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Issue 04/14 (Jul/Aug) is finished and currently being printed. It features Biocomposites and Blow Moulding. The basics section will be about Stretch Blow Moulding.
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The next issue 05/14 (Sep/Oct) will be about
Fibres/Textiles/Nonwovens and Toys. In the basics section we'll cover Building Blocks
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Petroleum is not an inexhaustible resource, and it is becoming ever more expensive. Burning of petroleum products (including plastics) has an impact on climate change. Bioplastics can offer an alternative in this regard. Bioplastics are on the one hand biobased plastics and on the other hand may well be biodegradable plastics ... [more]