Trillium Renewable Chemicals to advance technology for production of such feedstocks as acrylonitrile for use in ABS and other plastics.
Four Finnish companies in collaboration to develop the first process to produce compostable bioplastic from food and feed production side streams.
Fibrepak cellulosic expected to make major inroads in thermoformed food packaging.
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CAI Additives is now offering ST-PA210 flow agent for PLA and other biobased polyesters.
U.K. and U.S. university research team succeed in ‘fine-tuning a type of polyester biomaterial to enable the rate of degradation in the body.
Audia Elastomers’ new AudiaFlex TPEs are produced from post-consumer, post-industrial, biobased, and marine waste based sources.
PHA bioplastic producer Danimer Scientific completes business merger with Live Oak Acquisition Corp.
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Braskem project is being developed by researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago.
The carbon footprint of plastic bottles can be lowered by 50% says VTT technical research center when replacing their raw PET material with PEF made from citrus peel and sugar beet pulp.
Eastman Partners with Compounder Gruppo Maip to Formulate Biobased and Molecular Recycled Content Plastics for Automotive Interiors
Eastman’s Tritan Renew copolyester and Treva Renew engineering bioplastic to play key role in new Eastman-Gruppo Maip partnership.
Danimer Scientific and Eagle Beverage to Produce Biodegradable Drinking Straws for Quick Service Restaurants
Private label manufacturer Eagle Beverage to use Danimer Scientific’s Nodax PHA for marine degradable straws and other product categories in the future.
Biotechnology firm Genomatica teams up with Italy’s nylon 6 fiber producer Aquafil to build demonstration scale renewable nylon 6 facility.