For c2renew, crop residue is an opportunity

Company hoping to see full production of biobased biofiller for plastics by end of 2013

A Fargo-based business named c2renew is combining agriculture’s leftovers such as sunflower, oat hulls, sugar beet pulp and flax stalks with plastics to create biocomposites that can be used in endless ways.

“Basically, we take residual biomass from different agricultural processes and we manipulate those into fillers for plastics,” said Chad Ulven, co-founder and chief technology officer for the company.

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Tags: manufacturing, technology, business, agriculture, sunflowers, flax, plastics, crops, petrol


Prairie Business, 2013-07-01.


c2renew Corporation
North Dakota State University (NDSU)
Society of the Plastics Industry Inc (SPI)


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