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DSM validates Genomatica's biobased BDO for thermoplastic copolyester production

2:19 PM MDT | October 8, 2013 | Rebecca Coons

DSM announced today that it has tested and approved the use of Genomatica’s (San Diego) biobased 1,4-butanediol (BDO) for use in DSM’s Arnitel thermoplastic copolyester, allowing DSM to increase biobased content in the high-performance engineering plastic to as much as 73%. DSM plans to start transitioning its Arnitel portfolio to biobased BDO as soon as supplies are readily available. Both BASF and Novamont have licensed Genomatica’s technology with the intention of building large-scale production units. DSM says Arnitel Eco, already made up of...

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