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Published: 7/24/2020

IDTechEx Study Examines What Oil Price Crash Means for Bioplastics
IDTechEx’s new report explores emerging bioplastics technologies and forecasts the industry’s future over the next five years.

Published: 7/20/2020

Polykar Adds Film Line Dedicated to Biopolymers
New Reifenhauser blown film line designed to process all types of biopolymers plus the full range of traditional polymers.  

Published: 7/14/2020

Making the World a Better Place with Bioplastics
Patrick Krieger from the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) shares why people are excited about bioplastics. WATCH

Published: 7/14/2020

Re|focus Episode #3: Industry Collaboration in Bioplastics
As brands are making commitments toward more sustainable material choices, bioplastics are often looked at as a solution. Register today for the third episode in six-part webinar series—Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit on August ...

Published: 7/14/2020

Plastics Industry Association’s (PLASTICS) Sixth Annual Bioplastics Week—August 24–28
Expert presentations, educational resource release, social media conversations, announcement of the 2020 Bioplastics Award, and more planned for Bioplastics Week.

Published: 6/17/2020

PolyOne to Boost Production of Recycled Nylon and Biobased TPEs in Europe
Capacity of both PolyOne’s Nymax post-industrial recycled nylons and ReSound OM biobased TPEs will be increased in Europe.

Published: 6/15/2020

Ingeo PLA-Based Coffee Capsules Pass EU Standard for Disintegration in Composting
NatureWorks teamed up with Flo and CIC to conduct field trail that shows compostability of PLA coffees capsules—used and unused.

Published: 6/2/2020

Biobased PEF Bottle Aimed at Substituting Conventional PET
Avantium teams up with major beverage producers to make PEF bottles. 

Published: 5/6/2020

Eastman Collaborates with Rotuba to Make Face Shields for Coronavirus Pandemic Frontliners
Eastman’s high-molecular-weight cellulose acetate CA-398-30 boasts excellent physical and optical properties for molded items such as the Rotuba face shields in the fight against COVID-19.

Published: 5/5/2020

Eastman, Rotuba Collaborate on Face Shields for Coronavirus Pandemic
Compounder and profile extruder transitions its business operations from making pens to manufacturing face shields by utilizing an existing material.