Cereplast completes US bio-resin line

05 August 2008 17:28  [Source: ICIS news]

TORONTO (ICIS news)--Cereplast has completed the mechanical installation of a first 50m pound/year bio-resin line at its US plant in Indiana and expects to begin commercial production next month, the US bio-plastics producer said on Tuesday.


The plant, at a 63 acre site in Seymour, Indiana, could be expanded to 500m pounds/year by 2010, Cereplast said.


Media officials were not immediately available for additional comment on Tuesday morning.


Cereplast also said that Mark Barton, a former plastics resin production manager with Basell Polyolefins, Nippisun and Toray Resins, had joined Cereplast to manage the Indiana site and the company's overall manufacturing operations.


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