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US start-up Metabolix opens office in Germany [Registered]

Metabolix, a bioscience company focused on developing clean, sustainable solutions for plastics, chemicals and energy, recently announced the opening of its new office in Cologne, Germany. Locating in Europe will enable the Company to directly access the European market for biopolymers and will serve as a coordination point for its regional initiatives in renewable chemicals. According to the Freedonia Group(1), global demand for bioplastics is expected to more than triple through 2015, with Western Europe remaining the largest consumer of bioplastic materials. With more than 700 issued and pending patents, Metabolix has led the industry in the development of a…

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