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ACF820 thermoforming machine

AMUT Group

AMUT has entered into a collaboration with NatureWorks in order to optimise extrusion and thermoforming food contact-approved processes. Read more

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Carmen Michels, MD

FKuR

As part of the current discussions regarding the ecological sense and consequences of the use of plastics, bio-based as well as biodegradable plastics are taking on an as yet unidentified special status. Read more

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European Bioplastics (EUBP) invites proposals for the 14th European Bioplastics Conference taking place on 3-4 December 2019 at the Titanic Chaussee Hotel in Berlin. Read more

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A new, fossil-free bioplastic is emerging and, according to experiments conducted at Lund University, Sweden, it is more durable than both regular plastic and other bioplastics, and is potentially better suited for recycling. Read more

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Nigel Flowers, head of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag UK, has observed an increased focus on bioplastics for processing, and offers a run-down of considerations before processing PEF. Read more

industry

Total Corbion PLA will showcase partner applications based on Luminy Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) resins at Chinaplas. Read more

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EcoCortec

EcoCortec, the first Croatian bioplastics plant, is a partner in the European BIOCOMPACK project. Read more

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Guest post: Bioplastics and biodegradable packaging – a more sustainable solution?

The ocean plastics crisis has raised the profile of bioplastics and biodegradable plastics as a solution to the problem. Axion Consulting's Richard McKinlay explores whether this is really the most sustainable way to tackle marine litter. Read more

15 Jan 2018 11:37 guest blogs

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Technische Universität München

Students at TUM, Technical University of Munich, have been recognised for advancing the field of bioplastics by Arburg for their dissertations. Read more

industry

Scientists at the AIMPLAS research centre believe orange peel is 'juiced the job' for making biopolyesters. Read more

materials

'Why don't we make all our plastics from hemp' and other silly arguments

EPPM Editor Rose Brooke applauds Engineer Miranda Marcus on her piece for the UK Huffington Post defending plastics at a time when it is fashionable to attack them and revisits some of her favourite anti-plastics debates. Read more

14 Jul 2017 13:43 editor's blog

Funds injection granted for Polyethylenfuranoate set up of supply chain. Read more

materials

Keratin will be extracted from poultry, as part of a project by KARMA 2020, to be used in plastic food packaging. Read more

materials

The role plastics technology can play in the battle to cut global food waste will be under the spotlight at Interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf, where AIMPLAS will be presenting its plastics innovations. Read more

industry

A conference hosted by AIMPLAS covered innovations in bioplastics, for the sixth plenary of the International Seminar of Biopolymers and Sustainable Composites, held in Valencia. Read more

industry

Nestlé and Danone have thrown their support behind developing bottles made from greener plastics, using renewable feedstocks as opposed to petrochemical feedstocks. Read more

industry

Norwegian researchers are putting their efforts behind the drive to find more sustainable plastics technologies ignited by the Circular Economy campaign. Read more

industry

The sixth edition of AIMPLAS' Biopolymers and Sustainable Composites conference in Valencia this March is set to tackle the obstacles and embrace the opportunities facing bioplastics. Read more

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Perstorp

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Perstorp is leading by example and stepping up to the responsibilities everybody from materials developer to consumer needs to accept in order to preserve the environment. Read more

materials

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

materials

  • ACF820 thermoforming machine

    AMUT Group

    ACF820 thermoforming machine

    ACF820 thermoforming machine

  • Patrick Zimmermann

    FKuR

    Patrick Zimmermann

    Patrick Zimmermann

  • Carmen Michels, MD

    FKuR

    Carmen Michels, MD

    Carmen Michels, MD

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