JSR Commercializes PLA-based Bioplastic "BIOLLOY" for Packaging Applications

SpecialChem - Jun 14, 2011

TOKYO, Japan -- JSR Corporation has announced that significant improvements in key properties and characteristics have been achieved for its polylactic acid-based bioplastic, "BIOLLOY". The material is showing good results in thin wall applications, which will enable lighter weight product and lead to a reduced cost of ownership for end users. The newly-developed "BIOLLOY" has improved compatibility with a petroleum-based plastic produced by a combination of JSR's own technologies and polylactic acid, a plant-derived material, which has led to a drastic improvement in post-molding appearance, shock resistance and formability performance. Compared to existing bioplastics, "BIOLLOY" has five times the shock resistance...

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