Articles Tagged with ''bio-based materials''

ASTM Creates Industrial Biotechnology Committee

July 17, 2014
ASTM International recently announced it has formed a new committee for stakeholders in the field of industrial biotechnology.
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MEREDIAN INC.: New Website

June 12, 2014
This company recently launched a new website that provides information regarding the process of the polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) formula.
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Readers Most Interested in 3M Patents

An announcement from 3M regarding a milestone in innovation garnered the most interest last week.
May 27, 2014
This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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AkzoNobel and Solvay to Develop Renewable Raw Material Monitoring System

May 16, 2014
AkzoNobel and Solvay have joined forces with Ernst & Young to jointly develop a monitoring system that tracks and quantifies the use of renewable raw materials.
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Advancing Adhesives: Bio-Based Polyols for High-Performance Polyurethane Adhesives

Bio-based adhesive solutions can promote moisture protection and flexibility in a variety of applications.
May 1, 2014

The world’s growing population and wealth, combined with raw materials scarcity, influence the adhesives market. Manufacturers are searching for bio-based solutions in order to reduce reliability on scarce raw materials and improve the carbon footprint of their products.


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Strategic Solutions: Selling Green

Companies need to tell the whole story when they are marketing "green" product attributes.
May 1, 2014

Green, bio-based, renewable, eco-friendly—no matter which label we attach, the current marketing buzz is about environmentally conscious products.


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Advancing Adhesives: Reusable and Renewable Adhesive Mimics Geckos

Researchers have re-designed Geckskin with renewable materials.
May 1, 2014

Traditional adhesives, usually petroleum-based and often intended for a single use, present a sticky situation for sustainability. However, researchers at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst have redesigned their Geckskin adhesive using renewable materials.


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Editor's Memo: The Green Stuff

Developing successful green products is much trickier than most people might think.
May 1, 2014

Wouldn’t it be great if doing the right thing automatically brought big rewards?


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STEPAN CO.: Surfactant

March 28, 2014
STEPOSOL® MET-10U is a new surfactant derived from natural oils intended to displace the use of solvents.
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Sartomer Products Receive Certified Biobased Product Designation

March 28, 2014

Sartomer Americas has earned the Certified Biobased Product designation from the USDA for its entire Sarbio® line of specialty acrylates and methacrylates.


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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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