In Japan, Mitsui Chemicals has signed a licensing agreement for their acrylamide (AAM) manufacturing technology, the raw material for poly-acrylamide which is used in wastewater treatment and shale gas mining recovery processes, with Kemira OYJ of Finland.
Mitsui Chemicals AAM manufacturing technology uses bio-catalysts, rather than copper catalyst based chemical processes. Kemira is a global over two billion euro water chemistry company that is focused on serving customers in water-intensive industries.
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Category: Chems & Materials