Bioplastics Award 2010 – and the winner will be…

From a total of more than 20 high class proposals the judging panel of the 5th Bioplastics Award (an international competition organised by bioplastics MAGAZINE and European Plastics News) choose the five finalists.

image The new keyboard KBPC PX ECO from Fujitsu has bioplastics in 45% of its plastics components. Biograde® C 7500 CL from FKuR is the main material used.

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The ICO brand launched a new office set (writing pens, clip holder, letter opener, stapler, perforator and pen stands) made from PLA.

 

 

 

image Proganic is a new bio-polymer based on PHA (Polyhydroxyalkanoates), as well as a combination of renewable vegetable oils, waxes and natural minerals which provide sealing and water resistance. It can be used as a replacement for a variety of thermoplastics including PP and ABS, for injection applications like watering cans, flower pots, self adhesive hooks, egg cups and spoons, strainers, etc.

 

 

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The New Luxury Hybrid Car ‘SAI‘ from Toyota has a variety of bio-polymers utilization.

 

 

 

image EconCore is a new honeycomb sandwich structure based on PLA and produced in a continuous production process.

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