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Get Ready for the Extrusion '15 Conference
Two-day event slated for Nov. 2-3 in Charlotte.
Blog Published: 11/21/2014
PLA Supplier Gets Grant To Explore Biomethane As Feedstock
NatureWorks and Calysta receive DOE grant aimed at ongoing program to develop Ingeo PLA feedstock diversification.
Blog Published: 11/3/2014
Global Lactic Acid Producer Plans To Enter PLA Business
Corbion Purac's CEO is aiming to forward integrate his company from lactic acid producer to PLA producer.
Blog Published: 11/2/2014
A second chance for Cereplast and Metabolix
Two early movers and shakers in the world of bioplastics recently received new leases on life, as the nascent biochemical industry struggles through some growing pains.
Blog Published: 8/6/2014
Study Urges Companies To Disclose Data On Plastic
Companies could become more sustainable by improving the way they measure, manage and report the amount of plastic they use in their business operations and supply chains.
Blog Published: 7/16/2014
First Business Accelerator For Solutions To Plastic Pollution
NewGen Surgical is one of the initial businesses in the new Accelerator portfolio, each having developed a "groundbreaking" technology to reduce plastic pollution.
Blog Published: 7/12/2014
Shrimp Shells Play Key Role In New Bioplastic
Substance that makes shrimp shells hardy used to make new bioplastic by Wyss Institute.
Blog Published: 6/19/2014
Ford & Coca-Cola Get "Plastics From Renewable Sources Award"
The two companies collaborated  in the development of the first-ever automotive interior fabric made from the same renewable material used to produce Coca-Cola’s PlantBottle Technology.  
Blog Published: 3/24/2014
100% biobased polyester charts course to commercialization
Avantium's PEF (polyethylene furanoate) holds much promise as a 100% biobased polyester, and now the company is taking steps to help the bioplastic fully realize that potential.
Blog Published: 3/19/2014
New Player in Enhanced PLA Compounds, Additives
Floreon of the U.K. offers -impact-modified PLA that's more than 90% biobased, as well as additive masterbatches.
Blog Published: 2/19/2014

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