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Ohio Firm Launches Soybean-Based Polyolefin Composites

February 11, 2011 | Rebecca Coons

Battelle (Columbus, OH), an independent research and development organization, developed the process to combine soybean meal with “off the shelf” plastic resins with funding from the Ohio Soybean Council. The biomaterial is bonded at a molecular level, rather than simply being an organic filler, rendering comparable performance to conventional PE and PP....

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