Rodenburg Biopolymers acquires Optimum

Rodenburg Biopolymers acquires Optimum

11:23 PM, 21st November 2011
Rodenburg Biopolymers acquires Optimum

OOSTERHOUT, THE NETHERLANDS: Rodenburg Biopolymers, producers of Solanyl bioplastic compounds, have acquired Optimum BV, producers of FlourPlast biodegradable biopolymers. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Both products, Rodenburg Biopolymers, Solanyl and Optimum BV’s, FlourPlast were developed with Munich, Germany-based Wacker Chemie. They fit into conventional production processes. Together they can serve the converter and compounder markets alike with biodegradable biopolymers.

Rodenburg Biopolymers has subsidiaries in Canada and Brazil. Optimum is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Solanyl, launched in 2004 is suitable for injection moulding, sheet extrusion, thermoforming and blow moulding. It is sold as a compound, where as FlourPlast is sold as a pre-compound system. Compounders use the material to make their own bioplastic formulations through a modular building block system, said the company press release.

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