Starch based Bioplastic Manufacturers and Suppliers

by Polymer Chemist on June 27, 2010

Compostable biobags as eco friendly products.

Several plastic manufacturers are commercialized starch based Bioplastic products including Mater-Bi, Bioflex, Novon and Biomax.  A short list of manufacturers and suppliers are listed below.

Trade Name                                    Product Type                                                                                                  Bioplastic Manufacturer

Bioflex                                           Starch-Polycaprolactone (PCL)-Blend                                                      Biotech

Biomax®                                     TPS (ThermoPlastic Starch, 85-90% renewable content)                 DuPont              

Mater-Bi                                       Starch- Polycaprolactone (PCL) blend                                                    Novamont

Mater-Bi                                       Starch-Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH) blends                                               Novamont

Novon                                           Starch-Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH) blends                                              Chisso Corp / Warner Lambert

Most of these products are used in various applications including compostable bags, biobags, cutley applications, and biomedical applications.

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