Biocomposites

Specialty hemp-based paper is breakthrough for digital printing

A German papermaker has developed a hemp paper for books and brochures produced on digital printing systems. The specially designed…

October 21, 2021

Plastics startup off to fast start after raising $1 million via crowdfunding

Startup Canadian Industrial Hemp Corporation (CIHC) said it has raised more than $1 million of a $5 million dollar goal…

September 16, 2021

GHA Q&A on decortication today

Dave Greer, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at CannaSystems, will talk about decortication and hemp processing on the Global…

August 5, 2021

Pennsylvania factory to turn out hemp-based plastic products

A Pennsylvania company said it will turn part of a former textile mill into a factory to turn out hemp-based…

July 20, 2021

Broad portfolio drives HempFlax revenues to €14.5m, a 43% increase

Legacy European hemp group HempFlax saw revenues rise 43% in 2020 to €14.5 million, driven in part by a 42% increase…

May 5, 2021

European Commission sets first public session on hemp

The European Commission has set a first-ever public event dedicated specifically to market opportunities in industrial hemp. Commission officials, national…

April 22, 2021

Italian ‘eco-leather’ is new use for dust from hemp fiber

Italian developers have introduced Napee, an "eco-leather" textile containing hemp waste powder that does not use toxic solvents in the…

April 19, 2021

A guitar made from hempwood

Canadian-based boutique guitar maker JOI Guitars has introduced an acoustic guitar made of hempwood. The company said it undertook extensive…

April 19, 2021

Michigan hemp firm stakes claim in advanced manufacturing

A Michigan hemp startup said it secured financing to build a hemp fiber processing factory that is planned to be…

April 15, 2021

Italian region exploring hemp for plastic and cleaning up soil

Authorities in the Italian town of Roccasecca say they will explore the potential for developing a hemp plastics supply chain…

February 5, 2021