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Clariant working directly with farmers to help develop supply chain for Romanian sunliquid® plant

Clariant working directly with farmers to help develop supply chain for Romanian sunliquid® plant

March 19, 2019 |

In Romania, Clariant is providing farmers in Oltenia with the opportunity to transform straw into an additional source of income. As part of the first official workshop organized by the company for farmers in the Oltenia region, the attendants had the opportunity to learn more about the sunliquid® plant being built by Clariant in Podari […]

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Neste and Clariant launch partnership by developing renewable ethylene and propylene

Neste and Clariant launch partnership by developing renewable ethylene and propylene

November 6, 2018 |

In Finland, Neste and Clariant have signed an agreement for a new partnership to join forces in developing and making new sustainable material solutions accessible to a variety of industries. In the first phase of the partnership, companies will start replacing fossil-based ethylene and propylene used in Clariant’s top-quality hot-melt adhesives, with monomers derived from […]

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Clariant breaks ground on commercial-scale sunliquid plant in Romania

Clariant breaks ground on commercial-scale sunliquid plant in Romania

September 12, 2018 |

In Romania, Clariant officially started construction of the first large-scale commercial sunliquid plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol made from agricultural residues. At the flagship facility, the sunliquid technology developed by the company is being used on an industrial scale for the first time. At full capacity, the plant will process around 250,000 tons […]

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Global Bioenergies and Clariant team on bio-based polymer for cosmetic creams and lotions

Global Bioenergies and Clariant team on bio-based polymer for cosmetic creams and lotions

January 3, 2018 |

In France, Global Bioenergies and Clariant announced the development of a new bio-based polymer for cosmetic creams and lotions, which is derived from renewable isobutene. Developed with Global Bioenergies’ sugar-based isobutene, Clariant’s new ingredient is a rheology modifier that influences formulation viscosity and achieves specific sensorial and texturizing properties for creams and lotions. It contains more […]

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Now deploying at commercial scale: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Clariant’s sunliquid cellulosic ethanol technology

Now deploying at commercial scale: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Clariant’s sunliquid cellulosic ethanol technology

November 29, 2017 |

Clariant’s sunliquid technology for the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass into sugars, followed by fermentation to cellulosic ethanol, is flexible to be used to convert different feedstocks on a regional basis, for example corn stover in North America, bagasse in South America or wheat straw in Europe and can be adapted to various plant concepts. The […]

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Clariant looking for licensing partners in China to tap 2G market

Clariant looking for licensing partners in China to tap 2G market

November 7, 2017 |

In China, Clariant is looking for local partners to license its sunliquid advanced biofuel technology in the country to help reach the E10 blending mandate set for 2020 with an eye on advanced biofuels for 2025. In addition, the government wants to see a 50,000 metric ton per year advanced biofuel demonstration facility set up, […]

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Clariant to invest in new 50,000 ton Romanian sunliquid® plant

Clariant to invest in new 50,000 ton Romanian sunliquid® plant

October 31, 2017 |

In Romania, Clariant announced the approval by the Board of Directors to invest in a new full-scale commercial plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues using its sunliquid® technology. The new plant, with an annual production capacity of 50,000 tons, will be built in the southwestern part of Romania. The facility will […]

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Clariant to build flagship cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania: 8-figure sales potential envisioned

Clariant to build flagship cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania: 8-figure sales potential envisioned

October 31, 2017 |

In Germany, Clariant’s board has approved investment in a new full-scale commercial plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues using its sunliquid technology. The new plant, with an annual production capacity of 50.000 tons, will be built in the southwestern part of Romania. The facility will be a flagship site, confirming competitiveness […]

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Slovakia’s Enviral licenses Clariant’s sunliquid technology

Slovakia’s Enviral licenses Clariant’s sunliquid technology

September 18, 2017 |

In Germany, Enviral has acquired a license to use Clariant’s sunliquid technology as part of its goal to realize a full scale commercial cellulosic ethanol plant for the commercial production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues. This new plant will be owned and operated by Enviral and is planned to be integrated into the existing […]

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Clariant cellulosic ethanol donation: 1,000 Malagasy Families Cooking Safer, Cleaner

Clariant cellulosic ethanol donation: 1,000 Malagasy Families Cooking Safer, Cleaner

June 11, 2017 |

In Germany, Clariant and Project Gaia announced the donation of approximately 24m3 of cellulosic ethanol from Clariant’s pre-commercial sunliquid plant in Straubing, Germany to a commercial ethanol cooking program in Madagascar, run by Project Gaia’s partner, Clean Cooking Madagascar (CCM). The donation will provide a month’s worth of cooking fuel for 1,000 Malagasy families. The […]

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