Nike, Ford, Goodyear Headline Smithers Rapra’s Biopolymers Symposium in San Antonio, TX

july 30 2012

Smithers Rapra apprised that Nike, Ford, Goodyear will headline the agenda for the 7th annual Biopolymers Symposium. Biopolymers 2012, scheduled for October 15-17, 2012 in San Antonio, TX, will focus on innovation; provide an in-depth look at efforts to secure feedstock sustainability for biopolymer resins and end-user applications; and give insight into what government policies - in the U.S., Canada and Asia – will benefit the growing bioplastics industry.

“The program for the 2012 Biopolymers Symposium will give attendees the most comprehensive look into the bioplastics industry today and exposure to the organizations making a difference”

“The program for the 2012 Biopolymers Symposium will give attendees the most comprehensive look into the bioplastics industry today and exposure to the organizations making a difference,” said Barbara Fowler, conference director for Smithers Rapra. “So much of what's happening today in the biomaterials industry starts at the local level and we’ll be covering what's happening on the ground in Maine, Wisconsin and Washington. But we haven't forgotten that this is a global industry, working on global problems and most importantly, searching for global solutions. From Brazil to Italy and BASF to Purac, our attendees will leave the Biopolymers Symposium with fresh perspectives and new potential business relationships from all over the world.”

At the Biopolymers Symposium 2012, the key innovators and decision makers in the bioplastics industry will lead the discussion on new technologies, market trends, and developments in applications, guidelines and waste strategies for the biopolymers industry. Organizations presenting at the Biopolymers Symposium include Assobioplastiche Italy; BASF; Bioferm; DaniMer Scientific; Ecovative; Elemental Impact; Ford Motor Company; Goodyear; Myriant; NatureWorks; Nike; Solegear; Sustainable Bioplastics Council of Maine; The SPI Bioplastics Council and the USDA BioPreferred Program.

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