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3D printing with PLA can become more precise and stronger
05:27

3D printing with PLA can become more precise and stronger

3D printing sounds like the perfect technology to produce complex objects as tailored single units; from…

Pierre Gielen

Biobased Delta organises discussion about greening
02:28

Biobased Delta organises discussion about greening

The development of the biobased economy should go up a notch. Plastic soup, the essential CO2…

Pierre Gielen

“Emotional connection to biomaterials”
02:54

“Emotional connection to biomaterials”

"Cradle-to-Cradle is a naive concept; raw materials that are 100% recyclable are more likely to be…

Pierre Gielen

HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic
04:25

HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic

The combination of polylactic acid and crushed palm leaf waste results in a biobased and excellent…

Harm Ikink

More sustainable yarns for carpet and textile
04:18

More sustainable yarns for carpet and textile

The textile and carpet sector wants to become more sustainable in the coming years through increased…

Lucien Joppen

Master of Biobased Materials: passion and drive
04:57

Master of Biobased Materials: passion and drive

The first class of the Master of Biobased Materials graduated in mid-July. At the festive ceremony…

Lucien Joppen


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Medical implants from the 3D printer
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Medical implants from the 3D printer

PLA is a very useful material for printing medical scaffolds: temporary implants on which stem cells…

Editorial office / Geleen

Succesful start-up of Total-Corbion PLA pilot plant in Thailand
01:17

Succesful start-up of Total-Corbion PLA pilot plant in Thailand

Total Corbion PLA announces that it has successfully started up its 1 kTpa PLA pilot plant…

Editorial office / Thailand

More sustainable yarns for carpet and textile
00:42

More sustainable yarns for carpet and textile

The textile and carpet sector wants to become more sustainable in the coming years through increased…

Editorial office / Netherlands

Biobased biomedical materials: distinction based on functionality
00:42

Biobased biomedical materials: distinction based on functionality

A large share of biomedical materials is based on fossil resources and metals, but biobased biomedical…

Editorial office / Maastricht

Corbion reports sales decrease of 0,8%
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Corbion reports sales decrease of 0,8%

Corbion reported sales of € 911.3 million in 2016, a decrease of 0.8%. Organic sales growth…

Editorial office / Gorinchem

Ongoing growth Bio-based polymers worldwide
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Ongoing growth Bio-based polymers worldwide

The worldwide production capacity for bio-based polymers grew by 4% to 6.6 Million tonnes from 2015…

Editorial office / Hürth


Agenda

2018 Composite Conference

10:00
Park Inn By Radisson Liege Airport, Grâce-Hollogne

5th PLA World Congress

08:00
Holiday Inn Munich - City Center, München