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

April 13th, 2017

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

Lipotec Introduces Botanical Extract for Firm Skin & Naturally-sourced Physical Exfoliants

April 12th, 2017

Lipotec has launched a new botanical extract for a glamorous décolleté which gives a firming effect to the skin and ACTISCRUB™ physical exfoliants, a wide variety of...

ICSC Introduces Multifunctional Neem Oil for Personal Care

April 11th, 2017

ICSC has introduced Neem Oil with multifunctional properties for skin care and hair care. The neem tree is traditionally known as the “village pharmacy” and its pesticidal and medicinal...

Meridian Waste Solutions & Advanced Lignin Form JV to Produce Lignin-based Plastics

April 10th, 2017

Meridian Waste Solutions has announced the signing of a non-binding term sheet with Advanced Lignin Biocomposites LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, a joint venture would be formed between...

Reverdia’s Biosuccinium® S Grade Gets ECOCERT Certification

Reverdia • April 7th, 2017

Reverdia’s new Biosuccinium® S grade has been registered under the ECOCERT Natural and Organic Cosmetics Standard, meaning it has been approved as 100% natural origin.

SEPPIC Launches SUBLIGANA™ - Natural Active for Flawless-looking Skin

Seppic • April 6th, 2017

SEPPIC has launched SUBLIGANA™, an active ingredient for anti-imperfection, anti-spot & flawless-looking complexion concepts related to oxidative stress, designed by Serdex a subsidiary...

Elementis Specialties’ BENTONE® GEL Products Get RSPO Certification

April 5th, 2017

Elementis Specialties has announced that its BENTONE® GEL products that contain palm oil derivatives, have been certified in accordance with the standard of the RSPO and are produced according...

Kraton Unveils SYLVALITE ™ 9000 Tackifier to Formulate Bio-based HMA

KRATON Polymers • April 4th, 2017

Kraton Corporation, a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, has announced the next...

AkzoNobel & Partners Launch Online Tool to Track Use of Bio-based Raw Materials

AkzoNobel • April 3rd, 2017

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, Advanced Biochemical (Thailand) (ABT) and EY. It will be...

Covestro at ECS 2017: to Launch Bio-based Hardener for Wood Coatings

March 31st, 2017

A collaboration between RiFRA MiIano, Sirca and Covestro has shown to improve the sustainability of furniture. Covestro’s new biobased hardner, which will be launched at ECS, was used by...

DEINOVE Partners with GREENTECH for Commercialization of Cosmetic Actives

DEINOVE • March 30th, 2017

DEINOVE has announced the start of collaboration with GREENTECH, one of the major players in the production and distribution of biotechnologically obtained ingredients. The objective is to develop...

Danone & Nestlé Waters Join Hands with Origin Materials for NaturALL Bottle Alliance

Danone • March 29th, 2017

Danone and Nestlé Waters have joined forces with Origin Materials, California, to form the NaturALL Bottle Alliance. Together, the three partners aim to develop and launch at commercial scale a...

Clariant to Present Sugar-based Additive Innovation, Genamin Gluco 50 at ECS

Clariant • March 29th, 2017

Clariant has announced that it is exhibiting its renewable-based, VOC/SVOC-free and hazard label-free neutralizing agent: Genamin Gluco 50 at ECS. The new sugar-based additive innovation supports...

Futures Fins Introduces Biocomposites-based Fin for SUPs

March 28th, 2017

Futures Fins has introduced a new fin for stand-up paddleboards (SUP) created from biocomposites. The RWC Keel is an environmentally friendly biocomposite-based fin that meets, and in some aspects...

Bio-on Breaks Ground for Production of Bioplastic Microbeads

bio-on • March 27th, 2017

Bio-on has laid the first stone in its new plant that will produce Minerv Bio Cosmetics, the microbeads in PHAs special bioplastic designed for the cosmetics sector and destined to replace the...

AIMPLAS Researchers Find Biopolymers for Flame-retardant Panels for Trucks & Buses

AIMPLAS • March 24th, 2017

AIMPLAS-coordinated project researchers have obtained a new generation of fire resistant panels for trucks and buses manufactured from biopolymers derived from by-products from the cellulose paste...

SEPPIC’s Silicone Alternative Gets NYSCC Most Sustainable Ingredient Award

Seppic • March 24th, 2017

SEPPIC has won the prize for the most sustainable ingredient for skin care and hair care at the New York Society of Cosmetics Chemists symposium on The Future of Sustainability with EMOGREEN, a...

Total Corbion PLA Launches Operation for PLA Polymers Production & Marketing

March 23rd, 2017

Total Corbion PLA has officially launched its operations to produce and market Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) polymers. The plant start-up is planned for the second half of 2018 and will produce a full...

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Unveils Hangtag Program for Bio-based Brand, Susterra®

Dupont Tate & Lyle Bio Products • March 23rd, 2017

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products has announced that it is launching a new hangtag program for its bio-based Susterra®brand, the building block that delivers high performance across a variety of...

Solegear Partners with Braskem for Recycling Containers Using Braskem’s I’m Green™ Polyethylene

Solegear • March 22nd, 2017

Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. and Braskem have recently announced a 3-year partnership in which Solegear will utilize Braskem’s I’m green™ Polyethylene to produce and distribute a series of...

Bio-based Solutions International Conference Invites SpecialChem Executive Vice President Aldric Tourres as Innovation Session Moderator

March 21st, 2017

SpecialChem’s Executive Vice President, Aldric Tourres, will serve as moderator during the innovation sessions at the Plant Based Summit, a bio-based solutions international conference and...

AAK to Exhibit Live Sustainable Sourcing Presentation at in-cosmetics Global

AAK Personal Care • March 21st, 2017

AAK’s unique sustainable sourcing programme involving women in West Africa will be showcased through a live presentation and a new interactive display area at in-cosmetics global. The new area is...

VTT Develops Stand-up Pouches Using Bio-based Coatings

VTT • March 20th, 2017

VTT has developed lightweight 100% bio-based stand-up pouches. High performance in both oxygen and grease and mineral oil barrier properties has been reached by using bio-based coatings on paper...

ID bio to Open New Office in Paris to Mark Presence in French Market

ID bio • March 20th, 2017

ID bio has offered its customers the opportunity to meet in Paris, in the 16th arrondissement to strengthen its presence in French market. It has unveiled its new premise located in Paris, in the...

ICSC Launches Antimicrobial Skin Care Active - Chaulmoogra Oil

ICSC • March 17th, 2017

ICSC has introduced Chaulmoogra Oil for skin care which helps in toning skin pigmentation. It is well known for its beneficial properties on skin problems. Chaulmoogra Oil is unique in that it...

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