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Verdezyne Starts Adipic Acid Pilot Plant

4:08 PM MST | December 6, 2011 | Rebecca Coons

 Verdezyne (Carlsbad, CA), a renewables start-up backed by BP and DSM, has started pilot-scale manufacturing of biobased adipic acid.  The company says the unit will allow it to demonstrate the scalability of its process, validate its cost projections, and produce sufficient quantities for commercial market development. Adipic acid is a key precursor to nylon 6,6 , polyurethanes, solvents and resins.  It is also the first demonstration of the production of bio-based adipic acid at scale from a non-petroleum source, says Verdezyne president and...

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