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Wipak Utilizes Cardia Biohybrid™ Resins for Producing Food Packaging Films

Cardia Bioplastics • Wipax • May 19th, 2011

Wipak, one of the leading global suppliers of quality packaging films, has released their new range of sustainable food packaging films using Cardia Biohybrid™ patented technology. Wipak...

Dow Showcases its Impact Modifier for Bio-based PLA for Opaque Packaging at Chinaplas 2011

Dow • May 18th, 2011

Dow Plastics Additives, has introduced its latest development to the field of bio-plastics for manufacturers trying to penetrate the packaging market with environmentally advanced solutions for...

IMCD and Rodenburg Come Together for Solanyl® Range of Biopolymers

IMCD • Rodenburg • May 18th, 2011

IMCD Plastics and Rodenburg Biopolymers announce global cooperation for Rodenburg's biopolymer Solanyl® range. The product range is applicable to different production processes, like injection...

PolyOne & Dow Launch OnCap™ BIO Impact L Opaque Impact Modifier for PLA at Interpack

PolyOne • Dow • May 18th, 2011

The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and PolyOne have jointly launched OnCap™ BIO Impact L, an opaque impact modifier for polylactic acid (PLA) based on PARALOID™ BPM 520 from Dow. This...

Roquette to Present Biobased GAÏALENE® Resin for Packaging at FIP 2011 EUREXPO

Roquette • May 18th, 2011

At the FIP 2011 EUREXPO in LYON, France between May 24-27, 2011 (Hall B 30), Roquette will present its GAÏALENE® range already available for the packaging (small bottles, films, etc.),...

Roquette Group's GAÏALENE® - a Plant-based Resin Awarded as Biomaterial of the Year 2011

Roquette • May 17th, 2011

The Roquette Group received an Innovation Award for its new GAÏALENE® plant-based resins at the Biowerkstoff-Kongress (Bio-based Plastics and Composites) held in Cologne on March 15, 2011....

Novamont Showcases Biodegradable Paper Made of Mater-Bi® Bioplastic at Interpack 2011

Novamont • May 13th, 2011

Talia is a new line of paper made of pure cellulose coupled by extrusion with Mater-Bi® bioplastic, in the ongoing quest to reduce the impact of consumer waste on our environment. Novamont and...

DSM Partners Elevance for Producing Bio-based High Performance Thermoplastic Materials

DSM • Elevance • May 12th, 2011

Elevance and Royal DSM N.V. has announced that they have signed a Letter of Intent for a collaboration to evaluate Elevance's unique monomers for production of specialty bio-based high performance...

Genencor Reports U.S. & Canadian Consumer’s Attitude towards Biobased & Green Products

Genencor • May 12th, 2011

The Genencor Household Sustainability Index found that four in ten American consumers and about a third of Canadian consumers already have heard of the term "biobased" to describe products or...

BPF to Conduct Seminar on Biobased & Degradable Plastics on 8th June 2011

BPF • May 11th, 2011

It's all systems go for the hot topic of the moment at the BPF's upcoming Biobased and Degradable Plastics 2011 seminar to be held on 8th June. Through a variety of comprehensive presentations and...

Elevance & DSM to Jointly Manufacture Specialty Bio-based Thermoplastic Materials

Elevance • DSM • May 11th, 2011

Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. and Royal DSM N.V. announced that they have signed a Letter of Intent for a collaboration to evaluate Elevance's unique monomers for production of specialty...

Rhein Chemie to Present BioAdimide™ Additive During the ‘5th Bioplastics Market’ Event

Rhein Chemie • May 11th, 2011

Rhein Chemie announced that is the corporate sponsor of the 5th Bioplastics Market conference, scheduled to take place on May 23 and 24, 2011 in Hong Kong. A paper titled "Additives for Bioplastics...

Sukano to Exhibit Eco-friendly Solutions for Enhancing Bioplastics Performance at Interpack 2011

Sukano • May 11th, 2011

At Interpack 2011, in the "bio hall" 09, Sukano, expert in the development and production of functional and optical masterbatches, special compounds and blends for improving the properties of bio...

DSM & Roquette to Build Commercial Facility for Producing Bio-based Succinic Acid

DSM • Roquette • May 10th, 2011

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, and the French company Roquette has announced that they will build a commercial scale plant for the production of bio-based...

DSM’s CEO Emphasizes Shift from Fossil- to Bio-based Economy

DSM • May 10th, 2011

Feike Sijbesma, CEO, Royal DSM won the George Washington Carver Award for his outstanding contribution and vision to the development and innovation in industrial biotechnology. Sijbesma elucidated...

DSM and Roquette to Build Commercial-scale Bio-based Succinic Acid

DSM • Roquette • May 9th, 2011

Royal DSM and the French starch and starch derivatives company Roquette announced that they will build a commercial scale plant for the production of bio-based succinic acid, a non-fossil feedstock...

Amyris Announces Completion of First Industrial-scale Production Facility of Biofene™

Amyris • May 6th, 2011

Amyris, Inc. announced the completion of the first industrial-scale facility for the production of Biofene™, Amyris's renewable farnesene. The production facility is located in Piracicaba,...

Huntsman Joins Bark Biorefinery Project Dedicated to Extracting Polyurethane Intermediates from Bark

Huntsman • May 6th, 2011

Huntsman Polyurethanes has been invited to join the Bark Biorefinery Consortium Project, a four-year joint venture between academia and industry that is exploring how best to extract value from...

50% Plant-based GAÏALENE® Resins from Roquette Wins 'Biomaterial of the Year 2011' Award from Nova Institut

Roquette • May 5th, 2011

The international group Roquette that specializes in starches and starch derivatives received the Innovation Award for its new GAÏALENE® plant-based resins at the Biowerkstoff-Kongress...

BioAmber Raises Fund to Accelerate the Commercialization of Biosuccinic Acid & Modified PBS

BioAmber • May 5th, 2011

BioAmber Inc., has raised $45 million dollars in a Series B financing that will accelerate the commercialization of succinic acid and modified PBS. The round was led by NAXOS Capital Partners, a...

1M Huhtamaki BioWare® Plastic Drinking Cups, Made from Ingeo™ Bioplastic Used at Cologne Carnival

Huhtamaki • Natureworks • May 4th, 2011

All BioWare products are certified in accordance with EN13432, the European standard for compostability of packaging, and all have a lower environmental impact than their traditional counterparts.

Avantium Establishes YXY Pilot Plant for Production & Testing of Biobased Polyesters at Netherlands

Avantium • May 4th, 2011

Avantium has announced the successful start-up of its polyester pilot plant at the Chemelot site in Geleen, the Netherlands. The polyester plant is the first part of the pilot plant that Avantium...

Cortec Corporation Unveils Bio-based Coating Cortec® EcoPrimer

Cortec • May 4th, 2011

EcoPrimer, the latest premium quality primer specially formulated from renewable materials. This core shell acrylic modified alkyd is the first coating to combine a bio-based coating formulation...

Cologne Carnival Utilizes Huhtamaki BioWare® Plastic Drinking Cups Made from Ingeo™ Bioplastic

Cologne Carnival • Huhtamaki • May 3rd, 2011

Organizers of the Cologne Carnival, one of the oldest street carnivals in Europe, focused both on safety by eliminating glass cold-drink cups and being kinder to the environment by using Huhtamaki...

Confident About its Catalyst Technology Used in Green Chemistry, Avantium Starts Pharma Business

May 2nd, 2011

Avantium will build on its foundation of its advanced catalyst development technology, to develop its YXY technology in green chemistry and to provide R&D services and systems to chemical and...

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