Tag: Cathay Industrial Biotech

Cathay Industrial Biotech invests $500M to expand biobased materials production

Cathay Industrial Biotech invests $500M to expand biobased materials production

December 15, 2018 |

In China, Cathay Industrial Biotech takes a decisive step to expand its output of bio-based pentamethylene diamine and long-chain diacids with a $500 million investment. This will double Cathay’s production capacity of the respective products at the Wusu site and meet the expanding market demand. Cathay will apply its latest proprietary technologies. Cathay has successfully […]

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Terryl, a Next-Generation Fiber: Innovative, Cost-competitive, Biobased Polyamide for Textiles

Terryl, a Next-Generation Fiber: Innovative, Cost-competitive, Biobased Polyamide for Textiles

November 10, 2014 |

Special to the Digest Cathay Industrial Biotech. has recently introduced Terryl a new biobased polyamide. Many recent biobased chemicals projects have unfortunately encountered challenges competing with existing petrochemical routes from lower cost oil and gas. Commercialization of Terryl, a cost-competitive fiber with excellent textile performance and a significantly sizeable market, may bring back some investor […]

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