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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...

Iggesund Presents a Black Box With Bioplastic Coated Invercote Bio for Pasta Straining

Iggesund • March 24th, 2011

Andrea Brunazzi of Brunazzi & Associati in Turin, Italy has created a black box that is the ultimate in Italian style. His solution is a survival kit for pasta lovers. The complete ready meal is...

Arkema Presented Biorefinery Concept at First Annual Meeting of EuroBioRef Project

Arkema • March 22nd, 2011

EuroBioRef project, whose Arkema is a founder member, organized its first annual meeting recently in Colombes, France, in the premises of Arkema's head office. On this occasion, a press conference...

BM TRADA Analyzes Augmentation in RSPO Sustainable Palm Oil Certification

BM TRADA • RSPO • March 22nd, 2011

BM TRADA Certification Ltd has identified a dramatic surge in demand from clients seeking certification under the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Supply Chain Certification Systems. Palm...

Evonik Develops Bio-based VESTAMELT® for Automobiles

Evonik • March 21st, 2011

Evonik has developed an adhesion promoter system that improves the performance of hybrid components and reduces material usage by up to 25 percent. This leads to significant cost advantages as well...

AMSilk’s Spidersilk Biopolymer Production Gets a Boost with More Funds

AMSilk • March 18th, 2011

AMSilk, a privately-held company specializing in the development and production of high performance materials based on spider silk, announced the successful completion of a €5 million Series B...

BioBased Technologies® Appoints LA-based Distributor for Agrol® Polyols

Biobased Technologies • March 18th, 2011

Agrol® distributor Dorsett and Jackson, Inc. will focus on sales in the western United States. Agrol® polyols are 96% bio-based polyols, which can be used in a variety of polyurethane...

Cardia Bioplastics Partners with Plastribution for Distribution of its Bio-based Products in UK

Cardia Bioplastics • Plastribution • March 18th, 2011

Depending on their specific product and sustainability needs, Plastribution customers can now choose from Cardia Biohybrid™ resins or Cardia certified compostable resins. Cardia...

Total in Alliance with IFPEN and Axens Develop Bio-ethylene Using Optimized Technology

Total • March 18th, 2011

Total Petrochemicals, IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) and its subsidiary Axens announced an alliance with the objective to develop a new optimized technology for the production of bio-ethylene by...

CoValence Launches It's Zyme to Peel, Skin Regenerating Product with Natural Enzymes

Covalence • March 17th, 2011

CoValence® Laboratories introduced new formulation, It's Zyme to Peel to regenerate skin. It's Zyme to Peel is not typical enzyme peel. It's Zyme to Peel is the ideal solution for all skin...

Genomatica and Tate & Lyle Sign Agreement to Produce 1,4-Butanediol

Genomatica • Tate & Lyle • March 17th, 2011

Tate & Lyle will dedicate a demonstration-scale production facility in Decatur, Illinois, for exclusive use by Genomatica for the scale-up of the Bio-BDO process. BDO, an intermediate chemical with...

Renewable Fibers & HFFR Resin Conceptualize the Future of Electric Vehicles

March 17th, 2011

French automotive design company D3 produced 'U-Box', a concept electric vehicle using advanced and eco-conscious Araldite adhesion materials from Huntsman. The future car with...

100% Biobased PET Beverage Container

PepsiCo • March 16th, 2011

Going a step ahead in its environment-friendly approach, PepsiCo has developed a plant-based polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic bottle, using renewable resources and bio-based raw materials,...

BioAmber & CELEXION Collaborate to Accelerate Development of Biobased Adipic Acid

BioAmber • CELEXION • March 16th, 2011

BioAmber has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with CELEXION LLC for technology related to the production of adipic acid and other chemical intermediates. Through the licensing deal...

H.J. Heinz Company to Participate and Present Keynote at the Bio-Plastek 2011 Forum

H.J.Heinz • March 16th, 2011

H.J. Heinz Company announced that starting this June it will use The Coca-Cola Company's plant-based plastic bottle to package its venerable ketchup in the U.S. and then expand its use worldwide. A...

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