Dr. Robert Humphreys and Dr. Jeffrey Gotro
Biopolymers and bioplastics are interesting materials since they are based on renewable resources and not fossil fuels. But there is a lot of confusion surrounding bio-based polymers and plastics.
Would you like to know how sustainable are bio-based polymers?
Or what is the market size and growth rate for bioplastics?
Or have questions about the biomass supply chain?
The eBook is organized into seven sections:
Sustainability of bio-based polymers and plastics
The Bioplastics Market Place
The Biomass Supply Chain
From Biomass to Beverage Bottles – A High Visibility Application
Bio-based Thermoset Polymers: Renewed Interest in an Old Idea
Towards a Sustainable Polymer Industry: Where to Next?
The Introduction to Biopolymers and Bioplastics eBook provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging field of biopolymers and bioplastics.
In the eBook you will learn:
The difference between bio-based and bio-degradable polymers
The market size and growth rate for the various classes of bio-based polymers
The key challenges in the biomass feedstock supply chain
How logistics is the key factor in biomass feedstock utilization
The chemistry and synthetic routes for the most common bio-based polymers and plastics
How Coca-Cola is using the “Plant Bottle” as an entry point into making beverage bottles more environmentally friendly
How bio-based thermosets are really an old idea with a new technical approach
What a sustainable polymer industry will look like in the future
The 169 page Introduction to Biopolymers and Bioplastics eBook also contains an index and an extensive reference list for further study.
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About the Authors
Robert Humphreys, Ph. D. has over 28 years of experience as a scientist and senior R&D manager in renewable chemicals, industrial adhesives, specialty polymers, and household and personal care products. He has been a member of teams that have commercialized many new molecules and formulated products. He established and managed successful joint research programs with customers, raw material suppliers, and universities (N. America, Asia, and Europe) and has submitted successful proposals for government funding in both the USA and Europe. Bob has a Ph.D. in Organic Photochemistry (University of Western Ontario, London, Canada) and postdoctoral research experience in peroxide chemistry and photochemistry of metal alkoxide complexes (University of Utah, Salt Lake City). Bob holds 24 issued US patents
Jeff Gotro, Ph.D. is the President and Founder of InnoCentrix, LLC. InnoCentrix proves a wide range of consulting services to the polymer industry in the areas of technical problem solving, innovation and new product/process development, business development and Intellectual Property management. Jeff has over thirty two years’ experience in polymers having held scientific and leadership positions at IBM, AlliedSignal, Honeywell International, and Ablestik Laboratories. He has published 59 technical papers, holds 14 issued patents, 5 patent applications, and 9 inventions published in the IBM Technical Disclosure Bulletin. Jeff is a regular contributor at technical societies where he teaches short courses on thermosets (chemistry, characterization, rheology and processing) In 2014, he was elected Fellow of the International Microelectronics Packaging Society (IMAPS) and is the recipient of the IMAPS John A. Wagnon Technical Achievement Award for significant technical contributions in the area of polymers used in electronic applications. Jeff has a Ph.D. in Materials Science from Northwestern University with a specialty in polymer science.