In a move that significantly broadens its product portfolio, Rodenburg Biopolymers in mid-November 2011 announced that it had acquired fellow Dutch bioplastics producer Optimum. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
The purchase allows Rodenburg to serve both the converter and the compounder markets with biopolymers, including its own “Solanyl” compound based on reclaimed side stream starch from the potato processing industry.
… Full text: http://www.plasteurope.com/news/RODENBURG_t220949
Tags: FlourPlast, biopolymer, polyolefin
Source: PlastEurope.com, 2011-11-28.