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Non-Tech : Metabolix [MBLX] a Full Disclosure Thread

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To: richardred who wrote (6)11/17/2006 2:23:46 AM
From: Sam Citron  Read Replies (2) of 78
 
Great to see this market for bioplastics developing. I found a little more on the specific bioplastics applications of the finalists:

Bioplastics Awards Finalists

Best Innovation in Bioplastics
• Alcan Packaging - Transparent barrier coating for bioplastic film
• Biobag International - -Bioplastic bag organic waste collection system
• Biomer - -Injection mouldable polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB)
• Metabolix - -Laboratory route to bioplastics from switchgrass
• Sukano - - PLA film performance modifier masterbatch

Best Bioplastics Processor
• Autobar - - PLA sheet production
• Biobag International - -Bioplastic film production
• GroenCreatie - -Moulded bioplastic agro-products
• Treofan - - PLA film production

Best Bioplastics Application – Food Packaging
• Alcan Packaging - -Ceramis transparent barrer bioplastic film
• Cereplast - -Bioplastic coating for paper cups
• Coopbox Europe - -Naturalbox foamed bioplastic food trays
• Huhtamaki - -Bioware range of food packaging
• Nestlé - -Thermoformed bioplastic chocolate box trays

Best Bioplastics Application – Non-Food Packaging
• Alcan Packaging - -Ceramis transparent barrier bioplastic film
• Innovia Films - -Bioplastics wrap for feminine hygiene products
• RPC Cresstale - -Bioplastics lipstick casings

Best Bioplatics Application - Non Packaging
• Arkema - Rilsan polyamide fuel lines
• Batelle - Low temperature biopolymer coating
• Ecozema - Mater-Bi clothes pegs and housewares
• Unitika - Bioplastic modified polymer phone casing

Best Bioplastics Marketing Initiative
• Belu - UK launch of bioplastic packaged water
• Biobag International - Strategy to develop the Biobag brand
• Novamont - Launch of the Novamont Biorefinery
• Treofan - Website promoting Biophan films

BTW, Rick, on this full disclosure thread I ask that posters kindly disclose any ownership position in Metabolix shares, as indicated in the header. Hence, I attach a full disclosure [FD] postscipt indicating that I own 800 shares of Metabolix in the following format:

FD: 800 MBLX
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