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BASF introduces nylon derived from biomass

4:15 AM MDT | May 9, 2014 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

BASF says it is offering a high-performance nylon derived from renewable raw materials under the company's Ultramid brand. The product is based on certified biomass. The resulting nylon is produced according to a "mass balance approach" and is identical to conventional nylon in terms of formulation and quality, BASF says.   “Consumer demand for products made of renewable raw materials continues to rise. This offering opens excellent possibilities for packaging film manufacturers to market their products accordingly,” says Joachim...

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