Metabolix to Conduct Webcast of Its Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Call

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBLX), an advanced biomaterials company focused on sustainable solutions for the plastics industry, announced today that it will be releasing its second quarter 2015 financial results after the market close on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. The full text of the earnings release also will be available on the Company's website at www.metabolix.com.

The Company will host a conference call on the same day at 4:30 p.m. (ET), during which time senior management will provide an update on the business and answer questions from the investment community.

While shareholders participate in the call in listen-only mode, Metabolix invites shareholders to submit questions for consideration to IR@metabolix.com with the subject line: "Questions for Second Quarter Call" by Thursday, August 6 at noon. Submitted questions will be reviewed and certain ones may be addressed in the prepared remarks or Q&A session of the call.

A live webcast of the call with slides can be accessed through the "Investors" section of the Company's website at www.metabolix.com. To participate in the call, dial toll-free (877) 709-8150 or (201) 689-8354 (international). Interested parties unable to participate in the live call may access an archived version of the webcast on the Company's website. To listen to a telephonic replay of the conference call, dial toll-free (877) 660-6853 or (201) 612-7415 (international) and enter passcode 13613813. The replay will be available beginning at 7:30 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 and will last through 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. In addition, the webcast will be archived on the Company's website in the investor relations section.

About Metabolix

Metabolix, Inc. is an innovation-driven specialty materials company focused on delivering high-performance biopolymer solutions to customers in the plastics industry. Metabolix's Mirel® biopolymers, which are derived from renewable resources, are a family of biobased performance additives and specialty resins based on PHA (polyhydroxyalkanoates). Metabolix's proprietary biotechnology platform enables the creation of specialty biopolymers for use in a broad range of applications such as construction and packaging materials, as well as industrial, consumer and personal care products.

For more information, please visit www.metabolix.com. (MBLX-E)

CONTACT: Metabolix Contact: Lynne H. Brum, (617) 682-4693, LBrum@metabolix.com

Source:Metabolix, Inc.

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