Tate&Lyle and DuPont are Expected to Establish New Biochemical Facility

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10 Apr 2014 13:42 Helen Clark

CHEMMONITOR.COM – DuPont (the US) and Tate&Lyle (the UK), which together form a JV for the production of chemicals from corn glucose, intend to set up their second biochemical facility. The firms plan to boost capacity of bio-propanediol for such materials as carpets and cosmetics.

The process of bio-based propanediol manufacturing involves 40% less energy in comparison with petroleum-based propanediol.

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