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BioAmber Planning Biobased Succinic Acid and BDO Complex at Sarnia

8:53 AM MDT | August 31, 2011 | Rebecca Coons

Biobased chemical firm BioAmber (Minneapolis) says it will site a previously announced commercial-scale succinic acid plant at Sarnia, Ontario and eventually add capacity to produce 1,4-butanediol (BDO).  Plans call for a 17,000 m.t./year to come online in 2013, with capacity expected to double by 2014 using a Cargill yeast technology that “dramatically” increases output. BioAmber says it will also add capacity to convert succinic acid to BDO by 2014, using technology licensed from DuPont’s Applied Biosciences business. The company’s...

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