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Elevance, XiMo Demonstrate Metathesis Catalyst Viability

2:37 PM MDT | April 10, 2012 | Rebecca Coons

Elevance Renewable Sciences (Woodridge, IL) and XiMo, a Rapperswil, Switzerland-based catalyst developer, say they have successfully demonstrated the production of commercially competitive natural oil esters using  molybdenum-based metathesis catalysts. Elevance and XiMo began working together in January 2011 and have since tested more than 40 catalysts. Elevance licensed certain tungsten- and molybdenum-based catalysts from XiMo, which Elevance says complement its portfolio of ruthenium catalysts. Molybdenum and tungsten catalysts afford lower cost starting...

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