Chemical Week Magazine :: Specialty Chemicals
DSM validates biobased BDO for thermoplastic copolyesters
10:07 AM MDT | October 25, 2013
DSM announced 8 October that it has tested and approved the use of Genomaticaâ€™s (San Diego) biobased 1,4-butanediol (BDO) for use in DSMâ€™s Arnitel thermoplastic copolyester, allowing DSM to increase biobased content in the high-performance engineering plastic to as much as 73%. DSM plans to start transitioning its Arnitel portfolio to biobased BDO as soon as supplies are readily...
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