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A new report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has revealed the top ten emerging technologies that have the potential to positively disrupt our economy in 2019. Here Sophie Hand, UK country manager at automation parts supplier EU Automation... Read more

French bioplastics biotech firm Carbios has announced that it raised €14.5m through share placement, which will be used to fun the building of a facility that makes 100% recycled plastics through the use of enzymes... Read more

Neste, a major producer of renewable diesel from waste and residues, and plastics, chemicals and refining firm LyondellBasell have jointly announce the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene at... Read more

German chemical firm BASF and plastic-free plastic manufacturer Lactips have announced that both companies have signed an exclusive contract to market Lactips’ water-soluble, 100% bio-based and fully biodegradable material prepared from natural... Read more

At the 13th annual European Bioplastics Conference, held in Berlin on 5 December, the association presented its annual market update which confirmed the global bioplastics industry was still on a stable growth path. Read more

Three major process technology and equipment specialists, Futerro, Sulzer and TechnipFMC, have formed the PLAnet™ initiative to promote the production of sustainable plastics made of Poly-Lactic Acid (PLA). Read more

French energy group Total and its Dutch partner Corbion have commenced production at their new bioplastics plant in Rayong, Thailand. Read more

The international spotlight on the environmental harm caused by single-use plastics is driving business to consider the impact of products, processes and packaging. Read more

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