Archive for October, 2011
5 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Bio-Based Polymer News 0

Mestre-Venice, Italy –Organisers expect biopolymer enthusiasts from all over the globe to assemble under one roof at the Biopolymer World Congress, two-day event, scheduled for 23-24 April 2012. This international forum brings together the biopolymer industry’s key participants to discuss the latest advancements in the Biopolymer industry while addressing the entire value chain. As biopolymers […]

5 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Manufacturers News 0

Upcoming Extreme Makeover: Home Edition project will have TAMKO roofing and decking SOURCE: HomeChannelNews 10/25/2011 — Joplin, MO — Tamko Building Products is donating seven complete asphalt roofing systems and three composite decking packages to “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” The show will build seven houses in seven days, its largest project to date. The build […]

5 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Nanotechnology News 0

By Nina Baiker, Empa SOURCE: Nanowerk News 10/26/2011 — For some time now nanocellulose has been at the focus of a good deal of industrial and scientific interest as a novel biomaterial. Potential applications range from the creation of new kinds of commercially useful materials and uses in medical technology all the way to the […]

5 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Manufacturers News 0

High-performance Composite Available for 2012 Decking Season 10/24/2011 — WINCHESTER, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Trex Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing products, announced the launch of new Trex Enhance™. The high-performance composite decking line features a combination of superior durability, wear-resistance and long-lasting good looks similar to the game-changing Trex Transcend® decking line introduced […]

5 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Bio-Based Polymer News 0

SOURCE: JEC Composites 10/24/2011 — The company announced on October 20, 2011 that it has introduced Bio-Res™, a patent pending product for the plastic molding market.  The company developed the unique material to cost-effectively raise the renewable or “green” content of plastic products by as much as 40 percent. The product introduction coincides with the […]

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