1:13 min Biobased Material
European Bioplastics appoints new Head of EU Affairs in Brussels
European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, is pleased to announce the appointment of Roberto Ferrigno as Head of EU Affairs. He assumed his position on 1 January 2023 and will be based in Brussels. He will also head EUBP’s new ...
1:15 min Biobased Material
Avantium and Monosuisse sign offtake agreement on PEF for industrial fibres
Avantium, technology company in renewable chemistry, and Monosuisse, producer of a wide variety of synthetic monofilaments for industrial use, have signed an offtake agreement giving Monosuisse access to PEF (polyethylene furanoate) made from FDCA (furandicarboxylic acid) to be ...
1:80 min Biobased Material
Sustainable rigid packaging - SACMI to host the AIM "Technological Day" on new cellulose-based materials
From pioneering research to applied technology, building the development prospects of an entire industry: cellulose-based materials for rigid sustainable packaging is a hot topic, and will be the focus of the Technological Day organized by AIM (Italian Association of ...
TotalEnergies Corbion stimulates recycling of PLA
TotalEnergies Corbion is stepping up its efforts in closing the recycling loop for PLA. To stimulate collecting, sorting, and cleaning of PLA waste and to facilitate a marketplace for PLA recycle streams, TotalEnergies Corbion is actively buying reprocessed PLA waste. The advanced ...
TekniPlex Consumer Products acquires Ematec, expanding portfolio of sustainable materials science solutions for fresh foods
TekniPlex Consumer Products, a globally integrated provider of innovative solutions through materials science and manufacturing technologies, has acquired Empaques Moldeados de America Tecnologias S. de R.L. de C.V. (EMATEC), a Mexico-based manufacturer of molded fiber ...
Braskem and Sojitz Corporation launch Sustainea
Braskem, pioneer in bioproducts production on an industrial scale, and Sojitz, a Japan-oriented global trading company, have announced the launch of Sustainea, which will produce and market bioMEG (monoethylene glycol) and bioMPG (monopropylene glycol). The market launch of the brand ...
1:55 min Biobased Material
Life Cycle Assessment demonstrates significantly lower carbon footprint of Avantium’s plantMPG™
Avantium has published Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) data for its plantMPG™ (plant-based mono-propylene glycol) from its Ray Technology™: a chemical intermediate used in a variety of applications including in functional fluids and unsaturated polyester resins. The ISO-certified LCA for ...
2:40 min Biobased Material
Ceresana examines the global market for bioplastics
For some time now, bioplastics have been used for more than just garbage bags or mulch films: Biopolymers are increasingly found in durable high-performance products, for example in demanding automotive applications, casings for the electronics industry or materials for the ...