Tag: glycol

Crossing the chasm to scale: S2G goes commercial with bioglycols

Crossing the chasm to scale: S2G goes commercial with bioglycols

June 18, 2016 |

They call it the Valley of Death, but it’s a complete misnomer. It’s the “nearly impassible Khumbu Icefalls” of Death — filled with chasms, crevasses and painful progress towards the summit in the far distance. But some make it through. They might have final scale-up and commercial success still to achieve — Everest still ahead of […]

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S2G Biochemicals begins commercial production of bio-based glycols

S2G Biochemicals begins commercial production of bio-based glycols

April 25, 2016 |

In Tennessee, S2G Biochemicals has begun commercial-scale production of bio-based glycols, a drop-in replacement for chemicals used in resins, PET/PEF plastic drink containers, cosmetics, and more, at the Memphis site of its partner, Pennakem LLC. S2G’s proprietary process has been integrated into Pennakem’s existing chemical facility to convert non-food waste into sugar-based glycols. “Today’s announcement […]

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