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Michelin and French sugar, ethanol producer partner in biobased butadiene project

9:50 AM MST | December 10, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Michelin and sugar producer Tereos (Lille, France) have signed an agreement to pool their respective skills and capabilities with the goal of jointly developing innovative biomass-transformation processes capable of supplying, at the industrial-scale, alcohol required by Michelin's BioButterfly biosourced butadiene project, Tereos has announced. The biobased butadiene production initiative is a response to the need to find sustainable alternative sourcing channels for elastomers, as CW reported recently. The two companies will create a structured chain to...

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