14.2.2006: Meldung: ADM and Metabolix Announce First Commercial Plant For PHA Natural Plastics
About Metabolix Founded in 1992, Metabolix, Inc. uses sophisticated biotechnology to produce environmentally friendly performance materials from renewable resources. Metabolix is the world leader in applying the advanced tools of metabolic engineering and molecular biology to efficiently produce PHA biobased natural plastics in microbial systems and directly in non-food plant crops. For more information, please visit www.metabolix.com.
About ADM Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is a world leader in agricultural processing and fermentation technology. ADM is one of the world"s largest processors of soybeans, corn, wheat and cocoa. ADM is also a leader in the production of soy meal and oil, ethanol, corn sweeteners and flour. In addition, ADM produces value-added food and feed ingredients. Headquartered in Decatur, Illinois, ADM has over 25,000 employees, more than 250 processing plants and net sales for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2005 of $35.9 billion. Additional information can be found on ADM"s Web site at http://www.admworld.com.
Archer Daniels Midland Company Contact:
Brian Peterson, Senior Vice President-Corporate Affairs
James J. Barber
President and CEO