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Bioplastic Tour: 2020 Innovations & Trends

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Recorded on Jun 25, 2020

Identify new opportunities with bioplastics to focus your R&D on right projects with a structured review of game-changing innovations (bio-based materials & future trends...)

Don will share industry's major innovations from past 12 months, which include:
  • Highly Flexible Polymer PHBH – An Alternative to PHA and PHB
  • First Bio TPU (Thermoplastic PolyUrethane) for Injection Molding
  • High-performance Bio-based Thermoset Epoxy Resin... and more!

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Donald Rosato Presented By:
Donald Rosato
Length: 90 min

Course Type: Innovation
Level: Intermediate

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Why should you view this course?

Flourishing shale gas, high oil prices, companies mandating use of renewably sourced materials and government legislations are hugely driving bioplastics innovations. The production of biodegradable plastics is expected to increase to 1.33 million in 2024 with its increasing use in packaging, electronics, automotive, agriculture, textiles & more.

Additionally, major companies (Lubrizol, Kaneka...) aiming to develop sustainable products, better design... are driving innovations in bioplastics at a faster pace. Avoid wasting time & resources to spot the high-ROI opportunities by joining the live course.

  1. Save time with a synthetic & neutral overview of latest innovations for more sustainable and higher performance bioplastics (PEF, bio-PP, PLA, PBS, PHA, algae-based, bio-PET...)

  2. Speed up your future R&D decisions with a clearer view of future trends (material requirements, technology adoption and unmet needs)

  3. See how others in bioplastic field are acting on the latest challenges: alternative feedstock, fillers & additives, 3D printable bioplastics, biocomposites, durable automotive parts...

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Who should view this course?

R&D professionals, sales & marketing people, executive managers and all those intending to keep up on bioplastic innovations - from raw material producers to designers must opt for this course.

Course Outline

The expert has been closely following the innovations and trends in the bioplastic industry / renewable area. With this course, he will now share this in a structured presentation:

  1. The Bioplastics Market & Technology Overview
    • The Global Bioplastics Market
    • Technical Market Drivers and Challenges

  2. Bioplastics Feedstock Advances
    • Traditional Plastic Building Blocks from Bio-based Materials
    • New Plastic Building Blocks from Bio-based Materials
    • Additives for Bioplastic Materials
    • Bio-based Fillers and Fibers

  3. Bioplastics Material Advances
    • High Barrier Coatings and Films
    • Resins, Blends, Alloys and Compounds
    • Bioplastic Composites
    • 3D Printable Bioplastics

  4. Bioplastics Applications Development
    • Bio-based Durable Products in Automotive/Transportation
    • Other Durable End Use Applications
    • Bio-based Disposables

  5. The Future of Bioplastics

  6. Major Bioplastics Players & Related References

  7. 30 Mins Q&A- Ask your questions directly from the expert !

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About the Expert

Dr. Donald V. Rosato is an internationally recognized as a leader in plastics technology, business, and marketing. He is actively shares his technical industry-knowledge through live courses, webinars, articles, blogs, handbooks, courses, training, etc.

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Members Reviews

Gave insight on the bioplastics industry at an international level as well as current developments.

Vinitha N. , from Sustainable BioPlastics Council of Maine

Really complete training, it gave an excellent summary of bioplastics available + trends. Keep this high level for the future.

Estelle C. , from Hyplast NV

Excellent overview of the latest developments with the right depth. The fact that the topic was approached from three perspectives (product, market, technology) was very useful.

Gordon A. , from 3M

Excellent course! I'm in the injection molding business and we're always looking out for updates on Bioplastics.

Marina V. , from Nypro

Although I knew about most of the happenings I was quite pleased to see these happenings/prodcuts from various players nicely categorised under various subheading. This was extremely useful for one to decide on the next steps based on one's own competencies

Harjinger B. , from Evonik Industries AG

Course with excellent technical level - provides very new and recent informations!

Juliano B. , from Cromex

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