Bioplastics

Bioplastics are polymer materials, which are made from bio-based raw materials or which posses the ability to biodegradation. Bioplastics are a small group of polymers and are used most commonly in packaging industry.

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PepsiCo joins NaturALL Bottle Alliance

PepsiCo joins NaturALL Bottle Alliance

Yesterday it announced that PepsiCo, Inc. has joined the Alliance to advance the shared goal of creating beverage containers with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.

FKuR at Fakuma: Heat-resistant PLA compounds and more

FKuR at Fakuma: Heat-resistant PLA compounds and more

At Fakuma 2018, FKuR will be presenting its broad portfolio of bio-based thermoplastics for injection molding, thermoforming and extrusion, including the advanced injection molding grade Bio-Flex S 7514 as well as bio-based TPE and PP grades for a variety of applications.

Microbes Fully Metabolize Biodegradable Plastics

Microbes Fully Metabolize Biodegradable Plastics

Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) succeeded in an interdisciplinary study to demonstrate that soil microorganisms metabolically utilised the carbon in the PBAT polymer both for energy production and also to build up microbial biomass.

Arlanxeo introduces new Keltan Eco

Arlanxeo introduces new Keltan Eco

Arlanxeo introduces its new thermoplastic vulcanisates (TPVs) that combine Keltan Eco ethylene propylene diene monomer rubber (EPDM) with green fillers, plasticizers and thermoplastics, resulting in EPDM products with up to 90% sustainable ingredients.

Intensive recycling and “green” materials typify the plastics market

Intensive recycling and “green” materials typify the plastics market

What happens today with PE, PS, ABS or PET and CFRP, when it reaches the end of its initial service life? Experts from all over the world will find solutions to this issue at the Fakuma international trade fair for plastics processing in Friedrichshafen from the 16th through the 20th of October, 2018.

PLA bioplastics for demanding applications

PLA bioplastics for demanding applications

Total Corbion PLA will be exhibiting at the Chinaplas trade fair from 24th - 27th April in Shanghai. On display will be a number of partner applications based on Luminy PLA resins from Total Corbion PLA.

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