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Bio-based innovations recognised

Arctic Biomaterials has developed PLA composites reinforced with glass fibre that can erode back to harmless minerals in a composting environment.

27th April 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Tampere

Sustainable, Packaging, Transport/​Aerospace

The LFRT technology opens a variety of possible application areas in the field where technical plastics are being used. © Arctic Biomaterials A developer of composites based on PLA (polylactic acid) is one of six finalists who have been nominated for the Bio-Based Material of the Year 2018 Award which will be announced at the forthcoming 11th International Conference on Bio-based Materials, to be held from May 15-16 in Cologne, Germany.

Arctic Biomaterials, based in Tampere, Finland, has developed PLA composites reinforced with glass fibre that can erode back to harmless minerals in a composting environment.

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