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Biomaterials: The Potential for Bio-Isoprene

9:42 AM MST | December 30, 2011 | Mark Morgan, Managing Director/Renewables, IHS Chemical

A review of the market potential for bioisoprene, with analysis of the key technologies and companies seeking to introduce those technologies to the market. Commercial Status Isoprene is a very versatile petrochemical building block mainly used in synthetic rubber and thermoplastic elastomer production. A small amount of isoprene is also used in the synthesis of fine chemicals such as flavor and fragrance intermediates.   Global demand amounts to around 770,000 m.t./year. While the former Soviet Union (FSU) still dominates global isoprene demand, future...

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