PT ZONE: Biopolymers & Renewable Materials

PT Article DuPont Experts And Partners To Address Recycling, Lightweighting, Optimal Material Selection
At NPE2015, DuPont scientists and other industry experts will host seminars on recycling and material innovation & selection for automotive, packaging, and medical devices. More (+)
MATERIALS AND ADDITIVES AT NPE: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, and Sustainability
Lots of news in engineering thermoplastic compounds, TPEs, and purging agents, plus a wide range of colorants and additives. More (+)

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Check out these three interesting finalists within the materials category of the 2014 SPE Automotive Innovation Awards.

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Expect to see at least twelve startup ventures with exciting new technologies at the 'NPE2015 Startup Garage' exhibitions.

Metabolix To Significantly Boost PHA Production

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Biopolymers & Renewable Materials


These are a class of materials that are generated from renewable natural sources, are often biodegradable, sometimes compostable and not toxic to produce. They can be produced by biological systems such as plants, or chemically synthesized from sugars or starch.

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