Tag Archives: Purac

PLA Market Gets Second Producer, Timing Uncertain

Corbion Purac, which is targeting high-end bioplastics applications, is making a major commitment with plans to build a 75,000 metric tons per year polylactic acid (PLA) production plant [..]

Asia, Automotive, Bioplastics, Consumer Goods, Electronics , , ,

K2013: The Best of the Rest

Here are my remaining picks, six through 10, for the best new technologies I saw at K2013 held last month in Düsseldorf, Germany. –Doug Smock   6. Driven [..]

Automotive, Bioplastics, Consumer Goods, Cooling/Heating, Design, Electronics, Europe, Foam molding, In-mold labeling (IML), Injection Molding, Resin Transfer Molding , , , , , , , ,

Röchling Develops Bioplastic Air Filter Box, Targets Nylon

Purac is emerging as the premier developer of bioplastics for durable applications. Its booth at K2013 was a tour de force of engineering applications, including consumer electronics and [..]

Automotive, Bioplastics, Design, Electronics, Europe, Injection Molding

Bioplastics at NPE2012: My Take

Bioplastics were not front and center at the year’s National Plastics Exposition, held in Orlando, FL this week. NPE is the every-three-years show where companies roll out their [..]

Asia, Automotive, Bioplastics, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Europe, Green, Injection Molding, Medical, North America, Oil Country, Sports , ,

New High-Impact PLA Targets Injection Molding

Purac has developed a PLA compound which it says has heat stability and impact strength comparable to ABS. It’s based on stereo-complex technology using  Purac’s unique L-Lactide and [..]

Injection Molding, PLA ,