Polylactic Acid

New biodegradable fibres from renewable sources for fabrics with advanced properties more

Jun 7, 2017 12:33 PM materials

Nordson’s new screw and barrel package is optimised for processing polylactic acid bioplastics. more

Jun 6, 2017 9:12 AM industry

The functional and optical PLA masterbatches will be available exclusively from Sukano. more

May 12, 2017 9:22 AM industry

Total Corbion PLA attends Interpack this week with news of its developments in biobased packaging and containers for drinks and cosmetics. more

May 3, 2017 12:06 PM industry 1 Comments

Total and Corbion’s joint Poly Lactic Acid venture commences operations at Corbion’s Gorinchem factory, South Holland. more

Mar 3, 2017 3:51 PM materials 1 Comments

Total and Corbion have forged a powerful alliance to develop bioplastics by creating a joint venture to produce and market PLA. more

Nov 16, 2016 4:08 PM materials

Croda Coatings and Polymers will showcase its range of Bio-Based Building Blocks and Speciality Additives for high performance engineering plastics, elastomers and foams to K 2016. more

Oct 5, 2016 3:10 PM industry

AIMPLAS, the Valencia-based Plastics Technology Centre, has completed its participation in the European project INNOREX, improving the properties of PLA thanks to a new processing innovation. more

Sep 12, 2016 10:41 AM materials

Polaroid has thrown its hat in the 3D printing ring, with the iconic photography brand launching its Polaroid ModelSmart 250S machine into the market. more

Aug 9, 2016 10:29 AM industry

Stanford University and IBM chemists have developed a new super catalyst for making PLA biodegradable plastics. more

Aug 5, 2016 10:31 AM materials

AIMPLAS, the plastics technology research and development centre in Valencia, has coordinated a project that has brought about a new generation of biodegradable, compostable packages for cheese and fresh pasta. more

Jul 20, 2016 4:29 PM materials

Corbion will be extending its PLA resins to the North American Market in 2018 more

Jun 3, 2016 8:59 AM materials

Bioplastic technology company Floreon Transforming Packaging Ltd has been recognised at the 2016 Duke of York’s Pitch@Palace initiative, part of The Prince Andrew Charitable Trust. more

Apr 4, 2016 3:08 PM materials

The European INNOREX project - which is being developed by AIMPLAS and 11 other enterprises and technological European centres - is on a mission to improve the homogeneity of PLA by removing the metallic catalysts. more

Sep 8, 2015 3:58 PM materials

Tough, smooth and biodegradable, Floreon releases new 3D printing material that promises only to 'crack' the market. more

Jul 14, 2015 10:04 AM materials

Corbion has made public the news it has signed letters of intent for one-third of the volume of a 75 kTpa PLA polymerisation plant. more

May 14, 2015 9:54 AM materials

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