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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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In the Netherlands, the agri-industrial group Royal Cosun and Philps have embarked on an ambitious project called Beets to Biopolymers, aimed at developing the chemical building blocks needed in the production of high-grade plastics from sugar beets. [more]
Through an innovative collaboration, Eastman Chemical Company, a raw materials provider, and Helian Polymers, a leader in the masterbatch and biopolymer industry, will introduce a new low-odor, styrene-free 3D printing solution at the 3D Printshow in London, Sept. 4 to 6. [more]
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]