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Metabolix Products Featured at Interpack 2014

Released: 29/05/2014 13:40:00
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Metabolix featured at Interpack 2014 its high performance biopolymers offering a range of innovative solutions for packaging applications. 

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Metabolix   polyhydroxyalkanoates   (PHAs)-based   biopolymer   technology   enables manufacturers and brand owners across the plastics and packaging industries to meet
sustainability  and  performance  objectives. 
 
•   Mvera™ B5011: A certified compostable film grade resin that is designed as a transparent  option  for  the  compostable  film  and  bag  market.  Mvera  B5011 provides excellent clarity and low haze, as well as performance characteristics such as tear and puncture toughness, excellent seal strength, and a balance of strength and stiffness. Mvera B5011 combines easy processability with certified compostability to deliver unique advantages for packaging applications.  •   Mvera™   B5010:   This   film   grade   resin   from   Metabolix   is   designed   for compostable  bag  and  film  markets  across  the  globe. It  meets  international industrial  standards  for  compostability  and  has  been  certified  by  Vinçotte  to
meet  the  EN13432  standard.  The  resulting  film  has  exceptional  seal  strength and good printability, making it an ideal option for compostable packaging.
 
•   Developmental Grade Film:  Metabolix will feature a range of developmental film  grades,  based  on  modifying  PLA  that  maintain  the  naturally  high biocontent  of  PLA  while  improving  the  flexibility  and  processing  of  the material.  The  resulting  films  provide  a  variety  of  options  for  any  number  of packaging applications. 
 
•   Performance  Additive  Products:  Metabolix  has  also  developed  a  line  of biopolymer   performance   additives   for   traditional   and   biobased   plastics, including the PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and PLA (polylactic acid) market. 
 
•   PHA Latex Coating: Metabolix’s new PHA latex product is ideal for packaging, offering tough, tack-free performance and versatile end-of-life options, being both   marine   and   soil   degradable   while   maintaining   compatibility   with repulping, the most common recycling method for paper and cardboard. 
 
•   Color  Masterbatches:  Metabolix  biopolymer  color  masterbatches  are  highly compatible  with  a  wide  range  of  biopolymers,  and  can  preserve  high  bio content and certifiable compostability for broad end-of-life options, including soil and marine degradability and suitability for home compost. Metabolix will display its Color masterbatches based on PHA in cooperation with AF-Color.

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