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Bioplastics are making the difference

The 12th European Bioplastics Conference, which took place on 28/29 November 2017 in Berlin, showcased just how bioplastics are making the difference in driving innovations forward for more sustainability, resource efficiency, and functionality.

Producing biodegradable plastic just got cheaper and greener

Researchers from the KU Leuven Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis now present a way to make the PLA production process more simple and waste-free.

Corbion Purac to construct a 75kTpa PLA plant

Corbion Purac will accelerate its thrust into the biotechnology arena, making the next step in the bioplastics value chain by becoming a PLA producer.


Growth in PLA bioplastics: a production capacity of over 800,000 tonnes expected by 2020

nova-Institute publishes the first results of a multi-client market survey of the international bioplastics market.

RTP Company Expands Bioplastic Products to Include Impact-Modified PLA Compounds

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has expanded its line of polylactic acid (PLA) bioplastic compounds to include impact modified grades suitable for select semi-durable and durable applications.

British-Israeli researchers to improve biodegradable plastic

Scientists from Bath and Tel Aviv Universities are collaborating on a project to improve the physical properties of plant-derived plastics.

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VIBA Laboratories have developed some innovative masterbatches based on bio-polymers.

PLA bottles soon to be released in Italy

Fonti Di Vinadio is getting ready to launch 50 million half-liter "biobottles" made from the polylactic acid Ingeo by Natureworks. One-and-a-half liter bottles are also forecast.

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