Metabolix Inc. is an advanced biomaterials company focused on delivering sustainable solutions to the plastics industry.

I6003 is an effective biobased PHA copolymer modifier for PVC 

Metabolix has launched I6003, a new performance additive to improve the processing and performance of recycled PVC.

Mirel® PHA Micropowders

Metabolix is developing PHA micropowders to replace             non-biodegradable plastic microbeads in personal care applications.

Mirel® a-PHA copolymer modifiers for PLA

Metabolix has developed a range of Mirel® a-PHA copolymers that are effective polymeric modifiers for polylactic acid (PLA).

PHA Latex

PHA Latex Barrier Coating

Metabolix is developing PHA latex technology to coat paper and card board.


yield bioscience

Yield10 Bioscience is creating a new crop science paradigm to produce step changes in crop yield to enhance global food security.

Biobased Additives for PVC

How does PHA improve PVC?

Our PHA polymeric additives improve the processing, performance and recycling of PVC. Contact us and we can fill you in on the advantages of PHA additives for PVC applications.

Biodegradable Plastic

Environmentally Friendly Alternatives for Products

Metabolix biopolymers are innovative biobased and biodegradeable plastic alternatives that provide consistent performance while reducing environmental waste.

News and Events
May 18, 2016
Metabolix Raises $2 Million in Amendment to Licensing Deal with Tepha
May 16, 2016
Metabolix Evaluating Strategic Alternatives for its Specialty PHA Biopolymers Business and Yield10 Bioscience Program
April 7, 2016
Metabolix to Highlight Mirel PHA Biopolymers in Packaging Applications at SustPack 2016
April 1, 2016
Metabolix releases 2015 results, announces MOU
March 30, 2016
Metabolix Signs PHA Manufacturing Deal
March 30, 2016
Metabolix to make bioplastics in Iowa
March 29, 2016
Metabolix Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results
March 29, 2016
Metabolix Signs MOU with CJ CheilJedang for Strategic Commercial Manufacturing Arrangement
March 22, 2016
Metabolix to Conduct Webcast of Its Fourth Quarter 2015 Earnings Call
March 22, 2016
Metabolix to Highlight Use of Mirel PHA Biopolymers as Performance Modifiers in PLA Applications at Innovation Takes Root 2016