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Merquinsa to Showcase its Bio TPU Innovations at NPE 2009

Published on 2009-04-22. Author : SpecialChem

Barcelona, Spain -- Merquinsa announced its participation at NPE 2009 (Chicago, June 22-26) where it will showcase its Frost & Sullivan 2008 award winning bio-Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) PEARLTHANE® ECO range made from Renewable Sources.

"Merquinsa will bring customers at NPE 2009 more reasons to choose PEARLTHANE® ECO, its plant-derived and recyclable TPU and will demonstrate its ongoing commitment to environmental protection and leadership in "green" TPU technologies, according to a company spokesman.

Merquinsa to Showcase its Bio TPU Innovations at NPE 2009

A recent preliminary life cycle analysis (LCA) indicates that manufacturing Pearlthane® ECO TPU range results in 40% less CO2 emissions.

In addition to its innovative plant-based TPU products, Merquinsa will display its full range of TPU specialties used in a wide range of applications including sports & leisure, consumer goods, melt coating, and film & sheet applications at its booth #131043.

Merquinsa representatives will be available to discuss the latest developments in the company's capabilities and services for the North American market.

About Merquinsa:

Merquinsa is a leading thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) specialty producer, providing innovative products for injection molding, extrusion, calendering, melt coating, compounding and adhesive applications.

Merquinsa was recently granted the Frost & Sullivan 2008 Global Thermoplastic Urethane (TPU) Product Innovation Green Excellence of the Year Award. This award recognizes Merquinsa's innovation in biopolymers, with its groundbreaking Bio TPU made from renewable carbon resources and successfully marketed globally under Pearlthane® and Pearlbond® ECO brands.

Merquinsa's headquarters are in Barcelona, Spain with regional centres in Asia and North America.

Source: Merquinsa

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