CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBLX), an innovation-driven performance biomaterials company delivering sustainable solutions to the plastics, chemicals and energy industries, announced today that management will make a presentation to investors at the 16 th Annual Needham Growth Conference in New York City on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. ET. A live audio webcast can be accessed through the " Investors" section of the Company's website at www.metabolix.com. Interested parties unable to listen to the live webcast can access an archived version of the webcast on the Company's website for approximately 90 days. About Metabolix Metabolix, Inc. is an advanced biomaterials company that is well positioned to address growing market demand for sustainable solutions in the plastics, chemicals and energy industries. The Company is developing and commercializing a family of high-performance biopolymers targeted to the markets for film and bag applications, performance additives and functional biodegradation. Metabolix's biobased chemicals platform is focused on high-value segments and applications using its novel "FAST" recovery process. The Company also is developing a platform for co-producing plastics, chemicals and energy from crops. Metabolix has established an industry-leading intellectual property portfolio that, together with its knowledge of advanced industrial practice, provides a foundation for industry collaborations. For more information, please visit www.metabolix.com. (MBLX-G) Metabolix Inquiries:Lynne H. Brum, (617) 682-4693, LBrum@metabolix.com SOURCE Metabolix, Inc.