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Issue 05/14 (Sept/Oct) is finished and will be printed now. It is about "Toys" and "Fibres / Textiles / Nonwovens".
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On October 20, 2014, Metabolix, Inc. completed a sale of substantially all of the assets of its wholly-owned German subsidiary, Metabolix GmbH, to AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, a manufacturer of engineering plastics compounds with headquarters in Niederzissen, in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany. [more]
At its stand at the Fakuma trade fair last week in Friedrichshafen, Nurel introduced its new range of renewable and compostable biobased polymers. The Zaragoza, Spain-based company says the new product is “ our response to our customers demand for more sustainable plastic materials.” [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]