3-D printing with Algix’ Alga

Matt Stultz writes in MakeZine.com about Algix’ unique 3-D printing filament created with a combination of algae and Polylactic Acid (PLA) – a biodegradable thermoplastic derived from renewable resources such as corn starch or sugarcane. This environmentally friendly filament requires less plastic because it’s…

Algix demos algae process for Chinese partners

Randall Hammons writes for themeridianstar.com that a delegation from China is in Meridian, Mississippi, to learn from Algix, its business partner, about making biodegradable products from algae. The 17-member delegation has been visiting all week from Yixing, China, a city with 1.3 million people…

Algix & Effekt introduce algae-derived flexible foams

Meridian, Mississippi-based Algix LLC, a leading producer of algae bio-products, and Effekt LLC, an environmentally minded product and material development company in San Diego, CA, have announced the creation of the world’s first algae-derived flexible foams. Both companies are joining forces in a joint venture entitled…

Algix and CA waste treatment plant talking algae for plastics

Kevin Valine at the Modesto Bee writes that the California city of Modesto may sell the algae that grows in its roughly 1,000 acres of sewer ponds at its Jennings Road wastewater treatment plant to Algix, a Mississippi-based company that dries the algae and turns it into pellets to make biodegradable plastic…

A.I.M.’s 2014 Year in Review—Part 1

So what happened in the world of algae over the past year? While to many this question might conjure up images of algae-bloomed beaches, Toledo’s toxic water curse of the summer, or maybe just a thought that the concept of algal biofuel has gone bye bye in the wake of cheap oil… [Read the full story]

Solaplast algae-to-plastics facility to open 11/14

Algix, parent company of Solaplast, will be inaugurating their algae-to-plastic facility in Meridian, Mississippi, on November 14, 2014. Solaplast’s facility will be focused on resin formulation, using state-of-the-art…

Algix opens algae-to-plastics facility in Georgia

Josh Bergeron writes in The Selma Times-Journal that Bogart, Georgia-based Algix has just opened its newest facility in Dallas County, developed to turn catfish-pond algae into biodegradable plastic…

Better smelling algae-based plastics at Pack Expo

Dordan Manufacturing, a premiere plastic thermoform packaging design and manufacturing company, will be displaying thermoformed samples of ALGIX’s colored algae-plastic at International Pack Expo…

Algix Developing Algal-based Plastics

Algix, LLC is a bioplastics company developing novel thermoplastic formulations and resins using feedstocks from renewable sources. The Algix Bio-resins derive up to 70% of their feedstock from aquatic biomass obtained from nitrogen and…