Monthly Archives: July 2010

NatureWorks’ bioresin goes “open source”

To spur innovation and drive biopolymers more widely into injection molding  applications, NatureWorks LLC, a supplier of low carbon Ingeo biopolymers, is borrowing a page from the computer industry and making details for its new, high-heat, high-impact bioresin, Ingeo 3801X available by providing open source access to both formulation and compounding procedure. Now, the fullRead More

NatureWorks' bioresin goes "open source"

To spur innovation and drive biopolymers more widely into injection molding  applications, NatureWorks LLC, a supplier of low carbon Ingeo biopolymers, is borrowing a page from the computer industry and making details for its new, high-heat, high-impact bioresin, Ingeo 3801X available by providing open source access to both formulation and compounding procedure. Now, the fullRead More

Lancôme favors recycled board

Perfume manufacturer Lancôme has adopted recycled board for the outer packaging of its Aroma Blue fragrance. The new packaging, 350gsm Trucard 1 gloss developed by papermaker Tullis Russell, is FSC-certified and made from 50% post consumer de-inked recycled fibre. Tullis Russell said the packaging bears the properties of premium cartonboard, according to packagingnews.co.uk. The companyRead More

BOY to highlight compact injection molding machines-K2010 preview

BOY, a German specialist of micro injection molding  machinery, will introduce itself at K2010 with the new slogan – “Great Machines – compactly designed”. BOY will display sixteen machines during the exhibition. Nine newly launched BOY XS series machines will be introduced at K2010. These machines can produce micro and small parts with injection volumesRead More

Engineering Applications Are Bioplastics’ Holy Grail

Two leaders in the development of sustainable polymers are extending research into a new generation of engineering plastics made from renewable resources. The research mates Ingeo polylactic acid from NatureWorks of Minnetonka, MN, with furanic chemicals developed by Avantium of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.Engineering Applications Are Bioplastics’ Holy Grail”One of the current applications of Ingeo PLARead More

Engineering Applications Are Bioplastics' Holy Grail

Two leaders in the development of sustainable polymers are extending research into a new generation of engineering plastics made from renewable resources. The research mates Ingeo polylactic acid from NatureWorks of Minnetonka, MN, with furanic chemicals developed by Avantium of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.Engineering Applications Are Bioplastics’ Holy Grail”One of the current applications of Ingeo PLARead More

Bonaqua introduces “twistable” water bottle

Bonaqua, a brand under global beverage group Coca-Cola, launched this month an extra-light, “twistable” water bottle. The innovative design allows the small bottle to be squeezed and disposed after consumption, contributed to much space-saving and convenience in recycling. With storage of 500ml, the body, cap and bottle of the new bottle saves over 30% plasticsRead More

Bonaqua introduces "twistable" water bottle

Bonaqua, a brand under global beverage group Coca-Cola, launched this month an extra-light, “twistable” water bottle. The innovative design allows the small bottle to be squeezed and disposed after consumption, contributed to much space-saving and convenience in recycling. With storage of 500ml, the body, cap and bottle of the new bottle saves over 30% plasticsRead More

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