ADBioplastics of Valencia at K 2019 in Düsseldorf -- K Trade Fair
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ADBioplastics

Albert Einstein, 5 (Paterna), 46980 Valencia
Spain

This company is co-exhibitor of
ITENE Packaging, Transport & Logistics Research Center

Hall map

K 2019 hall map (Hall 5): stand E01

Fairground map

K 2019 fairground map: Hall 5

Contact

José Manuel Suárez

CEO

Albert Einstein, 5
46980 Valencia, Spain

Phone
+34 672 387 096

Email
manuel.suarez@adbioplastics.com

José Ángel Ramos

CTO

Albert Einstein, 5
46980 Valencia, Spain

Phone
+34 672 387 095

Email
jose.ramos@adbioplastics.com

Iván Navarro

Project Manager

Albert Einstein, 5
46980 Valencia, Spain

Phone
+34 672 387 094

Email
ivan.navarro@adbioplastics.com

Lorena García

CMO

Albert Einstein, 5
46980 Valencia, Spain

Phone
+34 672 387 067

Email
lorena.garcia@adbioplastics.com

Visit us

Hall 5 / E01

18.10.2019

Topic

09:05 - 09:25

Bioplastics Business Breakfast 2019: PLA, an innovative Bioplastics

Our developments are attracting international attention. We will give a pitch at Bioplastics Business Breakfast organized by Bioplastics MAGAZINE during K' 2019, the World's biggest trade show on plastics and rubber.

The conference will be on Friday, the 18th of October under the topic: PLA, an innovative Bioplastic.

The speaker will be José Á. Ramos, CTO at ADBioplastics and the conference´s name will be Advanced biomaterials for packaging applications.

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Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.01  Thermoplastics
  • 01.01.010  Bioplastics
  • 01.01.010.01  Bioplastics, biobased

Bioplastics, biobased

  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.01  Thermoplastics
  • 01.01.010  Bioplastics
  • 01.01.010.02  Bioplastics, biologically degradable

Bioplastics, biologically degradable

  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.01  Thermoplastics
  • 01.01.010  Bioplastics
  • 01.01.010.07  PLA (polylactic acid, Polymilchsäure)

PLA (polylactic acid, Polymilchsäure)

Our products

Product category: Bioplastics, biobased

PLA-Premium M 3100 - M 4100

Through injection blowing we have developed our PLA-Premium products.

Technical properties
- Higher barrier OTR/WVTR than PLA
- Thermal stability and improved mechanical properties
- Tunable transparency
- Good processability

Industrial production
- Supplied as additive and ready to use pellets
- Processed by conventional techniques

Food contact safety
- Non migration components
- Food contact approved

Life cycle
- PLA-Premium is biodegradable and compostable
- EN 13432-2000

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Applications
Food

Target Products
Hollow Articles, Complex Geometry, Transparent

Hot Topics
Bioplastics

Product category: Bioplastics, biologically degradable

PLA-Premium E 1100 - E 2100

Through Extrusion-Thermoforming and Film, we have developed our PLA-Premium products.

Technical properties
- Higher barrier OTR/WVTR than PLA
- Thermal stability and improved mechanical properties
- Tunable transparency
- Good processability

Industrial production
- Supplied as additive and ready to use pellets
- Processed by conventional techniques

Food contact safety
- Non migration components
- Food contact approved

Life cycle
- PLA-Premium is biodegradable and compostable
- EN 13432-2000

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Applications
Food

Target Products
Hollow Articles, Complex Geometry, Transparent

Hot Topics
Bioplastics

Product category: PLA (polylactic acid, Polymilchsäure)

PLA-Premium B 5100

Through Injection Moulding we have developed our PLA-Premium products.

Technical properties
- Thermal stability and improved mechanical properties
- Good processability
- High thermal perfomance

Industrial production
- Supplied as additive and ready to use pellets
- Processed by conventional techniques

Food contact safety
- Non migration components
- Food contact approved

Life cycle
- PLA-Premium is biodegradable and compostable
- EN 13432-2000

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Applications
Food, Household Goods

Target Products
Complex Geometry

Hot Topics
Bioplastics

Company news

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Oct 8, 2019

ADBioplastics will give a conference at Bioplastics Business Breakfast during K 2019 trade fair along with Total Corbion and NatureWorks

Together with ITENE, we will be at our stand located in Hall 5 / E01, where we will attend companies and visitors interested in BIOplastics.

Four days of marathon presentations where only the best respond and ADBioplastics is among them. Our company has been chosen from hundreds of candidates to give a presentation at the prestigious Bioplastics Business Breakfast, organized by the Bioplastics Magazine and coordinated under its editor, Michael Thielen. Together with companies such as Total Corbion, NatureWorks or Floreon, our CTO, José Ángel Ramos, will be in charge of giving a conference under the title Advanced Biomaterials for packaging applications next Friday, October 18 from 09:05 to 09: 25, at the K 2019 fair. On that Friday thematic block named “PLA, an innovative bioplastic”, other companies such as Sukano, Carbiolice, Leistritz or FKuR will also exhibit. “As a startup, we are especially proud to be speakers in these presentations since there was a lot of competition. Besides, as Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry, we can explain our advances in the investigation of biodegradable and compostable biopolymers and, above all, our innovative PLA-Premium product before companies such as Total Corbion or NatureWorks is a dream come true ” Ramos, has explained. Both companies are leaders in the PLA manufacturing market.

Exhibitors at Düsseldorf 2019 fair

ADBioplastics will also be an exhibitor of the K fair, held from October 16 to 23 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Together with ITENE, we will be located in Hall 5 / E01 and front of the stand will be the CEO, Manuel Suárez. Together with him, José Salom, Business Development Manager, José Á. Ramos, CTO, and Iván Navarro, Project Manager. “Our presence in this world event with plastic is generating a lot of expectation. We are receiving many requests for meetings with potential clients from all over the world and we have a fairly tight agenda” Suarez, has said. During this week, ADBioplastics presents its advances in bioplastics with extrusion-thermoforming, injection, and injection blowing for different sectors such as food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical. In K 2019, «The world’s number 1 fair for plastics and rubber» 3,000 exhibitors have been registered from more than 60 different countries and more than 200,000 visitors are expected. It is the leading fair for the plastics and rubber industry, so it is not surprising to recover the entire fairgrounds in Düsseldorf with a capacity of 175,000 m2. Come visit us at our Hall 5 E01. We will be waiting for you!

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Oct 1, 2019

ADBioplastics will be an exhibitor at South Summit 2019, the world reference event for startups and investors

Glovo o Cabify came out of there! ADBioplastics will attend the event of the year for startups. We are talking about South Summit. This edition will be held in Madrid from 2nd to 4th of October at La Nave. This is the global reference for startups, investors, and corporations. ADBioplastics will do it as an exhibitor with a Stand at the MarketPlace. "From Stand 121 we will have greater visibility. There we will be serving investors and companies and we will talk about our revolutionary PLA-Premium product. The idea is that they see in our business idea an opportunity to invest and save the planet. This appointment with innovation is very important for us to continue with our investment round and we could not miss", Lorena García has said, CMO at ADBioplastics. Together with her, José Manuel Suárez, CEO, José Á. Ramos, CTO, and José Salom, Business Development Manager, who will make known nationwide the sweet bootle. This is biodegradable and compostable and it breaks down at 90% in 6 months, under industrial conditions. This year's South Summit lands in Madrid with high-level speakers: Facebook (Ciaran Quilty), Amazon (Paul Misener) or Twitter (Jennifer Kanyamibwa), among others.

Startup Competition

Every year the 100 most disruptive startups in the world compete for the chance to win. Finalists of past editions have managed to raise about $ 3B and have a 95% survival rate. But not only that. Last year, more than 4,300 corporate and about 750 investors with a possible investment portfolio exceeding 55B euros met to finance great ideas. This event, which this year marks its sixth edition, started in 2012 with the help of the Spain Startup and its founder, María Benjumea. What is clear is that startups are consolidated in the Spanish ecosystem. So much so, that up to 23% are currently in the adult stage. A high percentage if we compare it with the previous year that was around 20%. And ADBioplastics is already part of this ecosystem. Come and visit us at our Stand 121 located in the MarketPlace. We are waiting for you!

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Sep 17, 2019

ADBioplastics will present the “sweet” bottle at #Ftalks19, the biggest event of the year in food innovation in Spain

Together with Heis Global, he will make know this case of success at a round table moderated by the journalist Estefanía Pastor, next Thursday, September 19 at 7:50 p.m. at Marina de Empresas in Valencia.

ADBioplastics, a Valencian bioplastic manufacturer, will participate in #ftalks19 the biggest event of the year on food organized by KM Zero, which will be held on September 19 and 20 in Valencia. There, and together with the Heis Global company with which he has developed this sustainable project, they will make know their case of success under the name sweet bottle. It involves the development and manufacture of a bottle made 100% from sugarcane, which is biodegradable and compostable to ensure the planet's sustainability. The official presentation will be made in a round table under the name "Sustainable Packaging for Healthy Foods", which will take place this Thursday, at 7:50 p.m. in Marina de Empresas.

Moderated by the journalist Estefanía Pastor, Companies Section Chief at Valencia Plaza, José Manuel Suárez, CEO of ADBioplastics, and Aniceto Francés, CTO of Heis Global, will participate in this gathering. “We have supplied our known PLA-Premium Bioplastic and specifically the B 5100 grade, through the blown injection technique. We are very satisfied with the final result” has explained Mr. Suárez. The tests have been done at the Heis Global facilities. This company, located in Biar (Alicante), is a biodegradable packaging manufacturer for the pharmaceutical and nutritional industries according to GMPs and within ISO6 cleanroom.

With this case of success, both companies want to highlight the advantages of staking on the circular economy, in the productive processes of companies and more specifically, for the use of bioplastics to make a greener planet. The ADBioplastics product is not only biodegradable but compostable, which means that it breaks downs at 90% in just six months, becoming CO2, water and water, under industrial conditions. It complies with the requirement set by the European Union (European Standard EN-13432 - 2000) and that can help packaging manufacturers fulfill with uropean regulations, which will enter into force in 2021 and 2030, at the same time they take care of the environment.

Ftalks19 is an international event to discuss trends and challenges of the food ecosystem through inspiring talks, experts, foodtech startups pitches, and networking. International speakers will be attending among them Sam Kass, Senior policy advisor for nutrition for Obama Administration, Joseph Puglisi, Scientific Advisor at Beyond Meat or Abby Fammartino of AirbnbFood. Among the nationals are Rafael Juan, from Vicky Foods, Raúl Martín from KMZero or Javier Jiménez from Lanzadera, among others.

ADBioplastics background

Our startup, an ITENE spin-off, started in 2015 and since then, our rise has been meteoric. In 2017 we won the honorable mention "Innovation Award in the Economy of the New Plastic 2017" of the prestigious Ellen MacArthur Foundation and more recently, in 2019 we have been awarded as the best startup in the V Investment Forum at ESIC Business & Marketing School, in Valencia. In addition, we have received funds from the European Union under the Horizon 2020 program, which amount to more than one million euros, to realize this project and ensure the sustainability of the planet. Currently, we are in phase 2.

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Aug 28, 2019

ADBioplastics, the new alternative material to the plastic container is made in Spain

We are very proud of what we do! The Spanish Media defines us as the new alternative material to the plastic container and made in Spain.

Our biodegradable and compostable PLA-Premium is attracting national and international attention and is undoubtedly positioning itself as the "sustainable" alternative for the food industry of the future. The sugarcane, beet or corn-based additive is used to package foods biodegradable. As a spin off of ITENE technology center, we are dedicated to developing our patent to enrich the base of the PLA polymer and replace the current containers with other biodegradable and compostable ones, which are currently appearing on the supermarket lines: from trays for meat, vegetables or fruit to traditional bottles. Keep reading the full report of Innovadores by Inndux in Spanish on the link below:

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Jul 15, 2019

ADBioplastics wins the prize for best startup in the V Investment Forum of ESIC Entrepreneurs

The ADBioplastics company has won the best startup prize during the V edition of the Investment Forum, organized by ESIC Entrepreneurs in Valencia. «We are very proud that our idea has been awarded. The main goal is to save the planet of the currently plastics tide that we have», José Manuel Suárez, CEO at ADBioplastics, has explained. Funded by ESIC Business and Caixa Popular, the check valued at 3,000 euros has been the prize that has been pocketed by this company, which is currently in search of financing. «We presented our candidacy because we wanted to make our idea known to investors. We are sending samples to potential clients and the feedback is being so positive that we need financing to be able to set up a factory and produce on an industrial scale», Suárez has added.

The ADBioplastics project has fallen in love with the jury. «Our material, made from corn, sugar cane or sugar beet, is biodegradable and compostable. Which means that it becomes CO2, compost, and water in a maximum of 6 months» Suarez has said. Next to him and accompanying him in the pitch, the rest of the ADBio team, including two PhDs in materials. The event, which took place on Thursday, has had another 4 startups framed in sectors such as medical-health, automotive and food. Prior to the investment forum, the final of the social entrepreneurship awards was held with two groundbreaking ideas to help groups at risk of exclusion.

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Jun 19, 2019

ADBioplastics attends the Material for Health and Food Start-ups Brokerage event in Madrid

La Nave in Madrid has hosted a unique opportunity for startups to meet with corporate and financial investors and ADBioplastics has not wanted to miss the opportunity of attending an initiative like this one.

Under the name «Materials for Health and Food Start-ups Brokerage Event», the technological platform MATERPLAT has organized last Monday, the 17th of June, the first event of these characteristics. Six startups such as Nucaps, Cianoalgae, Silk Biomed, Making Genetics, ATTEN2, and ADBioplastics have offered a pitch. An important moment when an entrepreneur briefly has a chance to market their idea to an investor. Lorena García, Marketing Manager at ADBio Composites, has been responsible to give this pitch. During 10 minutes Ms. García has had the opportunity to explain to the attendees of the advantages of the PLA-Premium to manufacture bioplastics.

After the pitches have taken place an award ceremony and B2B meetings between companies and potential investors like Repsol or members at USA-African and European Business Group, among others.

The main goal of this event has been to offer a space where national start-ups in different phases could present the development products based on materials with application in health and food through pitches to potential investors willing to support these innovative ideas. Materplat has earned the support of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), the collaboration of the Technology Platform for Advanced Engineering Materials and Technologies (EUMAT) and above all the Spanish Technological Packaging Platform (PACKNET).

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About us

Company details

ADBioplastics is a startup dedicated to the development and commercial exploitation of custom-made BIOplastics, a strong alternative to save the planet replacing the traditional plastic based on fossil fuels and very polluting.

Our material is BIObased + BIOdegradable. From the origin because they are produced by corn, sugar cane, and sugar beet to renewable and biodegradable. Our add value is that our material is also compostable. The material goes down by 90% within six months in an industrial composting process. A process that will help our target, packaging manufacturers in the food sector to fulfill the EU´s Strategy of plastic reduction by 2030 as well as make the world a better place, our leitmotiv.

With our background (ITENE spin-off) we are able to modify a BIOpolymer PLA into a PLA-Premium and improve its properties such as:

- Higher barrier OTR/WVTR than PLA
- Thermal stability and improved mechanical properties
- Tunable transparency
- Good processability

All these meet the requirements demanded in the food sector.

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Company data

Sales volume

< 0,5 Mill. US $

Export content

max. 10%

Number of employees

5 - 10

Foundation

2016

Area of business
  • Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • Services for the plastics and rubber industries
Target groups

Plastic product manufacturing

Company information as a PDF file