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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 Arlington Gateway Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. Mr. Hood will also be available at the company's table top exhibit until March 30, 2012. Read More

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, Germany, ends on March 22, 2012. Green Polymer Chemistry 2012 is an international conference focusing on the market potential for the production of conventional polymers from sustainable sources. Read More

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 is held at the Hotel Pullman Quellenhof from March 5 to March 6, 2012. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

USDA to Hold Webinar on Biobased Products in Operations and Cleaning

Published on December 5, 2011

Following the success of its webinar on the BioPreferred Federal Procurement Preference Program in November, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide another technical seminar on December 6, 2011, 1:30 - 2:30 PM EST via live streaming. The webinar will focus on biobased products in operations, maintenance, and cleaning. Read More

Beta Analytic Presents at Pacific Rim Summit in Malaysia

Published on November 22, 2011

ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited Beta Analytic Inc. is participating at the Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology & BioEnergy currently underway at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Ms. Pat Patodia, Beta Analytic's Research Associate, will discuss "Measuring the Biobased Content of Renewable Chemicals and Biofuels via ASTM D6866." Read More

Carbon-14 Lab Presents at Futureproofing Thermal Treatment Conference

Published on November 18, 2011

Deputy manager for European operations Alex Shroff presented the Carbon-14 method to participants of the Futureproofing Thermal Treatment Conference organized by the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CWIM). The conference presented different methods available for sampling and measuring biogenic carbon content of mixed waste streams and the current existing options for the sustainable treatment of air pollution control (APC) residues. Read More

Agrobiobase.com Features ASTM D6866 Testing

Published on September 1, 2011

An article about ASTM D6866 testing is now available at Agrobiobase.com, an online database listing commercial biobased products around the world. Maintained and supported by the competitiveness cluster Industries & Agro-Resources (IAR), the website contains a directory of bioproducts and the companies producing them. As of February 2014, the database features more than 250 products and is viewed by 3,000 visitors monthly. More than 200 contacts between customers and suppliers were generated by the website in 2013. Read More

USDA Turns Spotlight on Michigan’s Biobased Industry

Published on August 25, 2011

On August 22, 2011, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack toured MBI International, a bio-manufacturing research facility located in Lansing, Michigan, as part of the government's efforts to support the creation and production of biobased products in order to create jobs, add value to agricultural commodities, and reduce the country's dependence on foreign oil. He was joined by Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Read More