Colorbiotics, an Ames-based colorant manufacturer, reports it more than doubled its recycling year-over-year. In the first half of 2023, Colorbiotics recycled 1.8 million pounds of materials compared with less than 750,000 pounds the year before. According to a news release, plastics are the primary driver of the increase in recycling for Colorbiotics. High density polyethylene plastic […]

The Business Record announces today the recipients of the 2023 innovationIOWA awards. Ames-based manufacturer Colorbiotics has been selected as the winner of the Corteva Agriscience innovationLEADER of the Year Award. Jeff Reed, owner of several Des Moines-area businesses, is the recipient of the innovationENTREPRENEUR of the Year Award. The recipients of the annual innovationIOWA awards […]