Vancouver’s Solegear Bioplastics Receives Award at Banff Venture Forum

November 6, 2012   Company Posts



VANCOUVER, BC–(November 6, 2012) Solegear Bioplastics Inc., a developer of award-winning bioplastic technologies, is pleased to announce it has been recognized by the Banff Venture Forum with the 2012 Best Presenting Company Award – Energy & Cleantech.


“It is an honour to have been selected for this award by the professional investors in attendance at the Banff Venture Forum,” says Solegear founder and CEO, Toby Reid. “Solegear is fortunate to be receiving increased attention for our engagement of Fortune 1000 brands, our unique value proposition and our capital efficient business model. After a successful Series A financing this past summer, we have continued to make progress with our commercialization, and this award serves as a significant validation of our plans to make Solegear a global leader in the bioplastics industry.”


By creating a network of strategic partners for R&D, distribution and fulfillment, Solegear has been able to access cutting-edge researchers to deliver high-performance bioplastic products at a competitive price. This capital-efficient business model has also continued to attract attention both from customers and the investment community.


“We are very positive about the significant progress that the Solegear team has made. This award further illustrates the keen interest in the burgeoning bioplastics sector, as well as Solegear’s unique business model that is allowing us to bring these innovations quickly and cost effectively to meet our customers’ sustainability needs,” says Paul Antoniadis, Solegear Executive Chair.


For more information, please contact:

Solegear Bioplastics Inc.
Stephanie Zahn, CMO