CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBLX), an innovation-driven, performance biomaterials company delivering sustainable solutions to the plastics and chemicals industries, announced today that it will be releasing its first quarter 2014 financial results after the market close on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. 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. 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) 709-8155 or (201) 689-8881 (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 Interested parties unable to participate in the live call may access an archived version of the webcast on the Company's website.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 pass code 13579894. The replay will be available beginning at 7:30 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 and will last through 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. In addition, the webcast will be archived on the Company's website in the investor relations section. About Metabolix Metabolix, Inc. is an advanced biomaterials company that is well positioned to address growing market demand for sustainable solutions in the plastics and chemicals industries. The Company is developing and commercializing a family of high-performance biopolymers targeted to the markets for performance additives, including film and bags, 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 and chemicals 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.