Metabolix, Inc. is an advanced biomaterials company. The Company is engaged in the business of developing and commercializing technologies for the production of polymers and chemicals in microbes and plants. It is focused on delivering solutions to the plastics industry. It has its operations in the microbial genetics, fermentation process engineering, chemical engineering, polymer science, plant genetics and botanical science. The Company offers three lines of products: biopolymers, bio-based chemicals and crop-based technologies. Its biopolymers include performance additives and functional biodegradation products, such as I6001, I6003rp, Mirel a-PHA copolymer modifier, Mirel Micropowders and Mirel P1003, F1005 for injection molding, among others. The Company's bio-based chemicals include Bio-based GBL/BDO and Bio-based Acrylic Acid. It also develops crop-based technology to co-produce renewable industrial chemicals with bioenergy in integrated bio refineries.