The Universal Selection Source: Polymer Additives

Biobased Solutions Channel
Renewably sourced chemicals (vegetable-derived, synthesized by microorganisms…) are increasingly finding use in development of building blocks, additives and polymers. Some solutions like natural fillers & fibers have been around long but some technological advances are being investigated to improve final product performance.

5823 subscribers 2238 documents
Subscribe to this channel

Sep 21, 2017 | Industry News

Bio-PLA Films Market to Reach USD 910 Mn by 2023

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, the global bio-PLA films market was valued at USD 354 million in 2016, and is estimated to reach $910 million by 2023, registering a...

Read more

Sep 14, 2017 | Industry News

Starch-based Bioplastics to Reach USD 561 Mn by 2023

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, the global starch-based bioplastics market was valued at USD 424 million in 2016, and is projected to reach USD 561 million by 2023...

Read more

Sep 6, 2017 | Industry News

Covestro to Develop Cellulose Fiber-reinforced PU System for Construction

Covestro aims to develop bio-based reinforcing layers for solid wood construction materials to replace the petrochemical products. The polyurethane system, which is reinforced with cellulose fibers...

Read more

Aug 31, 2017 | Industry News

Sugarcane Derived PLA Bioplastic Now Available from Total Corbion PLA

Total Corbion PLA has announced that PLA resins from Bonsucro-certified sugarcane are now available for commercial order. The company is committed to sustainable sourcing of raw materials for...

Read more

Aug 22, 2017 | Product News

Circa to Launch Cyrene®, a Safer Alternative to Traditional Solvents

Circa Group has announced a partnership with formulation science consultancy iFormulate, to support the upcoming launch of new biosolvent Cyrene®. It is a safer, healthier, high-performance...

Read more

Sep 21, 2017 | Industry News

New Model to Identify Bioprivileged Molecules from Biomass

ISU has proposed a new model for creating, applying and commercializing chemicals made from corn stalks, wood chips and other sources of biomass. The model calls for identifying "bioprivileged...

Read more

Sep 12, 2017 | Industry News

Sustainable Process Manufacturer Covestro Gets Listed in Top 50 Innovative Companies

The magazine Technology Review has ranked Covestro as one of the 50 most innovative companies of 2017. A highly sustainable production process earned the materials manufacturer a place in the global...

Read more

Sep 4, 2017 | Industry News

Ingevity to Purchase Georgia-Pacific’s Pine Chemicals Business

Ingevity Corporation has reached an agreement with Georgia-Pacific to acquire Georgia-Pacific’s pine chemicals business for a cash purchase price of USD 315 million. Tall oil rosin esters are used...

Read more

Aug 25, 2017 | Industry News

Researchers Combine PAN & Lignin for Automobile-grade Carbon Fiber Production

Researchers develop lignin-based carbon fiber for automotive industry. Using plants and trees to make products, leaves behind a residue called lignin. Carbon fiber made with lignin would be more...

Read more

Aug 17, 2017 | Product News

VELOX at FAKUMA 2017: To Present FR Grades & Bio-based Ester Wax for Polymers

VELOX will present ADINS Clay and ADINS Fireproof to provide adequate properties such as flame retardancy, gas barrier and reinforcement. VELOX is also highlighting VOELPKER wax 4418, a patented...

Read more

Showing 1 - 10 of 2 238 documents matching your search
Back to Top