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18 Januar 2019

Organico – Biologischer Verbundwerkstoff aus Kalk, Kasein und Hanf

Verbundwerkstoffe aus rein biologischen bzw. nachwachsenden Rohstoffen entwickelt Designer Philipp Hainke im Projekt Organico

Rowan Minkley and Robert Nicoll recycle potato peelings into MDF substitute

New composite material is made from potato skins, bamboo, recycled wood or beer hops and a biodegradable binding agent

15 Januar 2019

New composite advances lignin as a renewable 3D printing material

Finding new uses for lignin can improve the economics of the entire biorefining process

9 Januar 2019

The BAMCO consortium: eight industry stakeholders, companies and research laboratories are pooling their expertise to develop biosourced composites using bamboo fibres

Innovation to possibly reduce the environmental footprint of aircraft, as well as delivering benefits that extend well beyond the aerospace industry

14 Dezember 2018

Global Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites Market Overview 2018- 2023

Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies (AERT), Trex Company Inc, Weyerhaeuser Company and Procotex SA Corporation NV

11 Dezember 2018

TOP Stora Enso and startup Sulapac have joined forces to develop renewable and biodegradable straws

The demo, which targets production on an industrial scale, is designed to replace traditional plastic straws with renewable ones

5 Dezember 2018

Valorisation of Wood Side Streams

nova-Institute supports efforts to improve side stream valorisation practices in the European wood processing industry to foster the material cascade principle

What can you make from the world’s strongest thread?

TechMark Arena is a transdisciplinary academy that brings together master’s students from various backgrounds in order to work on a common theme

4 Dezember 2018

The BAMCO consortium

Eight industry stakeholders, companies and research laboratories are pooling their expertise to develop biosourced composites using bamboo fibres

3 Dezember 2018

Bio-composites for cars

Using less energy during fibre production, natural fibres are lighter, and biocomposites use less polluting polymers than glass fibre composites

15 November 2018

Construction using concrete reinforced with renewable materials

WKI research team is replacing carbon or glass-fiber fabrics in textile-reinforced concrete with eco-friendly natural fibers

Bauen mit Textilbeton aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen

WKI Forscherteam ersetzt Carbon- und  Glasfasergewebe im Textilbeton durch umweltfreundliche Naturfasern

12 November 2018

Final Report: COMPOSITES EUROPE 2018 – the Lightweight Path to Success

Trend towards lightweight construction is currently one of the strongest drivers for the composites industry

Abschlussbericht: COMPOSITES EUROPE 2018 – Mit Leichtigkeit zum Erfolg

Trend zum Leichtbau derzeit einer der stärksten treibenden Kräfte in der Composites-Industrie

Stora Enso acquires Swedish cellulose technology company

Stora Enso has increased its ownership up to 100% in the Sweden-based company Cellutech AB

8 November 2018

Stora Enso’s Interim Report January–September 2018: Another quarter of profitable growth

Consumer Board, Packaging Solutions, Biomaterials and Paper divisions reported sales growth

7 November 2018

Lösbare Verbindungstechnik für WPC

Mit dem Werkstoff Wood Polymer Composites (WPC) wollen Forscher der TU Chemnitz neue technische Anwendungsbereiche erschließen

23 Oktober 2018

First coffee capsule compostable at home

Organically based synthetic material with sunflower seed shells protects fossil resources

Erste heimkompostierbare Kaffeekapsel

Biobasierter Kunststoff mit Sonnenblumenschalen schont fossile Ressourcen

22 Oktober 2018

Lightweight hemp-based biomaterials gain momentum

Faurecia to show the significant energy and environmental benefits of its NAFILean biocomposites in new figures

17 Oktober 2018

LignoLoc: the first collated nails made of wood

Nails can be recycled or reclaimed with the wood itself and no separating process is necessary

15 Oktober 2018

Fraunhofer ICT: Biopolymere für technische Bauteile

Maßgeschneiderte Biopolymersysteme erlauben Einsatzfähigkeit im Automobil- und Bausektor sowie der Textilbranche

11 Oktober 2018

With Novamont’s technology no need for microplastics in new cosmetic line

Novamont technology, when used in cosmetics allow readily biodegradable ingredients can be produced with performance comparable to traditional microplastics

5 Oktober 2018

Silvergate, Floreon collaborate on new, versatile biocompound

JV using polylactic acid and a combination of additives to create an innovative material with environmental benefit of being renewable and compostable

1 Oktober 2018

Biocomposites performing great – Not only for lightweight construction

Companies showcasing their bio-based products and solutions in the field of wood, cellulose, natural fibres and bio-based polymers at the “Bio-Based Composites Pavilion”, COMPOSITES EUROPE 2018 in Stuttgart from November 6th - 8th

Biokomposite schneiden gut ab – Nicht nur bei Leichtbaukonstruktionen

Unternehmen präsentieren ihre bio-basierten Produkte in den Bereichen Holz, Cellulose, Naturfasern und bio-basierte Polymere am "Bio-Based Composites Pavilion" auf der COMPOSITES EUROPE vom 06.-08. November 2018 in Stuttgart

Good market developments for bio-based composites

Interview with Dr. Asta Partanen, nova-Institut

Gute Marktentwicklung für Biokomposite

Interview mit Dr. Asta Partanen, nova-Institut

11 September 2018

Ökoplast: Kombination von Entwicklung und Fertigung

Die NPC Nature Plastic Compounds von CKT und Ökoplast, Mittweida, eignen sich für verschiedene Anwendungen in vielen Bereichen

7 September 2018

Biocomposites Encourage Innovative Applications

A look at the three winners of the 2017 Innovation Award at the European Conference on Wood and Natural Fiber Composites

New wood-metal hybrid for lightweight construction

New material mix boasts excellent insulating properties and has a low bending strength

4 September 2018

Das Original ist zurück – der Bio-Strohhalm

Bayerisches Start-Up verhilft Abfallprodukten aus der biologischen Landwirtschaft zu neuem Wert

30 August 2018

“Ökobilanzierung innovativer, biobasierter Verbundwerkstoffe im Bootsbau” – Cluster-Projekt der Hochschule Bremen mit GreenBoats gestartet

Forschung im Bereich biobasierter Werkstoffe an der HSB - Strahlkraft über die Deutsche Welle bis nach Afrika

28 August 2018

Global Wood Plastic Composites (WPC) Market Outlook to 2023

Analysis by Plastic Material, Application and Geography

23 August 2018

Stora Enso invests in building a Competence Centre and diversifying the raw material base for biocomposites

Company aiming to broaden its biocomposites raw material base to provide more choice in technical properties and selection of fibres

Stora Enso baut Kompetenzzentrum für Bioverbundstoffe

Ziel ist es, sowohl die Rohstoffbasis für Bioverbundstoffe am Standort Hylte in Schweden erweitern, als auch die Auswahl an technischen Eigenschaften und Fasern zu vergrößern

20 August 2018

Stora Enso and Orthex combine wood fibre and bioplastic into durable consumer products

New biocomposite kitchen utensils with up to 80% smaller carbon footprint

15 August 2018

Beets and carrots could lead to stronger and greener buildings

According to engineers, root vegetables aren’t only good for the body. Their fibres could also help make concrete mixtures stronger and more eco-friendly

Rüben und Möhren für stabilere und umweltfreundlichere Gebäude

Nach Angaben von Ingenieuren ist Wurzelgemüse nicht nur gut für den Körper, denn ihre Fasern könnten auch zu stabileren und umweltfreundlicheren Betonmischungen beitragen

8 August 2018

Zukunft der Proteine: Die ersten sechs Kandidaten für den Wettbewerb „Future Protein Award“ stehen fest!

Der „Future Protein Award“ wird erstmals im Rahmen der neuen Konferenz „Revolution in Food and Biomass Production (REFAB)“, am 1.-2. Oktober 2018 in Köln, verliehen

Bio composites lend wings to sustainability trend

“Bio-Based Composites Pavilion” will be showcasing innovative materials and application examples in cooperation with the nova-Institute

Biocomposites beflügeln den Nachhaltigkeitstrend

Im Bio-Based Composites Pavilion" präsentiert die Fachmesse in Kooperation mit dem nova Institut innovative Materialien und Anwendungsbeispiele

2 August 2018

Belohnung: Kreativität schafft innovativen Werkstoff aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen

Die Einzelteile der Computermaus werden fair produziert und ihr Gehäuse besteht zu über 80 % aus Polylactid

31 Juli 2018

World’s first biobased, circular car created using Luminy from Total Corbion PLA

The car, named Noah, is currently undertaking a European tour of car manufacturers, suppliers and universities to inspire others

27 Juli 2018

World’s most circular car is made of flax and sugar and does 300 km per liter

The environmental impact of a car is determined not only by its consumption, but also by its production and, ultimately, its recycling

24 Juli 2018

Erste Testläufe für neue faserbasierte Verpackungen von Fertiggerichten

Für ein schnelles Essen kann so ein Fertiggericht wirklich praktisch sein, aber seine Verpackung wird wohl ein längeres Leben haben als wir

23 Juli 2018

Biocomposite demand driven by global construction boom, says new report

Market features a vast set of untapped growth opportunities in new applications across industries such as construction and automotive

18 Juli 2018

VTT developed a fully bio-based material to replace fossil-based plastics in thermally formable product

Innovative cellulose based material opens options for furniture applications

EU project seeks to improve sustainability aviation industry

ECO-COMPASS project has identified potential bio-sourced and recycled materials that can be developed into eco-friendly composites for aircraft

16 Juli 2018

VTT developed a fully bio-based material to replace fossil-based plastics in thermally formable product

Being thermoformable, the material is well suited for various manufacturing processes and products