Tag: plant-based glycols

They got the beets! Avantium, Cosun partner on 1st commercial plant to produce plant-based glycols

They got the beets! Avantium, Cosun partner on 1st commercial plant to produce plant-based glycols

April 27, 2021 |

They got the beets, They got the beets, They got the beets, Yeah, they got the beets! From the Netherlands comes news that Avantium and Cosun Beet Company have joined forces to construct and operate the first commercial plant for the production of plant-based glycols, using Avantium’s Ray Technology. This converts sugars, like those in […]

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Avantium successfully produces polyesters with plantMEG from Ray Technology demo plant

Avantium successfully produces polyesters with plantMEG from Ray Technology demo plant

April 18, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Avantium N.V., completed the application validation for its plant-based glycols plantMEG and plantMPG produced in the Ray Technology demonstration plant in Delfzijl. Proving the functional performance of the plant-based glycols is an important step in the scale-up of the Ray Technology. Key applications include polymerisation to PEF and PET polyesters and functional […]

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