SOURCE: Plastics News
11/18/2011 — OOSTERHOUT, NETHERLANDS — Rodenburg Biopolymers BV, the maker of Solanyl bioplastic compounds made from potato starch, has purchased Optimum BV, maker of FlourPlast biodegradable biopolymers.
Terms were not disclosed. Both products were developed with Munich, Germany-based Wacker Chemie AG.
Privately owned Rodenburg Biopolymers is based in Oosterhout and has subsidiaries in Canada and Brazil. Optimum is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Solanyl, launched in 2004, is suitable for injection molding, sheet extrusion, thermoforming and blow molding. It is sold as a compound through IMCD Plastics, a Dutch distribution firm.
FlourPlast is sold as a pre-compound system. Compounders use the material to make their own bioplastic formulations through a modular building block system, the companies said in a news release.
- IMCD and Rodenburg Biopolymers Partner (compositology.com) 05/19/2011
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