“To do good, you actually have to do something”

Yvon Chouinard  /  reluctant businessman

 
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Material Development Portfolio

Tecniq shatters the myth that innovation and sustainability are mutually exclusive goals. Our portfolio of high-performance materials is proof.

 
 

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BIOM Biofoam

Biom

BIÓM® is the world's only certified 100% biodegradable and 100% carbon neutral rigid watercraft foam. The foam is produced in a patented process that utilizes converted locally abundant sugarcane biomass (certified GMO-free) that is polymerized and either expanded or extruded into rigid foam.

 

         

        

Greenius

Greenius

Greenius™ is a patented line of GMO-free plant-based bioplastic resins that are 100% biodegradable and compostable according to EN 13432 standards. All Greenius™ bioplastics are free from plasticizers, endocrine disruptors, BPA, and phthalates.

 

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Hydrozote

Hydrozote

HydroZOTE® is a new breed of floatation foam owned by Zotefoams plc and co-developed with Tecniq. The foam is USCG approved, ultra-lightweight, virtually waterproof, and measurably more buoyant than competing floatation foams. It contains none of the carcinogens found in competing floatation foams and uses no blowing agents. It also doesn’t out-gas, which means there is no chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) or hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) present. 

 

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Biode (in development)

Biode® is a patent-pending high performance fabric derived from bio-based feedstocks (GMO-free). For use in sportswear, activewear, and outerwear, Biode® is the ideal replacement for synthetic fabric compositions—making garments more sustainable. Additionally, Biode® benefits from renewably sourced pigments and biopolymer pigment carriers for creating a truly compostable fabric solution.

 

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CAnnavas (in development)

CANNAVAS® provides all the warmth and softness of a natural textile, with a superior durability seldom found in other materials. The strong fibers make CANNAVAS® withstand harsh conditions—be it weather, work, or daily life.

 

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Yooze (in development)

Yooze® develops a line of patent-pending, highly disruptive reusable hydration bottles produced with recycled and recyclable materials.