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17 May 2013
Chemicals firm Solvay is scaling up production of a bio-based polyamide product, by investing in a production line in Lyon, France
15 May 2013
US supplier Rennovia has demonstrated production of a bio-based nylon for resin and fibre applications
14 May 2013
Interview with Dr. Molly Morse, CEO, Mango Materials and a speaker at Biopolymers 2013.
13 May 2013
Swiss bioplastics developer Sulzer has won a contract to establish a PLA production plant for an unnamed customer in Asia
EcoLogic, a company creating and providing environmentally responsible solutions for plastics globally, announced today that company president, James Rooney will be speaking at Smithers Rapra's Biopolymers Symposium 2013 on June 12th in Chicago, IL.
At the Biopolymers Symposium 2013, Ryan Hunt, Director of Research and Development and Co-Founder, ALGIX will be addressing the topic of Algae-Blended Thermoplastic Resins. He'll cover the algae advantage for sustainability in bioplastics, aquatic biomass supply chain dynamics and much more. Read our interview with him.
10 May 2013
Japanese firm Teijin has created a heat and impact-resistant version of its Planext biopolymer
08 May 2013
Toray Industries has created a bio-based polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) material that it is now ready to scale to commercial volumes
07 May 2013
Dr. Amy Feng Chen, Project Scientist, Corporate Research & Eng. - Environmentally Sustainable Technology, Kimberly-Clark will be speaking at the Biopolymers Symposium 2013, June 11-12 in Chicago, IL on Low-cost, Renewable and Bio-based Polymer Packaging: Thermoplastic Starch (TPS) Masterbatch and Green Polyethylene (PE) Blends for Film Packaging Applications. Read our interview with her.
"BIOFASE's technology and products were generated to give a solution to the use of food sources in the bioplastic industry. In addition to that, manufacturer countries such as Mexico have important industrial byproducts that in many cases are not used." Scott Munguía, CEO, BIOFASE and speaker at Biopolymers 2013
The Biopolymers Symposium is organized by Smithers Rapra, the global leader in rubber, plastics, polymer and composites testing, consulting and information products and events, with key focuses including the tire, industrial, transportation, consumer and medical industries. For more information, visit www.rapra.net or www.smithersrapra.com.