Cereplast Hybrid 651D Nominated for MATERIALICA 2012 Award
OMXEL SEGUNDO, Calif., 2012-08-23 14:00 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --Cereplast, Inc. (Nasdaq:CERP), a leading manufacturer of proprietary biobased,sustainable bioplastics, today announced that Hybrid 651D has been nominatedfor the MATERIALICA 2012 award in the "Material" category. Out of approximatelyone hundred submissions, eight materials, including Cereplast Hybrid 651D, wereselected for the "Material" category. Cereplast's Hybrid 651D is the onlybioplastic material that was nominated for this year's award. The silver, goldand "best-of" awards will be announced during the awards ceremony on October23, 2012 at MATERIALICA 2012, the 15th International Trade Fair for MaterialsApplications, Surface Technology and Product Engineering, which will take placeat the Munich Trade Fair Center.MATERIALICA is Europe's top event for material-driven and supplier-orientedproduct innovations. The future-oriented innovative field of "lightweightdesign" continues to set the course for a new age in electric mobility,aerospace, new energy and automotive industries as well as groundbreakingproduct developments in the sports and leisure arena. This is why the tradefair MATERIALICA is specifically highlighting Lightweight Design this year. Thefocus will be on innovative lightweight concepts for the consumer sectorsmentioned above.A new addition to the Cereplast Hybrid Resins product line, Hybrid 651D is thefirst EA and starch hybrid resin. Hybrid 651D is a tough, soft touch, pliablematerial that is ideal for extrusions and soft injection moldable applications,providing the desirable properties of conventional EA while offering a lowercarbon footprint and expanding the range of properties available for durablebioplastic materials. It can be used for the manufacture of consumer goods andpackaging, footwear, handbags and other fashion accessories, as well as wireand cable insulation, soft plastic goods such as tubes and hoses and adhesionlayers for multi-layer films.About Cereplast, Inc.Cereplast, Inc. (Nasdaq:CERP) designs and manufactures proprietary biobased,sustainable bioplastics which are used as substitutes for traditional plasticsin all major converting processes - such as injection molding, thermoforming,blow molding and extrusions - at a pricing structure that is competitive withtraditional plastics. On the cutting-edge of biobased plastic materialdevelopment, Cereplast now offers resins to meet a variety of customer demands.Cereplast Compostables resins are ideally suited for single-use applicationswhere high biobased content and compostability are advantageous, especially inthe food service industry. Cereplast Sustainables resins combine high biobasedcontent with the durability and endurance of traditional plastic, making themideal for applications in industries such as automotive, consumer electronicsand packaging. Learn more at www.cereplast.com. You may also visit theCereplast social networking pages at Facebook.com/Cereplast,Twitter.com/Cereplast and Youtube.com/Cereplastinc.The Cereplast, Inc. logo is available athttp://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=9567 CONTACT: Cereplast, Inc. Public Relations Nicole Cardi (310) 615-1900 x154 email@example.com Investor Relations: Alliance Advisors, LLC Alan Sheinwald 914-669-0222 firstname.lastname@example.org www.AllianceAdvisors.netCopyright 2012 OMX AB (publ).