BIOPOLYMERS

Biopolymers

Cove & RWDC Industries in Exclusive Agreement to Support Production of the ‘First’ Biodegradable Water Bottles

Materials innovation company Cove’s partnership with PHA supplier RWDC will supply Cove with PHA for the production of the first water bottles made of biodegradable material.
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Biopolymers

Danimer Receives Innovation Research Grant to Support Biodegradable PHA Plastic Solutions

Project to be conducted with University of Minnesota’s ForeverGreen Initiative to investigate pennycress oil in production of PHA for single-use products.
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Recycled Materials

Skin-Care Manufacturer to Use SABIC’s Biobased PP

Beiersdorf innovates packaging of its Nivea portfolio of face creams to reduce use of fossil-based virgin PP.

Biopolymers

PHA-Based Resins for Blown-Cast Films, Injection Molding and Thermoforming

TerraVerdae Bioworks has globally launched a new line of PHA-based resins for customer evaluation.
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Recycled Materials

Unique Biobased PC Copolymer Blend with PCR Content

SABIC’s new Thermocomp biobased compound offers sustainable option for uses in E/E/, healthcare and other key market sectors.
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Compounding

Biopolymer Compounding on a Twin-Screw Extruder: Four Things You Need to Know

Global bioplastic production capacity is expected to increase to 4.8 billion lb by 2024, driven by OEMs and brand owners steadily converting applications to these “green” materials. If you’re looking to supply compounds to meet this demand, here are some key processing considerations you need to know.

Engineering Resins

SABIC Partners with NUDEC to Launch Renewable PC

The SABIC-NUDEC collaboration targeted to building & construction applications.  
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Biopolymers

NatureWorks and IMA in Strategic Partnership for the Compostable Coffee Pods Market

  The partnership is aimed at accelerating the availability of a turn-key solution for K-Cup compatible compostable coffee pods in North America.
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Biopolymers

Total Corbion PLA in Engineering Stage for new PLA Plant in Europe

The 50/50 joint venture between Total and Corbion has kicked off the front-end engineering design stage for its new 200-million lb/yr PLA plant in Grandpuits, France.
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Biopolymers

Eight Startups Aim to Tackle Plastic Pollution

Rethinking Materials summit includes startups approaching issue through bioplastics and others through circular technologies.
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