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Metabolix to Showcase Compostable Resins and Biobased Performance Additives at K 2013

At K 2013, Metabolix will showcase a variety of compostable resin and biobased performance additive products. The company will highlight its Mvera B5010 as a new film grade designed for the global compostable bag and film markets. It offers excellent melt strength while also allowing for significant down gauging. I6001 is a polymeric modifier for PVC that was launched in early 2013. Featured at K 2013, it improves performance characteristics of flexible and semi-rigid PVC, while lowering plasticizer use and migration. Metabolix launched I6003rp at K2013. This product has been designed to offer PVC converters increased recycling rates without compromising toughness or tear resistance. Metabolix also featured at the show a range of biobased and biodegradable products based on its industry leading PHA technology.

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