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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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May 17, 2018 | Product News

Tremco’s Adhesive Gains Certified Biobased Product Label from USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that POWERply® Endure™ BIO Adhesive from Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance has earned the Certified Biobased Product label...

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May 16, 2018 | Industry News

Braskem Starts Operation to Strengthen Renewable Chemicals Strategy

Braskem has started a new operation in Boston focused on leveraging groundbreaking developments in biotechnology and advanced materials. The activities will include biotechnology and material...

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May 10, 2018 | Industry News

New Research Shows that Oysters Secrete Two Different Types of Adhesives

Oysters build extensive reef communities by cementing to one another early in their lives. Scientists have known they secrete an adhesive for this purpose, but new research shows the glue they make...

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May 2, 2018 | Product News

Cardolite’s NCO Blocking Agent Amongst Finalists for Bio-based Material of the Year Award

Cardolite’s NX-2026 has been nominated for the Innovation Award ‘’Bio-based Material of the Year 2018’’. NX-2026 is an ultra-high purity 3-pentadeca-dienyl-phenol. It can be used in 2K epoxy systems...

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Apr 27, 2018 | Industry News

NatureWorks Selects its New President and CEO

NatureWorks named Richard Altice as the company's new President and CEO, replacing Marc Verbruggen, who led the company from 2008 to his retirement in 2017. Altice comes to NatureWorks from PolyOne...

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Apr 26, 2018 | Article

Enter into the ‘Sticky’ World of Bioadhesion!

By SpecialChem

Nature produces a wide variety of glues. From mucus of snails to the bonding principle of orchids or the tree frogs, the scope of biological adhesives is not limited to only the gecko! Many living...

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Apr 16, 2018 | Industry News

HORN to Distribute Borregaard’s Microfibrillated Cellulose

HORN has announced a new partnership with Borregaard. HORN was selected by Borregaard as its exclusive U.S. for Exilva®. It is a microfibrillated cellulose used in sealants and adhesives...

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Apr 13, 2018 | Industry News

Research Says, Tick Saliva can be the Potential Medical Adhesive

According to a new study, bloodsucking parasites that can carry deadly diseases create their own cement to glue themselves to our bodies. The cement discovery could actually benefit humans, as its...

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Apr 2, 2018 | Article

Advances in Wood Biomass-derived Chemicals

By Pascal Xanthopoulos

The main chemical components of wood are cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin and extractives. Paper manufacturers, wood bio-refineries and extraction companies already isolate such wood constituents...

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Mar 21, 2018 | Industry News

Scientists Discover Natural-based Adhesion & Grip Combination for Climbing Technique

Scientists at University of Glasgow discovered a unique combination of natural-based adhesion & grip which gives tree frogs perfect technique to climb. This new research could have implications in...

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