereplast, Inc., one of the leading manufacturers of proprietary bio-based, compostable and sustainable plastics, announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with DMT Plasticolor to...

Ford Leaders to Present Insight on Sustainable Bio-Based Solutions at Bioplastek 2011

Ford • March 25th, 2011

Discussiion will be on the corporate vision for sustainable materials and the successes achieved thus far within the company; Ford's R&D process for finding and developing novel bio-based material...

Fashion- and Eco-conscious Bioplastic iPhone Covers

Bioserie • March 24th, 2011

bioserie, a bioplastic-based consumer goods manufacturer, has introduced a new line of plant-based, stylishly printed and lightweight (12g) iPhone 4 protective covers. Utilizing blend of...

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