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September 29, 2011
DSM announced this week that it is adding adipic acid, a precursor to nylon 6,6 , polyurethanes, solvents and resins, to its list of target biobased chemicals. Adipic acid is an...
January 19, 2011
Succinic acid can be used as a feedstock for making high-volume chemicals such as 1,4-butanediol (BDO), but the high cost of producing it from petroleum-based feedstocks has kept the market relatively small at about 50,000 m.t./year. Consultants project this figure to triple in the next five years, as the scale-up of lower-cost, biobased routes opens up new applications....
December 8, 2010
Rhodia has declared force majeure on adipic acid, KA oil, nylon salt, and down its polymer range at its Chalampé, France site. Rhodia cites “sudden failures of utilities...
February 25, 2010
The company says the proprietary metabolic pathway, which utilizes a yeast microorganism, can be used to produce adipic acid from sugar, plant-based oils, or alkanes....
February 18, 2010
The global growth in the petrochemicals market is driven by Asia, especially by China and India, and new investments will also be mainly in Asia, say speakers at the final day of the...
February 8, 2010
Verdezyne says the process could lower adipic acid production costs by at least 20%....
November 2, 2009
The announcement follows a year-long investigation....
April 22, 2009
Invista, a subsidiary of Koch Industries (Wichita, KS), says that it will cut about 240 jobs at its Maitland, ON nylon intermediates and specialty materials plant as part of...
January 15, 2009
The move will affect about 300 jobs....
November 21, 2008
Some units could be closed temporarily....
August 20, 2007
Prices U.S.: $1.04-$1.07/lb freight equalized, June contracts EUROPE: €1,765-€1,840/m.t. del, June contracts ASIA: $1,900-$2,000/m.t. c&f Asia, July contracts Outlook...
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