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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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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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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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