14 Nov 2023
Technology Trends Driving Sustainable Polymers for a Circular Economy
Creating a circular economy is an essential sustainability target for governments, brands, materials suppliers, and the public. Key to pushing these sustainability efforts, which range from sustainability roadmaps developed by chemical and material companies to sustainable material usage targets adopted by brands, is the danger that growing global plastic consumption poses to the environment.
7 Nov 2023
Emerging Molecules Produced Through Industrial Biomanufacturing
In the color spectrum of biotechnology, white biotechnology stands out as the industrial production and processing of chemicals, materials, and energy via cell factories like bacteria and yeast. In the bioeconomy, in which society uses renewable biological resources to create biobased products, white biotechnology acts as a critical technology driver. It not only reduces society's dependence on fossil fuels but also consumes less energy, generates minimal waste, and produces more environmentally friendly products.
3 Jul 2023
X2F: Technology for Processing Highly Filled Polymers
X2F is a technology company based in Colorado, US. It has developed an alternative method of processing polymers that enables the use of highly filled polymers that would not be possible with traditional processing methods such as injection molding.
7 Jun 2023
Founded in 2009, Ceres Holographics is headquartered in Livingston, Scotland and specializes in enabling next-generation augmented reality (AR) through designing and digitally mastering holographic optical elements (HOEs) for transparent displays.
1 Jun 2023
Is This A Turning Point For Consolidation In Additive Manufacturing?
In the past decade or so, the additive manufacturing industry has been characterized by an ever-increasing number of hardware players trying to capture their own share of the market. While there were signs of consolidation in the early 2010s, given major moves by industry leaders like Stratasys and 3D Systems, AM has instead seen a consistent stream of newcomers with their own innovative takes on AM, such that IDTechEx now segments their 3D printing hardware forecast by seventeen different categories to account for such diversity.