Tag: PEF

Avantium and Sukano sign offtake agreement to develop masterbatches for PEF

Avantium and Sukano sign offtake agreement to develop masterbatches for PEF

April 10, 2022 |

In the Netherlands, Avantium N.V. signed a conditional offtake agreement with Sukano AG, an expert in additive and colour masterbatches and compounds for polyester and specialty resins. With PEF from Avantium’s FDCA Flagship Plant, Sukano will develop masterbatches for PEF resins, facilitating fast adoption in many diversified markets and thus accelerating the growth of PEF. […]

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Avantium reaches Financial Close for its FDCA Flagship Plant

Avantium reaches Financial Close for its FDCA Flagship Plant

April 3, 2022 |

In the Netherlands, Avantium N.V., a renewable chemistry tech company, said it reached Financial Close for the construction of its FDCA Flagship Plant in Delfzijl, the Netherlands. The world’s first commercial FDCA factory is set to produce 5 kilotonnes of FDCA (furandicarboxylic acid) per annum, the key building block for the 100% fossil-free, recyclable polymer […]

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Exclusive Digest Q&A with Avantium’s CEO about World’s 1st FDCA Flagship Plant

Exclusive Digest Q&A with Avantium’s CEO about World’s 1st FDCA Flagship Plant

March 13, 2022 |

The stars were aligning for the world’s 1st FDCA Flagship Plant construction when Avantium’s shareholders granted the requested approvals for all items on the agenda related to it earlier this year with an expected operational date of 2024, enabling the commercial launch of PEF from 2024 onwards. So what’s the status now? What’s the inside […]

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Avantium shareholders give green light for world’s 1st FDCA Flagship Plant construction

Avantium shareholders give green light for world’s 1st FDCA Flagship Plant construction

January 30, 2022 |

In the Netherlands, Avantium’s shareholders granted the requested approvals for all items on the agenda related to the positive Final Investment Decision on the construction of the world’s first FDCA Flagship Plant taken in December 2021. Avantium expects the FDCA Flagship Plant will be operational in 2024, enabling the commercial launch of PEF from 2024 […]

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Birth of a New Molecule at Scale – Avantium’s big milestone for FDCA Flagship Plant and PEF plastic

Birth of a New Molecule at Scale – Avantium’s big milestone for FDCA Flagship Plant and PEF plastic

December 20, 2021 |

  FDCA – furandicarboxylic acid – is the key building block of the wondrous 100% plant-based, recyclable plastic material PEF, or polyethylene furanoate, clear bottle plastic we all know and love. It’s better than traditional PET with its superior barrier properties and other functional advantages, and now it’s getting a huge push for scaling up […]

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Avantium reaches key commercial milestone for its FDCA flagship plant

Avantium reaches key commercial milestone for its FDCA flagship plant

April 11, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Avantium signed a conditional offtake agreement with Resilux, an international rigid plastic packaging supplier, for the supply of PEF resin from the planned Avantium FDCA flagship plant. This brings the total of such offtake contracts to five. The planned FDCA flagship plant is set to produce 5 kilotonnes of FDCA (furandicarboxylic acid) […]

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Avantium secures new offtake contracts for planned FDCA flagship plant

Avantium secures new offtake contracts for planned FDCA flagship plant

March 28, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Avantium’s subsidiary Avantium Renewable Polymers signed two additional conditional offtake agreements for the supply of PEF resin to manufacture bottles and films, bringing the total now to four such contracts. Avantium RNP aims to commercialize its proprietary plants-to-plastics YXY® Technology, which is used to produce FDCA (furandicarboxylic acid) – the main building […]

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Avantium secures $27.5M funding for FDCA flagship plant

Avantium secures $27.5M funding for FDCA flagship plant

November 30, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, Avantium secured a significant financial milestone of €25 million (about USD $27.5 million) in its mission to fund its FDCA flagship plant. Thanks to this grant, Avantium are well on the road to make plant-based FDCA (furandicarboxylic acid) and PEF (polyethylene furanoate) commercially available and represents an important financing milestone for Avantium. […]

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Avantium opens branch office in Japan for PEF

Avantium opens branch office in Japan for PEF

November 16, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, Avantium Renewable Polymers is establishing an Avantium branch office in Japan as part of its strategy to focus on high-value applications for PEF (polyethylene furanoate). This branch office will operate under the name Avantium Japan K.K and will help accommodate the development and marketing of PEF in high-value applications in the Japanese […]

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The Sexy 7: The bio markets and apps in PET, PX, PEF, PLA, PHA, PBS, and PE

The Sexy 7: The bio markets and apps in PET, PX, PEF, PLA, PHA, PBS, and PE

June 6, 2017 |

200,200 downloads for the DOE’s classic report on value-added chemicals — but some hot molecules are missing! “Top Value Added Chemicals from Biomass” a 2004 survey, completed by staff led by Gene Petersen and Todd Werpy, at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and NREL, is the Dark Side of the Moon of biobased, a perennial classic […]

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