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Eastman develops new EG production technology
10:20 AM MDT | October 23, 2013 | Rebecca Coons
Eastman Chemical and Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies Limited (JM Davy) have developed advanced proprietary technology for the production of ethylene glycol from synthesis gas-based feedstocks. Eastman says the new technology enables the production of ethylene glycol from a variety of raw materials, including coal, natural gas, or biomass and is based on new, proprietary catalysts and process design developed by Eastman and JM Davy. Unlike other recent syngas-based processes, this new technology does not go through oxalate intermediates. Extensive pilot plant...
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