Piedmont Chemical launches renewable polyols using Myriant’s biobased succinic acid

December 4, 2012 |

In Delaware and Massachusetts, Piedmont Chemical announced a new offering of renewable, sustainable polyester polyols building-block chemical intermediates used in the production of urethane foams, coatings, adhesives and sealants. Piedmont combines Susterra propanediol from DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products with bio-succinic acid from Myriant produce high-purity, 100 percent bio-based polyols that are functionally equal and cost-competitive with petroleum-derived polyols without requiring green-price premiums.

The technical specification and polyol samples will be available by year-end for urethane producers looking to utilize “green polyols” for their end-market applications.

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