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Ecospan expands bioplastic production in Philadelphia [Registered]

The US bioplastic company Ecospan will open a new operations centre in Exton, Philadelphia, this autumn, where it plans commercial-scale bioplastics production by the end of next year. The choice of location, according to the company provides access to “the region’s talent pool in the life sciences, chemicals, and plastics industries, including companies such as DuPont, Dow and BASF” as well as “better serve the European market” by “the strong east coast presence”. The company noted that the site will support expansion of its existing production capabilities in Arizona, California, Germany, Malaysia and China. Bioplastic produced by Ecospan is trademarked…

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