Tag: Adipic acid

Hot Prospects for Chemicals from Biomass

Hot Prospects for Chemicals from Biomass

June 16, 2016 |

By Terry Mazanec and Kapil Lokare, Lee Enterprises Consulting Special to The Digest A major theme of 21st Century industrial development will be replacement of fossil resources by renewable resources in the production of fuels and chemicals.  Due to their massive scale and cost, the rate of displacing fossil facilities will necessarily be evolutionary rather than […]

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Rennovia and Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies to collaborate for glucaric acid, adipic acid project

Rennovia and Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies to collaborate for glucaric acid, adipic acid project

March 23, 2014 |

In California, Rennovia and Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies have announced a collaboration to develop, demonstrate, and commercialize catalytic process technologies for the production of bio-based glucaric acid and adipic acid. Under the collaboration, Rennovia and JM Davy will work together to develop and demonstrate the processes based on Rennovia’s technology for the catalytic aerobic oxidation […]

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The Magic Word is…Adipic. Looking at Verdezyne and its bull markets

The Magic Word is…Adipic. Looking at Verdezyne and its bull markets

December 21, 2011 |

Holy Capex, Batman! The race to commercial-scale adipic acid is on. Does it matter? You bet your green nylons it does, Robin. Here’s why. Myself, the only five syllable word I have learned to use reliably is “Philadelphia”, but there’s this seven-syllable doozy going around you might as well know something about: renewablechemicals. It is […]

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Nylon from the sun: Verdezyne opens pilot plant for bio-based adipic acid

Nylon from the sun: Verdezyne opens pilot plant for bio-based adipic acid

December 1, 2011 |

In California, Verdezyne has opened its first pilot plant to produce adipic acid, a key component of nylon 6,6. The new facility, located in Carlsbad, California will be used to accelerate the commercialization of Verdezyne’s bio-based adipic acid, which is one of two components used to manufacture ‘green’ nylon 6,6 and thermoplastic polyurethane resins from […]

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