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Metabolix to Highlight use of Mirel PHA Biopolymers as Performance Modifiers in PLA Applications at Innovation takes Root 2016

All news stories and articles about MetabolixAt Innovation Takes Root 2016, Metabolix, Inc. will highlight the use of its Mirel® PHA biopolymers as performance additives for PLA. PLA is a biobased, compostable aliphatic polyester that features a high tensile modulus but low toughness. Performance modifiers typically used to improve PLA properties such as toughness often affect compostability and lower biobased carbon content. Metabolix’s Mirel amorphous PHA acts as a performance modifier for PLA, improving mechanical properties, while maintaining high biobased content and industrial compostability of the material.

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