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Beta Analytic Talks Biobased Content Testing at Biowerkstoff Kongress

Published on March 17, 2011

Beta Analytic Deputy Manager for European Operations Alexander Shroff presented an overview on measuring biobased content of bioplastics and composites via ASTM D6866 testing on the second day of the 4th Biowerkstoff Kongress (4th International Congress on Bio-based Plastics and Composites). Mr. Shroff was one of the speakers of the two-day event, which featured the […]

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Beta Analytic Presents Biobased Content Testing at UK NNFCC Event

Published on March 10, 2011

Beta Analytic’s Alex Shroff talked about the correlation between a material’s biobased content and its carbon-14 levels during his presentation at a National Non-Food Crops Centre (NNFCC) conference focused on “Linking Bio-Based Materials to Renewable Energy Production.” He also described how a material’s biobased content is measured via ASTM D6866 testing.

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ASTM Provides Details on USDA BioPreferred Label Application Process

Published on February 22, 2011

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded a contract to ASTM International to take charge of biobased product certification for its BioPreferred Labeling Program. On its website, ASTM International has provided details for interested parties who want to apply to the program. ASTM International is also in charge of evaluating and granting approval to third-party […]

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USDA BioPreferred Program – Federal Procurement vs Voluntary Labeling

Published on February 16, 2011

The United States Department of Agriculture administers the BioPreferred Program, which was created by the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (FSRIA or 2002 Farm Bill) and extended through provisions of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (FCEA or 2008 Farm Bill). The BioPreferred Program consists of two initiatives – the […]

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Beta Promotes ASTM D6866 Testing at Annual Bio-Based Chemicals Summit

Published on February 14, 2011

Beta Analytic, Inc., invites participants of the 2nd Annual Next Generation Bio-Based Chemicals Summit to visit its booth during the four-day event to be held at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa in San Diego, California. The summit starts on February 14, 2011. Beta Analytic Business Development Manager Mauricio Larenas will be available at […]

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Beta Analytic to Open Forwarding Facility in North Sydney, Australia

Published on January 23, 2011

ASTM D6866 services provider Beta Analytic continues to expand its global presence by setting up a sample forwarding office in North Sydney, Australia. This is the company’s fifth location outside the USA.

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USDA BioPreferred Labeling Program Requires Biobased Content Testing

Published on January 21, 2011

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has finalized the guidelines for its BioPreferred Voluntary Labeling Program, under which eligible manufacturers and distributors of domestic and imported biobased products can affix a USDA Certified Biobased Product label to the approved goods and related promotional materials. The label discloses the biobased content of the product, the packaging material, […]

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ASTM D6866 Lab Beta Analytic Sets up New Office in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Published on January 17, 2011

To further improve its services for clients in Latin America, Beta Analytic Inc. has opened a new sample shipping facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This is the company’s fourth office abroad.

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Beta Analytic Introduces ASTM D6866 Testing at Enerstate 2010 India

Published on January 6, 2011

Andrew Pal, Beta Analytic research associate, introduced the ASTM D6866 method to renewable energy project managers and researchers present at the First International Conference on Clean Energy Technologies and Energy Efficiency for Sustainable Development (Enerstate 2010), which was held in Dehradun, India, from December 27 to December 29, 2010. Mr. Pal had a booth at […]

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Beta Analytic Receives ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Re-Accreditation

Published on January 3, 2011

Beta Analytic, Inc. has reaffirmed its commitment to provide high-quality ASTM D6866, CEN 15747, CEN 15591, and EN 15440 testing services by maintaining its technical competence and the quality of its lab management system as required by its ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation. The company received its re-accreditation in late December 2010.

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