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Biobased Testing Lab Beta Analytic Opens Office in South Korea

Published on September 13, 2012

Korean manufacturers and distributors of products made from renewable sources can now send samples for biobased content testing to Beta Analytic’s forwarding office in Seoul. The company is committed to support the biobased industry in the region by providing fast and accurate testing services as per the ASTM D6866 and CEN 16137 standards. The Seoul […]

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USDA Proposes to add 12 New Product Categories to BioPreferred Program

Published on June 7, 2012

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on June 5, 2012, the proposed addition of 12 biobased product categories to become eligible for federal procurement preference. Once the proposed rule is finalized, more than 2,300 additional biobased products will be offered for preferred purchasing consideration by all federal government agencies and contractors.

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Beta Analytic Co-sponsors BiPoCo 2012 Conference in Hungary

Published on May 14, 2012

Biobased content testing provider Beta Analytic Inc. is one of the sponsors of the International Conference on Bio-based Polymers and Composites (BiPoCo 2012). Alex Shroff, Beta Analytic’s deputy manager for European operations, will be taking charge of the company’s booth. The conference will be held in Siófok, Hungary, from May 27 to May 31, 2012, […]

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Beta Highlights Biobased Content Testing at Bioplastics Conference

Published on May 4, 2012

ASTM D6866 testing laboratory Beta Analytic is joining the Bioplastics Compounding and Processing 2012 conference as an exhibitor. Operations Manager for Latin America/Iberian Peninsula Martin Tesini will be taking charge of the laboratory’s tabletop display. The two-day conference will be held at the Hilton Miami Downtown in Miami, Florida, beginning on May 8, 2012.

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USDA Proposes to Include Intermediates in BioPreferred Program

Published on May 3, 2012

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing new guidelines for the BioPreferred program that could expand its ability to designate biobased products for federal purchase. The USDA is proposing to allow the designation of intermediate ingredients and complex assembly products as well as revise some definitions and terminology used in the existing guidelines to clarify […]

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Beta Analytic Promotes ASTM D6866 Testing at Bioprocessing Congress

Published on April 25, 2012

Beta Analytic is exhibiting at the 9th World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing, one of a few conferences that brings together business leaders, investors, and policy makers in the biofuels, biobased products, and renewable chemicals industries. Darden Hood, Beta Analytic’s president, is also joining the congress as one of the speakers in a discussion […]

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Beta Showcases Biobased Content Testing at 2012 Biopolymer Congress

Published on April 24, 2012

ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited Beta Analytic is exhibiting at the Biopolymer World Congress currently underway at the NH Laguna Palace Hotel in Venice Mestre, Italy. All questions about biobased content measurements can be directed to Alex Shroff, deputy manager for European operations, who is taking charge of the Beta Analytic booth. The two-day congress ends on April […]

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USDA Adds 13 New Product Categories to BioPreferred Program

Published on April 10, 2012

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on April 10, 2012, the addition of 13 biobased product categories which are eligible for Federal procurement preference. More than 1,500 additional biobased products will be offered for preferred purchasing consideration by all Federal government agencies and contractors. The final rule was published in the April 4, 2012, Federal Register.

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Beta Analytic China to Present at 6th Polyurethane Technology Seminar

Published on March 27, 2012

Beta Analytic Inc. China Operations Manager Fuming “Steven” Liu will be joining the 6th Polyurethane Technology and Information Exchange Seminar to be held in Guangzhou, China, on April 1, 2012. Mr. Liu will introduce ASTM D6866 biobased content testing to major players in China’s polyurethane industry. Mr. Liu is also the manager of Xiamen Beco […]

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Beta Analytic President Joins Bioplastek 2012 Panel of Experts

Published on March 26, 2012

Darden Hood, Beta Analytic Inc.’s president, will serve as the ASTM D6866 biobased content testing expert in BioPlastek 2012 Forum’s lead-off session focusing on brand owner and consumer attitudes towards bioplastics. Session 1 of the three-day interactive forum is set to begin on March 28, 2012. This year’s event will take place at the Westin […]

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