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Georgia Gulf Taps Segetis for Biobased Plasticizer

2:19 PM MDT | May 21, 2012 | Rebecca Coons

Georgia Gulf says it will use biobased plasticizers produced by Segetis (Golden Valley, MN) in a new line of flexible vinyl compounds “suitable for a variety of consumer and industrial end products” that would benefit from a non-phthalate solution. The plasticizers are based on cellulosic-based levulinic ketals and are broadly miscible with many resin families. Segetis says.  Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “This is an exciting collaboration that combines Segetis' proprietary technology with Georgia Gulf’s vinyl compounding...

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