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2012-07-09 22:20:24

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- R&D/Leverage's creativity in mold manufacturing for PET tooling, IBM tooling and Injection molds, as well as unit tool development, testing and validation, is making it possible for Iowa State University (ISU) scientists to develop sustainable horticulture containers - eco-friendly flower pots - in a massive, USDA-funded, multi-institutional research program targeting the $7.12 billion container specialty crop industry. The...

2012-05-15 10:21:46

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Clear Lam Packaging, Inc. announces the sale of its Thermoforming Division to D&W Fine Pack, a leader in the foodservice packaging industry and a portfolio company of Mid Oaks Investments, LLC. D&W Fine Pack is headquartered in Fountain Inn, South Carolina. Terms of the sale are not being disclosed. BMO Capital Markets served as exclusive financial advisor to Clear Lam in the transaction. With annual sales of approximately $80...

2012-03-27 02:21:30

Production campaign converts multi ton quantities of bio-succinic acid into bio-based 1,4-BDO MINNEAPOLIS, MN, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. has scaled up its hydrogenation catalyst technology under license from DuPont and converted multi-ton quantities of bio-succinic acid into 100% bio-based 1,4-butanediol (1,4-BDO), tetrahydrofuran (THF) and gamma-butyrolactone (GBL). BioAmber believes the global addressable market for these products exceeds $4 billion, and that...

2012-03-22 02:21:59

AMSTERDAM, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Avantium announced its second major partnership for its YXY technology to produce PEF bottles. Danone Research and Avantium have entered into a Joint Development Agreement for the development of PEF bottles for Danone, number two worldwide in bottled water business. The agreement forms another cornerstone of Avantium's commercialization strategy to further co-develop the YXY technology for producing PEF bottles. "The...

2011-10-21 08:00:00

DALLAS, October 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Sports & Energy Drinks Market by Types, Ingredients, Distribution Channels, End-Users & Top Brands Trends and Global Forecasts (2011 - 2016)"[ http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/sports-energy-drinks-266.html ] defines and segments the global sports and energy drinks market with analysis and forecasting of the global revenue for sports and energy drinks. It also identifies driving and restraining factors...

2011-09-29 23:38:04

Researchers at the University of Leeds and Durham University have solved a long-standing problem that could revolutionize the way new plastics are developed. The breakthrough will allow experts to create the 'perfect plastic' with specific uses and properties by using a high-tech 'recipe book.' It will also increase our ability to recycle plastics. The research paper is published in the prestigious journal Science on Thursday. The paper's authors form part of the Microscale Polymer...

2011-09-26 05:45:00

DALLAS, September 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Type (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), Geography, Price Trends and Global Forecasts (2011-2016) [http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/crop-protection-380.html ]", as the name suggests,defines and segments the global crop protection chemicals market with analysis and forecasting of the global revenue for pesticides (synthetic as well as...

2011-09-15 09:15:00

DALLAS, September 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports adds industry intelligence reports on Personal Care Market and Packaged & Unpackaged Food Markets in its store A. Personal Care Market [http://www.reportsnreports.com/tags/personal-care-market-research.html ] These research reports provide a detailed analysis of the current trends and developments in the global personal care market. The studies are a resource for top-level data and analysis covering...

2011-09-14 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - PTTMCC Biochem (PTTMCC), a joint venture between PTT PLC and Mitsubishi Chemical, has selected BioAmber Inc. as its partner for a polybutylene succinate (PBS) plant that will begin construction in Thailand in 2012.   BioAmber will build a biobased succinic acid plant in Thailand and supply PTTMCC with biobased succinic acid on an exclusive basis.  Succinic acid is the principal starting material for the production of PBS,...

2011-08-30 06:07:00

DALLAS, August 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Carbon Fiber Market by Types, Applications, Trends & Global Forecasts (2011 - 2016) [http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/carbon-fiber-396.html ]", as the name suggests, defines and segments the global carbon fiber market with detailed analysis and forecasts of market size based on various sub-markets by CF types, its applications, and geography. It also identifies driving and restraining factors for the market...