Article - 23 Mar 2017
Polyglycolic and polylactic acid are biodegradable, thermoplastic materials that are used in a wide range of applications.
This is a video clip displaying NEC's newest highly functional bioplastics made from plant extracts reducing carbon dioxide emissions and preserving oil resources. The bioplastics compositions are...
News - 7 Sep 2012
Teijin, the company specializing in high performance fibers and Kansai University in Japan have jointly developed a new piezoelectric material derived from polylactic acid that exhibits exceptional...
News - 8 Oct 2012
Environmental problems, such as depleting natural resources, highlight the need to establish a renewable chemical industry.
Metabolic engineering enhances the production of chemicals made by...
News - 10 Sep 2010
Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Degradable Plastics Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0286633/US-Degradable-Plastics-Market.html....
News - 17 May 2006
Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories, Ltd. today announced the development of a new bio-based polymer that retains the heat resistance and moldability of their previously developed bio-based...
News - 21 Feb 2019
NatureWorks has announced a new initiative that will ensure that by 2020, 100% of the agricultural feedstock for Ingeo™ biopolymers and Vercet™ performance chemicals will be certified by...
News - 10 Aug 2007
Joe Byrne, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Plastics Color Corporation (PCC) is delighted to announce that in addition to PCC's available line of colorant and additive masterbatches for...
News - 18 Dec 2019
As medical technology increases, so too does the availability of options for different biomedical applications. With so many different characteristics available in woven biomedical textiles, choosing...
News - 7 Jul 2015
A team of researchers at the KU Leuven Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis has formulated a simple method to produce the bioplastic known as polylactic acid (PLA) in a waste-free...