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Braskem partners FKuR for compounding biobased polyethylene [Registered]

Braskem, a global producer of biopolymers and thermoplastic resins and FKuR, a leading producer of biopolymer resins/blends for flexible packaging and rigid applications, have entered into agreement for compounding of BioPE, Green PE (polyethylene). Braskem is seeking to expand its European market share of its products and chose to partner with FKuR because of its extensive compounding experience with polyolefins and bioplastics, their extensive knowledge of the renewable plastics market and excellent reputation. In September 2010, Braskem became the world’s first producer of LLDPE (linear low density polyethylene) and HDPE (high-density polyethylene) from renewable resources. Cane-based ethanol is used by…

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