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Ashland and Cargill Team Up to Make Bio-Based PG in Europe

2:02 PM MDT | August 8, 2007 | —Esther D’Amico

Ashland and Cargill have agreed to team up in a 50-50 joint venture to develop and produce bio-based chemicals, beginning with high-grade propylene glycol (PG) made from glycerin, a co-product of biodiesel production. The jv will provide global manufacturing and marketing of the PG, starting with a 65,000-m.t./year plant at a yet-to-be-determined European site. The companies’ combined initial investment is about $80 million-$100 million, Ashland says. The jv’s name and leadership will be announced later this year, Ashland says. Solomon: Bio-based...

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