2:16 min Biobased Material
BioBased Circular Proposal with Avantium selected by National Growth Fund for funding to make plant-based materials
The Dutch cabinet today announced that the National Growth Fund (Nationaal Groeifonds) has selected the BioBased Circular (BBC) proposal1 for funding. The BBC programme, submitted also on behalf of Avantium, includes a track dedicated to the engineering and construction of a Flagship ...
Stora Enso alongside Blue Ocean Closures and AISA have developed together the first ever paperboard tube with a fiber-based closure
This new, innovative wood fiber-based concept helps brand owners increase the share of renewable material in their packaging. All components of the tube are designed for recycling. The tube is composed of Stora Enso’s barrier-coated board material Natura Shape™ and a screw cap ...
1:37 min Biobased Material
Avantium receives Critical Guidance Recognition for its bioplastic PEF from the US-based Association of Plastic Recyclers
Avantium has been granted Critical Guidance Recognition from the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), a US-based international non-profit and the only North American organisation focused exclusively on improving recycling for plastics. The APR Critical Guidance Protocol is one of ...
Futerro aims to set-up a new fully integrated PLA biorefinery in Normandy, France
Following the construction of its first PLA (poly-lactic acid) plant in China in 2021, Futerro’s ambition is to set up a new fully integrated biorefinery in the industrial and port area of Port-Jérôme, in the Caux Seine agglomeration (commune of Saint-Jean-de-Folleville), located on ...
Sulzer signs agreement with Jindan New Biomaterials in China for production of biobased plastic
Jindan will utilize Sulzer’s licensed PLA technology at its new manufacturing plant to produce up to 75’000 tonnes of PLA per year, mainly to be used for food packaging, molded goods and fibers production.