BASF (Germany) and Avantium (NL) have formed a joint venture for the production and marketing of furan-dicarboxylic acid (FDCA), which is produced from renewable resources, as well as the marketing of polyethylene-furanoate (PEF) based on the new chemical building block FDCA. Continue reading BASF and Avantium form Synvina, a biobased chemicals JV
Here’s a reproduction of Karen Laird’s article from the website of the Kunststoff, the biggest global show on plastics, and bio-plastics, taking place every third year in Düsseldorf (Germany). Enjoy! Continue reading K 2016 Breakfast -What has changed?
Named after latin arbor, tree, Arboform™ is a sustainable thermoplastic material made of 100% renewable raw materials, with a lignin matrix, a by-product of cellulose pulping process. Continue reading TECNARO develops, produces and markets lignin based ARBOFORM®
The recent NPE Plastics tradeshow held in Orlando, Florida, USA, evidenced a greater acceptance of bio-based plastics and additives as several companies launched or highlighted bio-derived materials at the show. Continue reading Bioplastics breakthrough in cosmetics, agriculture and toys.
Consumer demand, government legislation and technology advances will propel sustainable packaging to a $244 billion market by 2018, according to a new report issued by Smithers Para. Continue reading The sustainable packaging market: drivers and perspectives
Avantium (The Netherlands) among the leading technology companies known for its collaborations with iconic market players such as The Coca-Cola Company and Danone, was named by Cleantech Group (CTG), as European Cleantech Company of the Decade. Continue reading Avantium named European cleantech company of the decade
Focus on China’s biodegradable plastic capacity: it reportedly grew at a Compound Average Growth Rate of 21% from 2009 to 2013 as per ResearchInChina. Continue reading China’s Biodegradable Plastic Capacity
North America is the biggest market for biopolymers and consumes 1/3 of the total global demand states RnR Market Research report issued in April 2014. Continue reading North America is biggest Biopolymers market
Metabolix (USA) announces it will launch its transparent biopolymer blown film grade Mvera™ B5011 at Interpack’14 (May 8-14th at Messe-Duesseldorf Germany). Continue reading MetaBolix to launch transparent biopolymer film Mvera