01 December 2010 18:59 [Source: ICIS news]
DUSSELDORF, Germany (ICIS)--Uhde Inventa-Fischer has started up its 500 tonne/year polylactic acid (PLA) pilot plant in Guben, Germany, as it looks to take advantage of growing demand, the polymerisation plant builder said on Wednesday.
“The purpose of the plant is to demonstrate our technology and provide large product samples of 1,000kg or more,” he added.
Uhde Inventa-Fischer is a subsidiary of German engineering company Uhde GmbH.
The 5th European Bioplastics Conference runs 1-2 December.
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