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News in brief – July 2017

2017-07-27T11:28:11+02:0027 July 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Perstorp Capa™ grades 6500D and 6800D given food contact approval in US: Perstorp has acquired food contact use approval for its Capa™ for Bioplastics product grades 6500D and the new 6800D. Perstorp already has food contact approval in Europe. The new Capa 6800D grade further extends Perstorp’s Capa portfolio. It is a high molecular [...]

Scientific report on facts related to bio-based and biodegradable plastics

2017-05-29T15:08:21+02:0029 May 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bio-based plastics can be mechanically recycled just like conventional plastics and biodegradable plastics are not a solution to the plastic soup in the oceans. These are two key findings in the report ‘Biobased and biodegradable plastics – Facts and Figures’, released by Wageningen Food & Biobased Research. The report takes stock of scientific knowledge on [...]

Total Corbion PLA formally starts up operations

2017-03-30T09:35:59+02:0030 March 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Earlier this month, Total Corbion PLA officially launched its operations to produce and market Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) polymers. PLA is a biobased and biodegradable polymer made from annually renewable resources. As announced by parent companies Total and Corbion last November, the new company is a 50/50 joint venture based in the Netherlands. [...]

News in brief – February 2017

2017-02-28T09:31:24+01:0028 February 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Latest market trends on bio-based building blocks released by nova-Institute: According to the latest market study by the nova-Institute on “Bio-based Building Blocks and Polymers – Global Capacities and Trends 2016 – 2021”, production capacities for bio-based polymers worldwide continue to grow despite difficult market environments. With 6.6 million tonnes production capacities in 2016, [...]

‘Rethinking Plastics’ – Insights into the bioplastic materials of the future

2017-01-11T08:00:44+01:001 December 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

11th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin attracts 300 experts from around the world François de Bie, Chairman of European Bioplastics, welcoming around 300 participants to the 11th European Bioplastics Conference 2016 (c) European Bioplastics Berlin, 1 December 2016 – The 11th European Bioplastics Conference took place on 29/30 November 2016 in Berlin, attracting [...]

Certification of bio-based content

2017-01-11T08:00:46+01:0024 November 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Harmen Willemse, NEN By Harmen Willemse MSc, Consultant Bio-based Economy at NEN – Netherlands Standardization Institute Bio-based products are products, which are wholly or partly derived from biomass. Therefore, it is essential to characterize the amount of biomass contained in the product. The bio-based content includes not only the amount of carbon, but [...]

News in brief – November 2016

2017-01-11T08:00:46+01:0024 November 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Total and Corbion form a Joint Venture in bioplastics: Total and Corbion are joining forces to develop bioplastics by creating a 50/50 joint venture to produce and market polylactic (PLA) polymers. The two partners plan to build a world-class PLA polymerization plant with a capacity of 75,000 tons per year at Corbion's site in [...]

These are the nominees for the 11th Global Bioplastics Award

2017-01-11T08:00:46+01:0024 November 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of the highlights of every European Bioplastics Conference is the Annual Global Bioplastics Award ceremony, presented by the international trade publication, bioplastics MAGAZINE. This year’s winner will be announced during the 11th European Bioplastics Conference on 29 November 2016 in Berlin. The Global Bioplastics Award recognises innovation, success, and achievement by manufacturers, processors, brand [...]

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2017-01-11T08:00:46+01:0031 October 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Novamont opens first commercial-scale production plant for biobased BDO Novamont, the Italy-based producer of the Mater-Bi family of bioplastics, has opened the world’s first commercial-scale plant for the production of bio-based butanediol (1,4 BDO), in Bottrighe (Veneto Region), North East Italy. Novamont invested over €100 million in MATER-BIOTEC, which is now the world’s first dedicated [...]

In brief (October 2016)

2017-01-11T08:00:46+01:0031 October 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Reverdia & Xinhuarun partner to produce bio-based PU foam: Reverdia and Dezhou Xinhuarun Technology (Xinhuarun) have signed an agreement to jointly develop and promote Biosuccinium™-based microcellular polyurethane (PU) foams. The new microcellular foams will be used in soles for footwear and further applications. BioBTX technology successfully yields 100% bio-based PET: Earlier this month, [...]

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