Biopolymer compounds, biodegradable and/or biobased biopolymers

Address details:
Str. Nattermannallee 1
Germany, 50829 Cologne

Activity description

BIO-FED, located on the BioCampus Cologne, is a specialist for innovative and application-oriented biopolymer compounds and an expert in developing, compounding and marketing biodegradable and/or biobased biopolymers under the brand name M·VERA®. Depending on the requirement profile, these compounds are manufactured either completely or partially from renewable resources and are biodegradable in various environments or suitable for durable use.

The M·VERA® range of biodegradable and/or biobased plastics provides tailor-made solutions for

  • Film applications such as shopping bags, fruit and vegetable bags, waste bags, packaging, disposable gloves, absorber pads, mulch films and much more
  • Injection moulding applications such as coffee capsules, cutlery, packaging, closures, plant clips etc.

BIO-FED was founded in October 2014 as branch of AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH ( which belongs to the Feddersen Group ( With over 1,100 employees worldwide, the companies of the Feddersen Group generate a turnover of approx. 725 million euros. A strong focus is placed on the plastics segment. However, the companies are also active in foreign trade (K.D. Feddersen Ueberseegesellschaft mbH), in stainless steel trading (Voß Edelstahlhandel GmbH) in the field of knowledge-based services (M.TEC Ingenieurgesellschaft für kunststofftechnische Produktentwicklung mbH) and in mechanical engineering (FEDDEM GmbH & Co. KG).

BIO-FED uses the production and parts of the laboratory of AKRO-PLASTIC and cooperates closely with the other branch, AF-COLOR (, in the development and sales of biodegradable color, carbon black and additive masterbatches named AF-Eco®. AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH and AF-COLOR are headquartered in Niederzissen, Germany.

AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH is one of the leading independent European compounders. With approx. 400 employees and its subsidiary companies in China and Brazil as well as its branches, up to 150,000 tons of plastic granulate can be produced per year.


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