Navigation Links
Sustainable Technology Company Cerealus and University of Maine Issued Patent for "Barrier Compositions and Articles"
Date:6/17/2010

Sustainable technology leader Cerealus Holdings, LLC and The University of Maine (UMaine) were recently issued a patent approval for “Barrier Compositions and Articles.” This patent is the intellectual property associated with Holdout™, a sustainable alternative to the fluorocarbon compounds commonly used in food packaging.

Waterville, ME (Vocus) June 17, 2010 — Sustainable technology leader Cerealus Holdings, LLC and The University of Maine (UMaine) were recently issued a patent approval for “Barrier Compositions and Articles.” This patent is the intellectual property associated with Holdout™, a sustainable alternative to the fluorocarbon compounds commonly used in food packaging. Holdout™ utilizes a corn protein, Zein, to create a thermoplastic biopolymer coating for oil and grease resistance (OGR) in a fluorocarbon free food packaging applications. Holdout™ is made from natural and FDA approved materials and has been successfully applied using standard commercial coating equipment. Patent Number 7,737,200 was published June 15, 2010.

“Our Zein-based technology will finally enable consumers to access sustainable and biodegradable food packaging on a wider scale,” noted Tony Jabar, CEO and Founder of Cerealus. “We are pleased to obtain patent approval for the first of what we anticipate to be a successful series of Zein-based products.”

Michael Bilodeau, Director of Process Development at UMaine, added, “Paper companies, packaging converters and food companies have been looking for alternatives to fluorocarbon and synthetic compounds for some time now, and with this patent approval, they now have access to a renewable, non-toxic barrier coating that can be used in a wide array of applications. The Holdout™ coating has been successfully applied using standard commercial coating equipment.”

Cerealus and UMaine also recently teamed up to commercialize CEREGEL™, a patented process improvement technology that enables paper mills to increase paper strength or increases ash or other filler content in the production of fine paper.

Cerealus Holdings, founded in 2004, is a product development and technology commercialization enterprise based in Waterville, Maine. Cerealus collaborates with academic and industrial partners to develop a diverse range of biopolymer based sustainable solutions for current and emerging opportunities in a variety of industries. For more information or product bulletins for Holdout™ or CEREGEL™, visit Cerealus or contact Tom Moore, President of Cerealus at (207) 504-0374 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (207) 504-0374      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/cerealus/holdout/prweb4159524.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related biology technology :

1. Rice, Nanyang Tech collaborate on sustainable nanoelectronics
2. University Research and Science Parks Create Sustainable Innovation
3. Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Features Green Buildings and Sustainable Operations Initiatives and Tour at 2008 BIO
4. Sustainable Oils Receives Regulatory Approval for Feeding Camelina Meal in Livestock Diets
5. Sustainable Oils Names Scott Johnson as General Manager, Expands Management Team for Camelina Research and Production
6. Consumers Looking to Sustainable Food Production to Feed Global Population
7. Aldrich(R) Releases Materials Science Catalog That Includes Products to Advance Sustainable Energy and Nanotechnology Research
8. Oregon theory may help design tomorrows sustainable polymer
9. The EntreTech Forum Presents... Greening Of America - The Conversion of Bio-Agriculture, Bio-Energy, and Bio-Products to Eco-Sustainable Businesses
10. Energy, Biotechnology and Agribusiness Veterans Form SG Biofuels to Develop Jatropha as Low-Cost, Sustainable Oil
11. 3rd Global Jatrophaworld Training 2009... Set to Create and Build a Sustainable non-food Biodiesel Industry
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Sustainable Technology Company Cerealus and University of Maine Issued Patent for "Barrier Compositions and Articles"
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... Disappearing forests and increased emissions are the ... million people each year. Especially those living in larger cities are affected by air ... one of the most pollution-affected countries globally - decided to take action. , “I ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... DIEGO, CALIF. (PRWEB) , ... October 10, 2017 , ... ... as part of its corporate rebranding initiative announced today. The bold new look ... its reach, as the company moves into a significant growth period. , It will ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... Poway, California (PRWEB) , ... October 10, 2017 , ... ... afternoon speaking at his local San Diego Rotary Club. The event ... San Diego, CA and had 300+ attendees. Dr. Harman, DVM, MPVM was joined ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 10, 2017 , ... ... innovation and business process optimization firm for the life sciences and healthcare industries, ... conference in San Francisco. , The presentation, “Automating GxP Validation for Agile ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/30/2017)... Va. , June 30, 2017 ... leading developer and supplier of face and eye ... ATA Featured Product provider program. ... an innovative way to monitor a driver,s attentiveness ... greatly from being able to detect fatigue and ...
(Date:5/16/2017)... TEANECK, N.J. , May 16, 2017  Veratad ... leading provider of online age and identity verification solutions, ... the K(NO)W Identity Conference 2017, May 15 thru May ... Ronald Regan Building and International Trade Center. ... across the globe and in today,s quickly evolving digital ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... The global military biometrics market ... by the presence of several large global players. The ... major players - 3M Cogent, NEC Corporation, M2SYS Technology, ... 61% of the global military biometric market in 2016. ... military biometrics market boast global presence, which has catapulted ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):