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DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Mon May 27, 2013 07:45 PM CDT

DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- A Nebraska company that is manufacturing a distillers grains-based plastic resin enhancer will begin phase one of production at their facility in Laurel, Neb., soon.

Laurel BioComposite, LLC, is producing Bio-Res, the company's patented bio-material. It uses dried distillers grains which are made into a dry-ground product that is pelleted and mixed with polypropylene or polyethylene, the two most widely used resin systems. Thermal plastics cover about 50% of the plastic industry. The product is a light-colored material that can be used in a variety of colored plastics well suited for such applications as shipping, lawn ...

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