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BASF, Purac Form JV to Commercialize Bio-Based Succinic Acid Process

1:58 AM MDT | August 1, 2011 | Natasha Alperowicz

BASFand Purac (Diemen, the Netherlands), a subsidiary of CSM, have announced the start of negotiations to form a joint venture for the production of bio-based succinic acid. The companies have been conducting research under a joint development agreement on bio-based succinic acid since 2009.  The jv plans to set up a 25,000-m.t./year fermentation plant at Purac’s site near Barcelona, Spain, which would start up by 2013, at the latest, says Gerard Hoetmer, CEO of CSM. In addition, the jv is already planning a world-scale plant with a capacity of 50,000...

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