Danimer Scientific, GA USA and PepsiCo, Inc. NY USA have announced an agreement that includes development of Danimer Scientifics’ biodegradable film resins to meet the sustainable flexible packaging requirements of PepsiCo’s global food and beverage business. Continue reading PepsiCo and Danimer partner on bio-degradable film resins
Renmatix announced it recently benefited from a $14 million investment led by Bill Gates and Total, which will reportedly help drive towards the first wave of Renmatix licensees building Plantrose®-enabled biorefineries in diverse global markets such as Canada, India, Malaysia, the US, etc. Continue reading RENMATIX receives push by Total and Bill Gates
In order to further accelerate market acceptance of PLA, Corbion has already sold pre‐marketing volumes of PLA. Continue reading Corbion starts new PLA plant in 2018
The Italian-Dutch company GFBiochemicals is the world’s largest producer of levulinic acid, a platform chemical with significant potential and belongs to Mathieu Flamini, the French Arsenal’s midfielder Continue reading GFBiochemicals makes a bold move into the US market
Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (Vancouver, Canada) has entered into a definitive agreement with Ex-Tech Plastics, Inc. Continue reading Solegear acquires Ex-Tech Plastics’ Bioplastics Division
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.
Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. based in Vancouver, BC (USA) and Columbia Plastics Ltd., a custom injection molding company based in Surrey, BC (USA), have come into an agreement to work together and jointly market products made with Solegear’s proprietary Polysole® bioplastics. Continue reading Solegear & Columbia Plastics tie-up to bring Polysole bioplastics to North American Market
Although this subject is a bit larger than the focus of Bioplastics News, I find it useful to cast light on the precursor molecules of bioplastics as their commercial development and availability at affordable cost is paramount to the availability of downstream bioplastics. Continue reading DOE’s 12 Top Biobased Molecules – what became of them?
This major piece of news made no noise in Europe and Asia. It fell late on April 30 and splashed the web on May 1st in the US, one of the few countries in the world not celebrating labor day on that day. Continue reading OPXBIO sells fermentation tech to Cargill
If Europe has been leading the way in trying to set up a comprehensive bio-economic program, the US are catching up because of its biofuel production and expanding bio-based chemicals industry. Continue reading USDA Reports on Bioeconomy and its positive impact on economy and labor