Overview

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IPO / Stock
Went Public on Nov 17, 2006 / NASDAQ:MBLX
Headquarters:
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Description:
Metabolix offers sustainable solutions for the plastics, chemicals and energy industries.
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Categories:
Energy, Chemical, Biotechnology
Website:
http://www.metabolix.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
1992
Contact:
1(617) 583-1700
Employees:
101 - 250 | 7 in Crunchbase

Founded in 1992, Metabolix is an innovative company seeking sustainable solutions for the plastic industry. With capabilities in advanced scientific knowledge, Metabolix integrated our biotechnology research with real world application. Now, Metabolix is focusing on the use of Mirel® PHA biopolymers as an alternative to PVC and PLA. We hope to develop a more effective and efficient solution for the industry.

Funding Rounds (2) - $31M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Aug, 2014$25M / Post Ipo Equity2
May, 2011$6M / Grant2

Current Team (7)

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Products (7)

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  • Due to the growing demand of traditional plastic, Metabolix Biopolymers became a sustainable alternative to meet the performance.
  • Metabolix’s modifiers can be used as performance additives for PVC and PLA to improve the performance without taking biobased content away.
  • Metabolix converts their own biobased material into applications to understand the functional biodegradation in different circumstances.
  • Metabolix PHA technology is a platform for developing renewable chemicals, which can be applied to C2 to C6 chemicals.
  • Metabolix developed a genetic engineering system for different plant crops, such as switchgrass and oilseeds, to increase PHB production.
  • Metabolix’s process is price competitive and that developing and commercializing C3 renewable chemicals represents another attractive
  • Metabolix has developed a proprietary and cost effective direct route for producing renewable GBL and has demonstrated that GBL can also be

Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Metabolix

    21 Erie Street

    Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

    United States

  • Biopolymers Group office

    650 Suffolk Street

    Lowell, Massachusetts 01854

    United States

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