TITLE

Metabolix to make bioplastics in Iowa

AUTHOR(S)
Esposito, Frank
PUB. DATE
April 2016
SOURCE
Plastics News;4/4/2016, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p0022
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the agreement signed by materials firm Metabolix with agricultural firm CJ CheilJedang Corp. in 2016 to build a plant making Mirel-brand polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) bioresins in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Topics covered include the expected annual production capacity of the plant, the engineering capabilities and operating expertise that will be brought by CJ to the project and the deal signed by Metabolix with Antibiotics SA to make PHA at a plant in Spain.
ACCESSION #
114351216

 

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