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NEWS
  Biopolymers industry hampered by production costs
  Investment in new sustainable products / Goal to be major player by 2015 / New products at K 2013
  Composite materials now available for automotive industry / Offering high clarity and improved glass transmission temperature
  Composites Evolution’s Biotex Flax/PLA Materials Used in 100% Biodegradable Furniture
  UK investment pays off as Perstorp targets bioplastics
  AOC resin introduces halogen-freefire-retardant system for mass transit applications
  Gurit introduces high temperature prepreg
  Solutions to reducing consumer electronic waste with biodegradable polymers
  Composites Evolution to Exhibit Ecopreg PFA at Composites Engineering 2013
  Aimplas consolida el Seminario Internacional de Biopolímeros y Composites Sostenibles
  Composites Evolution introduces biocomposite prepregs
  MFG introduces non-flammable SMC material
  Faurecia presents advancements in use of natural composites
  Research and Markets: 2013 Report on the International Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market - Includes Forecasts to 2018
STANDARDS
  D7309 Standard Test Method for Determining Flammability Characteristics of Plastics and Other Solid Materials Using Microscale Combustion Calorimetry has been revised to D7309-13
TECHNICAL ARTICLES
  Fire retardancy and durability of poly(N‐benzyloxycarbonyl‐3,4‐dihydroxyphenylalanine)‐montmorillonite composite film coated polyimide fabric
  Flame retardancy and water resistance of novel intumescent flame‐retardant oil‐filled styrene–ethylene–butadiene–styrene block copolymer/polypropylene composites
  Development of corrugated composites using newspaper and biodegradable or nonbiodegradable resins and their mechanical properties
  FT‐IR characterization and hydrolysis of PLA‐PEG‐PLA based copolyester hydrogels with short PLA segments and a cytocompatibility study
  Study on preparation and properties of PVA‐SA‐PHB‐AC composite carrier for microorganism immobilization
  Influence of mineral fillers on the fire retardant properties of wood‐polypropylene composites (pages 612–620)
  Extraction of cellulose nanofiber from waste papers and application to reinforcement in biodegradable composites
  Cytec launches two new prepreg systems for railway rolling stock applications
PATENTS
  Coated Biodegradable Building Article
  FIRE - RETARDANT COMPOSITION
  HOUSING ELEMENT FOR AN ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE AND INCLUDING A SPECIFIC FIRE-RESISTANT COMPOSITION
  POLYMERIC COMPOSITE FOAM
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration