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2014-02-07 12:20:08

Exclusive agreement to advance R&D on bio plastics for the automotive industry SAILAUF, Germany, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc., a leading global automotive supplier, and bio-on, an Italian intellectual property company, have signed a cooperation agreement on December 13, 2013, to start exclusive R&D activities on the use of bio plastics for the automotive industry. bio-on has developed a new kind of bio plastic created through the use of...

2014-02-04 16:23:29

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DSM Nutritional Products, a subsidiary of Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, announced today that it has entered into a collaboration with SyntheZyme LLC under a Development and Option to License Agreement to develop products based on SyntheZyme LLC's biosurfactant platform. For decades, the production of surfactants for an array of application areas such as agrochemicals, photo chemicals, oil field...

2014-01-24 23:04:30

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Synthetic Cells. Market for Synthetic Cells is projected to witness strong growth led by emerging new applications in medicine, biofuels, bioplastics, chemical compounds, and chemical catalysts. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Synthetic cells, also known as protocells or artificial cells, refer to artificially created cells containing the most basic form of genome. The chromosomes present in the genome...

2014-01-22 12:21:24

"Global Bioplastic Industry 2013-2018: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global bioplastic industry is expected to witness significant growth and reach an estimated $7.02 billion by 2018. The major forces that are driving bioplastic market are high consumer acceptance, danger posed by climate change, increasing price of fossil materials, and dependence on fossil resources. (Photo:...

2014-01-17 23:24:13

Sierra Resins, Inc. Announces Venture with Dr. Jason Bolton, Food Safety Expert, to Develop Next-Generation Bio-plastics Used in Food Packaging and Processing Industries Mansfield, MA; Orono, ME (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Sierra Resins, Inc. has announced a venture to begin work on the development of a next-generation biodegradable plastic to be applied to products that are used in the food services and food processing industry. During the developmental process, Sierra Resins, Inc. will be...

2013-12-19 23:02:26

Green Dot has developed a high quality synthetic leather material made with Terratek® Flex, the market’s first compostable elastomeric bioplastic. The new material combines an exquisite soft touch and a lighter environmental footprint to make a more sustainable synthetic leather. Cottonwood Falls, Kansas (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Green Dot, a bioscience social enterprise serving the plastics industry and style conscious consumers, has developed a compostable synthetic leather made...

2013-12-17 23:24:39

Global Bioplastic Packaging Market 2014-2018, Global Flexible Packaging Market 2014-2018, Containers and Packaging Market in the US 2012-2016 and Global Healthcare Packaging Market 2012-2016 are reports available at ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Bioplastic packaging is increasingly gaining importance in emerging regions such as the APAC region, with increasing demand for effective, advanced, and eco-friendly packaging. Markets in countries in the APAC region...

2013-12-17 23:00:58

CMT’s strategic 3rd Starch World in Jakarta on 17-19 February, 2014 brings together indigenous starch players as well as prominent stakeholders from Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and others to outline the roadmap of the starch industry – bio-plastics from starch, cassava starch and sweeteners. Jakarta, Indonesia (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Centre for Management Technology (CMT) will host its industry premier event 3rd Starch World on 17-19 February, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The 1.5 day...

Cellulose Nanocrystals Are A Possible 'Green' Wonder Material
2013-12-17 09:07:01

Purdue University The same tiny cellulose crystals that give trees and plants their high strength, light weight and resilience, have now been shown to have the stiffness of steel. The nanocrystals might be used to create a new class of biomaterials with wide-ranging applications, such as strengthening construction materials and automotive components. Calculations using precise models based on the atomic structure of cellulose show the crystals have a stiffness of 206 gigapascals,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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