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June 14th, 2004

Nanotech starch may be cardboard's new glue

John Van Leeuwen, chief executive of EcoSynthetix Inc., was worried that his company's technology was too boring to interest attendees at last month's NanoBusiness conference in New York. While the Lansing, Mich.-firm's product, EcoSphere cardboard adhesive, based on nanoparticles of starch, isn't exactly sexy; it is an intriguing illustration of how small tech can improve production of a low-tech cardboard box.


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