Dordan successfully thermoforms algae-plastic, will display sample at Pack Expo


Dordan Manufacturing will introduce what it calls the "first-ever" thermoformed sample of Algix's algae-plastic at Pack Expo 2012 (October 28-31; McCormick Place, Chicago).

Using patent-pending technology, the Algix bioresins derive up to 70% of their feedstock from aquatic biomass obtained from nitrogen and phosphorus-rich wastewater, blended with various concentrations of PE, PP, EVA, PLA, TPS, PHA, etc. for use in a variety of applications.

Through research collaboration with the University of Georgia and technical innovations licensed from Kimberly-Clark, Algix seeks to commercialize the cultivation of aquatic biomass, such as algae, as a feedstock for bioplastic conversion.
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