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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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ASTM D6866 Lab Joins Green Polymer Chemistry 2012 as Exhibitor

Published on March 20, 2012

Biobased content testing laboratory Beta Analytic invites participants of the Green Polymer Chemistry 2012 conference to visit its table top exhibit. The company’s Global Operations Manager, Ms. Florencia Goren, will welcome any inquiries regarding the lab’s ASTM D6866 services or biobased content testing in general. The three-day event held at the Maritim Hotel in Cologne, […]

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Beta Analytic Introduces Renewable Carbon Testing to Cement Industry

Published on March 5, 2012

ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited Beta Analytic invites participants of the 6th Global Alternative Fuels Conference for Cement and Lime to visit Booth #19 during the two-day event currently underway in Aachen, Germany. Company representatives Martin Tesini and Dominik Baust will be glad to respond to inquiries on the laboratory’s services and renewable carbon testing. This year’s conference […]

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Beta Analytic Now Accepts Payments in RMB

Published on January 14, 2012

To better serve clients in China, radiocarbon dating lab Beta Analytic, Inc. can now bill in the local currency through an affiliate based in Xiamen. Payments can be sent to Xiamen Beco Green Carbon Import/Export Co., Ltd.

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Biobased Content Testing Lab Exhibits at Wood-Plastic Composites 2011

Published on December 6, 2011

Beta Analytic Inc. was one of the exhibitors at Wood-Plastic Composites 2011, an international business conference and exhibition organized by Applied Market Information Ltd (AMI) for the wood-plastic composites industry. Deputy manager for European operations Alex Shroff represented the lab at the conference held in Vienna, Austria.

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