Metabolix Executives to Present at Leading Industry Conferences
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 10, 2013
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ:
MBLX), an innovation-driven bioscience company focused on delivering
sustainable solutions for plastics, chemicals and energy, today announced that
its executives will be presenting at two leading industry conferences in June.
Metabolix President and Chief Executive Officer Richard P. Eno will discuss
trends in the biopolymers industry at Smithers Rapra's Biopolymers Symposium
2013 on June 11, and he will moderate a panel at the Biotechnology Industry
Organization's (BIO) 10^th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology
on June 19. In addition, Max Senechal, Metabolix's vice president of biobased
chemicals, will discuss commercialization strategies for renewable chemicals
at BIO World Congress on June 17.
At the Biopolymers Symposium, Mr. Eno will participate in a panel discussion
with executives from NatureWorks and Virent. The session will focus on the
future of biopolymers, and Mr. Eno will address Metabolix's experience working
with customers to achieve commercial success.
At the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Mr. Senechal will
participate in the "Renewable Chemicals through Strain Engineering and Process
Optimization" panel discussion. Executives and researchers from Green
Biologics, zuChem, PRAJ-Matrix and the University of Illinois will also be
part of the session. Separately, Mr. Eno will be moderating the
"Biomanufacturing at Commercial Scale" panel discussion on commercializing
renewable chemicals with executives from Genomatica, Myriant, Clariant and
Smithers Rapra's Biopolymers Symposium 2013
What: "The Future of Biopolymers" panel discussion
Who: Richard Eno, president and CEO, Metabolix
When: Tuesday, June 11, 2013from 8:40-9:40 a.m.
Where: The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL, 60605
BIO's 10th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology
"Renewable Chemicals through Strain Engineering and Process
What: Optimization" and "Biomanufacturing at Commercial Scale" panel
Who: Max Senechal, vice president of biobased chemicals, and Richard
Eno, president and CEO, Metabolix
When: Monday, June 17 from 8:30-10 a.m. (Senechal) and Wednesday, June
19 from 8-10 a.m. (Eno)
Where: Palais des congres de Montreal
159 Saint-Antoine West, 9th floor
Montreal (Quebec) H2Z 1H2, Canada
Metabolix, Inc. is an innovation-driven bioscience company delivering
sustainable solutions to the plastics, chemicals and energy industries.
Metabolix is developing and commercializing a family of high-performance
biopolymers targeted to the markets for film and bag applications, performance
additives and functional biodegradation. Metabolix's biobased chemicals
platform utilizes its novel "FAST" recovery process to enable the production
of cost-effective, alternative replacements for petroleum-based industrial
chemicals. Metabolix is also developing a platform for co-producing plastics,
chemicals and energy from crops. Metabolix has established an industry-leading
intellectual property portfolio that, together with its knowledge of advanced
industrial practice, provides a foundation for industry collaborations.
For more information, please visit www.metabolix.com. (MBLX-G)
SOURCE Metabolix, Inc.
Contact: Media, Investor and General Inquiries: Lynne H. Brum, 617-682-4693,
LBrum@metabolix.com; or Media Inquiries: Schwartz MSL Boston, Keith Giannini
or Kirsten Swenson, 781-684-0770, email@example.com
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