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Rhodia and Avantium to Codevelop Bio-Based Polyamides

9:44 AM MST | January 24, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas

Rhodia, a subsidiary of Solvay; and Avantium (Amsterdam) say they have agreed on the joint development of a range of new bio-based polyamides, which can be used in a variety of applications. This new agreement expands and completes the existing partnership in the field of bio-based plastics between Solvay and Avantium. Rhodia is a leading producer of polyamides. The extended partnership is looking to build on Rhodia's experience in this area, and provides an oppurtinity for the exploration of a wide range of compositions and applications based on Avantium's YXY...

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