Category Archives: Polyhydroxyalkanoates

TOP 10 MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES AT K2010: NO. 2

No. 2:  It seemed that bioplastics came of age as a molding material at K2010. Their primary application for many years will remain throwaway packaging. But several producers [..]

Electronics, Europe, Injection Molding, North America, Packaging, PLA, Polyhydroxyalkanoates , , , , , , ,

DSM Rapidly Changes Colors

DSM, a longtime heavyweight in basic chemicals, is transitioning to a more specialized portfolio, including a big stake in bioplastics. SABIC now runs DSM’s polyethylene plants in its [..]

Europe, Injection Molding, Management, PBS, Polyhydroxyalkanoates

PHAs Show Significant Potential

A bioplastic with significant potential for durable applications is the polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) family. PHB, for example, has high crystallinity and mechanical properties  similar to polystyrene. P(3HB) has a [..]

Asia, Automotive, Europe, North America, Polyhydroxyalkanoates, South America, Telecommunications , ,