Category : Industrial Products


New Bio-Based Snowboard Bindings Unveiled: Advancing Eco-Friendly Snow Sports

In an exciting development for snow sports enthusiasts and environmental advocates alike, a new line of bio-based snowboard bindings has been unveiled. These innovative bindings are designed to reduce environmental impact while maintaining high performance on the slopes, marking a significant step towards eco-friendly snow...


INEOS Nitriles Confirms First Sales of Bio-Based Acrylonitrile

INEOS Nitriles, a prominent player in the chemical industry, has achieved a significant milestone with the first sales of its bio-based acrylonitrile (bio-ACN). This innovative development marks a crucial step towards more sustainable solutions in the plastics industry, aiming to reduce reliance on fossil fuels...


UPM Launches New Biostimulant Product Range

UPM, a global leader in the forest-based bioindustry, has recently launched a new range of biostimulant products aimed at enhancing plant growth and resilience. This innovative development marks a significant advancement in sustainable agricultural practices, helping farmers improve crop yields and reduce environmental impact. Utilizing...


Gaia Biomaterials Achieves Compostability Certification for Limestone-Based Bioplastic

Gaia Biomaterials, a leading innovator in sustainable materials, has achieved a significant milestone by receiving the US compostability certificate for its limestone-based bioplastic. This breakthrough represents a pivotal step towards more eco-friendly solutions in the bioplastics industry, aiming to reduce plastic waste and environmental impact....


Pioneering Citrate-Based Biomaterials with Guillermo Amee

Guillermo Ameer, a pioneering researcher at Northwestern University, has made significant strides in the development of citrate-based biomaterials. This innovative research represents a groundbreaking step towards more biocompatible and sustainable solutions in the medical field, aiming to improve patient outcomes and reduce environmental impact. Using...


BASF Begins Production of Bio-based Polyol in Mangalore

BASF has begun production of its first bio-based polyol, Sovermol, at its Mangalore facility in India - the first of its kind in the Asia Pacific region. The Mangalore site was strategically chosen due to its proximity to raw material supplies, reducing transportation time. BASF's...


Kraton launches new bio-based oil product line ‘Sylvasolv’

Kraton Corporation, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, has announced the launch of its latest product line, Sylvasolv. Sylvasolv represents a significant advancement in the field of bio-based oils, leveraging sustainable and renewable feedstocks sourced from natural origins. The new line of bio-based oils...


IIT-Roorkee Develops Bio-based Packaging Technology to Combat Counterfeiting

Polymer scientists at IIT-Roorkee have developed an indigenous technology to produce bio-based packaging materials that can prevent counterfeiting of products. The technology uses bagasse, an agro-waste from sugarcane, and organic acids extracted from fruits to create transparent films that display different colours under UV light....


Bio-Nylon -How Genomatica Is Fermenting A $10 Billion Market.

Genomatica (San Diego) intends to develop enzymatic pathways for the production of the chemical building blocks hexamethylenediamine, adipic acid and caprolactam - which are essential in production of nylon. Genomatica reached a milestone that epitomizes a shift from fossil fuels to biology making nylon-6—using a...


Bio-based PET and polyesters – Origin Materials and Sustainea partner up.

Origin Materials, a company that produces carbon negative materials, and Sustainea, a company that produces bio-based Mono ethylene glycol (MEG), have launched a strategic partnership to develop 100% bio-based PET and polyesters. Using sustainable feedstocks like sugarcane and corn, Sustainea generates bio-based Mono ethylene glycol...