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Kraig Biocraft begins production at new Indiana plant
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Oct '16
Developer of spider silk based fibres Kraig Biocraft has successfully started production at its new Indiana plant with the hatching of more than 40,000 silkworms. With this start up on schedule, the company expects to produce the necessary volume of recombinant spider silk, to fulfil its contract with the US Government on time and on budget.

Kraig Biocraft also has a ready to hatch large inventory of silkworm eggs, and over the next few weeks, plans to ramp up the hatch rate.

The company will be increasing production capacity of the Indiana facility in the next few months, for which, it will also plant thousands of mulberry trees. (AR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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