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BASF develops certified process for flexible use of renewable feedstocks in integrated production

7:21 AM MDT | October 16, 2013 | Michael Ravenscroft

BASF says it has developed an innovative, mass-balanced process for using renewable feedstocks in integrated production. The process has been developed in collaboration with TÜV Süd (Munich), an independent certification organization. The process uses biomass as a feedstock in manufacturing basic chemicals in existing plants. Up to 100% of the fossil-based raw material can be replaced in the end product, which can be marketed accordingly, BASF says. Existing plants and technology can still be used, the quality of the products is not affected, and...

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