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Clariant to use biobased succinic acid in production of pigments

4:11 AM MDT | April 8, 2014 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Clariant is incorporating renewable raw materials into quinacridone pigments produced at the company's Frankfurt-Höchst facility, in Germany, the company announced today. The decision makes Clariant the first pigment producer to offer products derived from biobased succinic acid, the company says. A significant share of this year's quinacridone pigment production at the plant will use biobased succinic acid supplied by Myriant (Quincy, MA), Clariant says. “Optimizing our own pigment production processes to incorporate renewable raw materials is part of...

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