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Beta Analytic to Participate in BioPlastek 2011 Forum

Published on June 19, 2011

Darden Hood, Beta Analytic Inc.’s president, will join the discussion on the future of bioplastics at BioPlastek 2011, an interactive forum on bioplastics to be held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York from June 27 to June 29, 2011. As the ASTM D6866 testing expert in the panel, Mr. Hood aims to dispel misconceptions […]

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Beta Analytic Promotes ASTM D6866 Testing to Biorefineries at RRB7

Published on June 6, 2011

ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited Beta Analytic Inc. is one of the exhibitors at the Seventh International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries (RRB7) in Bruges, Belgium. Alexander Shroff, deputy manager for European operations, and Thierry Sam Tamers, director, will represent the company at the event. The three-day conference, to be held at the Oud Sint-Jan Conference Centre, […]

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UK DfT Recommends C14 Analysis to Measure Biofuel Renewable Content

Published on June 2, 2011

In the consultation document published by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) regarding the implementation of the transport elements of the EU Renewable Energy Directive, the DfT is proposing to determine the renewable portion of partially renewable fuels through carbon-14 dating techniques.

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Beta Analytic Joins Two Plastics Conferences in Guangzhou, China

Published on May 20, 2011

Fuming “Steven” Liu, Beta Analytic’s China Operations Manager, has promoted biobased content testing via ASTM D6866 at the Third China International Symposium on the Application of Biodegradable Plastics held in Guangzhou, China. Mr. Liu also visited the the China Import & Export Fair Pazhou Complex for the 25th International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries […]

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BioPlastek 2011 Forum Newsletter Features Biobased Content Analysis

Published on May 17, 2011

The BioPlastek 2011 Forum Newsletter published on May 16, 2011, featured an article about biobased content testing and Beta Analytic President Darden Hood’s participation in BioPlastek 2011 as one of the panelists in the session on “The Future of Bioplastics.”

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ASTM International Releases Latest Version of D6866 Method

Published on May 10, 2011

  The latest version of the ASTM D6866 standard method is now available for download at the ASTM International website. Details on the changes are found in the redline version of the standard. Redline versions allow readers to easily spot additions, deletions, and other changes when comparing the active and previous versions. The revised standard […]

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ASTM D6866 Lab Beta Analytic Joins Industrial Biotechnology Congress

Published on May 8, 2011

Beta Analytic, Inc., will showcase its ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited lab’s services at the 8th World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing, which starts May 8, 2011. Martin Tesini, the company’s Operations Manager for Latin America/Iberian Peninsula, will take charge of Beta Analytic’s tabletop display at the exhibit hall and would welcome any inquiries on biobased or […]

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Beta Introduces ASTM D6866 Testing to Cement Manufacturers in Asia

Published on May 4, 2011

Andrew Pal, Beta Analytic’s Operations Manager for India, was one of the presenters at the 5th Global Fuels Conference for cement and lime held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mr. Pal, who is also the company’s Deputy Manager for Southeast Asia, talked about measuring the renewable carbon content of alternative fuels and their combustion emissions via […]

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Beta Comments on EPA’s Proposed Deferral of Biogenic CO2 Emissions

Published on May 4, 2011

ASTM D6866 lab Beta Analytic Inc. has submitted a public comment on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule for the deferral of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from bioenergy and other biogenic sources. The company is recommending to the EPA that stationary sources combusting mixed fuels use ASTM D6866 testing to accurately measure their biogenic […]

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Beta Analytic Joins 1st World Congress of Bioenergy 2011 in China

Published on April 24, 2011

ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited Beta Analytic, Inc., will participate in the 1st World Congress of Bioenergy (WCBE-2011) to be held at the World Expo Center in Dalian, China, from April 25 to April 30, 2011. Research & Development Associate Pat Patodia and China Operations Manager Fuming “Steven” Liu are representing Beta Analytic at the event.

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