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Natural adhesives are made from organic sources such as vegetable starch (dextrin), natural resins, or animals (e.g. the milk protein casein and hide-based animal glues).  Naturally derived adhesives, also referred to as bio-based-, renewable-, sustainable-, environment-friendly adhesives, are especially used in the packaging industry.

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Jul 13, 2018 | Article

Bio-based Adhesives – Reclaiming Waste

By Thorsten Leupold

Learn how utilizing bio-based adhesives over conventional equivalents can be a sustainable approach with lower overall CO2-footprints. Also, learn the future aspects for biopolymers in adhesive...

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Jul 4, 2018 | Industry News

Researchers Find Spider-glue Inspired Humidity Tolerant Adhesives

Researchers of the University of Akron have found a method of developing natural-based adhesives which are tolerant to humidity by mimicking the adhesive in spider silk. The spider glue is examined...

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Jun 20, 2018 | Industry News

Researchers Find Novel Process to Develop PSA Tapes using Lignin

Researchers of University of Delaware in collaboration with CCEI have discovered a way to substitute petroleum-derived polymers with Natural polymer lignin in the production of Pressure Sensitive...

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Jun 19, 2018 | Industry News

LyondellBasell & Braskem - Potential Business Merger under Discussion

LyondellBasell and Odebrecht have announced that the companies have entered into exclusive discussions regarding a potential transaction between LyondellBasell and Braskem. The discussions are...

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Jun 8, 2018 | Industry News

UPM Showcased Lignin-based Glue Technology at PulPaper 2018

At PulPaper 2018, UPM highlighted new lignin-based WISA BioBond glue technology. WISA BioBond solution replaces fossil-based phenol with bio-based lignin in the adhesive used in the production of...

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Jun 6, 2018 | Industry News

Spider Silk Proteins-based Glue with Enhanced Flexibility - Spidey Tek

The test results of Spidey glue are announced by Spider Tek LLC revealing a non-toxic, biodegradable, super strong glue. It is 10 times stronger than the most widely advertised brand of glue, across...

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Jun 1, 2018 | Industry News

Etiket Schiller Offers Biodegradable Labels for Compostable Packaging

Etiket Schiller offers biodegradable labels from renewable raw materials. The label material and the adhesive are biodegradable and compostable and carry the "OK Compost" certificate in accordance...

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May 28, 2018 | Article

Wood Chemistry Reinvents Polymers for a Greener Future

By Pascal Xanthopoulos

Bioplastics account for ca. 1% of the 320 million tons of plastic globally produced each year. Though bioplastics are still considered to be a niche, their global production is expected to grow by...

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May 23, 2018 | Product News

Cardolite Receives Award for Cashew Nutshell Residual-based Blocking Agent

Cardolite Corporation declared as second winner with a cashew nutshell residual-based blocking agent. NX-2026 is an ultra-high purity 3-pentadeca-dienyl-phenol recently developed by Cardolite...

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May 21, 2018 | Industry News

Scientists Discover Process to Convert Lignin into Chemicals using E. coli

Sandia National Laboratories scientists have demonstrated a new technology based on bioengineered bacteria that could make it economically feasible to produce all three from renewable plant sources...

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