| Nasdaq: MBLX
Metabolix, Inc. is a bioscience company which delivers sustainable solutions to the plastics, chemicals, and energy industries. It operates through single segment, which is the business of developing and commercializing technologies for the production of polymers and chemicals in plants and in microbes. The company is developing and commercializing Mirel and Mvera, a family of bioplastics which are biobased and biodegradable alternatives to many petroleum-based plastics. It is also developing a platform for co-producing plastics, chemicals and energy from crops. The company targets its products in four market segments: Agriculture/Horticulture, Compost & Organic Waste Diversion, Marine & Aquatic, and Sustainable Packaging. Metabolix was founded by Anthony J. Sinskey, Simon F. Williams and Oliver P. Peoples in June 1992 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.