Founded:
1992
Headquarters:
Cambridge, MA
Description:
Metabolix offers sustainable solutions for the plastics, chemicals and energy industries.
Founders:
Anthony J. Sinskey
Categories:
Biotechnology, Clean Technology
Website:
http://www.metabolix.com/default.aspx

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Founded in 1992, Metabolix, Inc. is an innovation driven bioscience company focused on providing sustainable solutions for the world's needs for plastics, chemicals and energy. The Company is taking a systems approach, from gene to end product, integrating sophisticated biotechnology with advanced industrial practice. Metabolix is now developing and commercializing Mirel(TM), a family of high performance bioplastics which are biobased and biodegradable alternatives to many petroleum-based plastics. Metabolix is also developing a proprietary platform technology for co-producing plastics, chemicals and energy, from crops such as switchgrass, oilseeds and sugarcane.

Current Team (8)

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Past Team (10)

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Board Members and Advisors (7)

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Products (8)

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    Crop-based Technologies

    Metabolix is making advancements in crop-based technologies, developing genetic engineering...
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    Biobased Acrylic Acid

    Metabolix’s process is price competitive and that developing and commercializing C3 renewable...
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    Biobased GBL/BDO

    Metabolix has developed a proprietary and cost effective direct route for producing renewable GBL...
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    Biobased Chemicals

    Metabolix's PHA technology is used as a platform for developing a number of renewable...
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    Functional Biodegradation

    Mirel biopolymer resins biodegrade properly in marine life, an important function for...
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    Performance Additives

    Metabolix is developing biopolymers as performance additives for PVC and PLA compounds.
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    Biopolymer Resin Film & Compostable Bags

    Metabolix's biopolymer resins have allowed for the development of a sustainable alternative...
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    Biopolymers

    Metabolix biopolymers are made using renewable carbon based feedstocks, making them 100% biobased.

Investors (5)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    21 Erie St.

    Cambridge, MA 02139

    USA

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