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Coca-Cola and NatureWorks to Sponsor Biopolymers Symposium

The Coca-Cola Company and NatureWorks are the 2 newest sponsors of the 6th annual Biopolymers Symposium 2011, joining Cereplast and Specialty Minerals. This year’s conference is scheduled for September 26-28, 2011 at The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa in Denver, CO, US. Super Early Bird pricing for the Biopolymers Symposium 2011 expires Friday, July 29.

“The support for this year’s conference has been very strong so far. In addition to our sponsors, the Hallstar Company, Evonik Degussa, Gala Industries and Maag Automatik will be exhibiting this year,” said Brian Santos, sponsorship and exhibition manager for IntertechPira. “The Biopolymers Symposium has become the bioplastics industry’s key gathering place for more than 300 leaders to share innovations, experiences, ideas and build relationships.”

“We are proud to offer the most comprehensive bioplastics event in the United States,” added Barbara Rojas, senior conference producer at IntertechPira. “Presentations at this year’s event will cover the most important issues affecting the industry including labeling, technological and materials innovations, insights into developments in the rest of the world, end of life recovery options and much, much more.”

More than 40 of the leading organizations influencing the bioplastics industry including The Coca-Cola Company, Cereplast, the USDA, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association, NatureWorks, European Bioplastics and Stonyfield Farm, Inc will be presenting at this year’s conference. Other organizations on this year’s program include Agència de Residus de Catalunya, Amyris, Inc, Avantium, BASF, BioCor, LLC, the Biodegradable Products Institute, Braskem America, Inc., DuPont, Eco-Cycle, Inc., FPInnovations, Gehr Plastics, Havi Global Solutions, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Institute of Local Self-Reliance, Iowa Corn Growers Association, Merquinsa North America, Inc, Metabolix, Novamont, Organic Waste Systems, Inc (OWS), PepsiCo, Purac, San Francisco Department of the Environment, Solegear, Teknor Apex Company, The Hallstar Company, UL Environment Inc, University of North Texas, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, and Whole Foods Market.

For more information on Biopolymers 2011, to view the complete agenda or to register for the conference, visit http://www.biopolymersummit.com. Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are still available.

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