Bioplastics Market to Grow 13% Annually Through 2014! 4th Bioplastics Markets Conference Charts Key Trends in Sector

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Bioplastics have gone mainstream and the market is projected to grow 13% annually until 2014. Consumer brands like NEC, Bioserie and Electrolux are including Bioplastics in phone accessories & electronics, and will offer insights on the latest trends in bioplastics-based manufacture at CMT's 4th Bioplastics Market Conference on 1-2 June in Shanghai.

Bioplastics are gaining an increasing share in the mass markets for phone accessories, electronics, household appliances and foodstuffs industries. Industry figures from 2009 showed growth in the Bioplastics sector, and predicted an annual average growth of 13% till 2014.

In view of the current market growth, CMT is hosting it's 4th Bioplastics Markets conference on 1-2 June in Shanghai (China) to review the latest industrial and technological trends and analyze key market shifts, providing Bioplastics industry executives, and key brand owners a one-stop venue for essential market, industry and technological updates.

NEC, Bioserie and Electrolux are among invited key companies that will be providing perspectives on bioplastics use in their respective product lines at the conference. NEC is offering a view into their groundbreaking Flame Retardant Bioplastic PLA composite developed for the use in electronic equipment. Electrolux's Global Purchasing Director will be sharing details on bioplastic application trends in the electronic household appliances categories. Bioserie, developers of the world's first bioplastic iPhone cover, will share on their product development process with bioplastics. The end use focus will also feature the Indonesian Packaging Federation discuss the latest developments in Bioplastic packaging applications in Indonesia.

In response to the emerging demand and broader applications for bio-based polymers as outlined above, the global bioplastics markets have evolved with project expansions and technological innovations. At the 4th Bioplastics Markets Conference NatureWorks LLC, the world's largest Bioplastic producer will provide an update on the Global Market Outlook and Development of Bioplastics. Chinese compounder PolyOne Corporation will offer a view into Bioplastics production in China, which is emerging as one of the biggest markets. Participants will also get to hear about BASF's Biodegradable 2-in-1 Bags, and their case study on how effective organic waste management can help to reduce CO2 emissions in Europe and Asia.

The technological innovations showcase at the 4th Bioplastics Markets conference will provide coverage on industrial applications for bioplastics. Arkema China will showcase their High-Performance Castor-Based Polymers and their potential Industrial Applications and DSM will share on their bio-based engineering plastics. The conference will also see BioAmber talk about the commissioning and start up of the world's first Bio Succinic Acid Plant.

In addition to the conference highlights above, participants at the 4th Bioplastics Markets conference can look forward to in-depth views on regional Bioplastics policies, certification and labeling issues, functionality challenges and others.

Participants at 4th Bioplastics Markets will also get to meet and network with industry players spanning producers, traders, converters, compounders, raw material suppliers and technology providers over the 2 day conference. Those keen on participating can visit the >>4th Bioplastics Markets conference website<< to register, http://www.cmtevents.com/aboutevent.aspx?ev=100623 or contact Ms. Grace Oh at 65 6346 9147.

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