BASF (Germany) and Avantium (NL) have formed a joint venture for the production and marketing of furan-dicarboxylic acid (FDCA), which is produced from renewable resources, as well as the marketing of polyethylene-furanoate (PEF) based on the new chemical building block FDCA. Continue reading BASF and Avantium form Synvina, a biobased chemicals JV
During the World Bio-market Conference in Amsterdam, corridors and networking sessions were buzzing with the big announcement by BASF and Avantium Continue reading FDCA boosted by BASF and Avantium – The JV Project
A big step forward for PEF and Avantium towards the replacement of petroleum based polyethylene terephtalate (PET): USD 50 Mn investments bring Avantium closer to completion of Polyethylene Furanoate (PEF) commercial scale plant. Continue reading PEF and Avantium towards replacement of PET
Avantium (The Netherlands) among the leading technology companies known for its collaborations with iconic market players such as The Coca-Cola Company and Danone, was named by Cleantech Group (CTG), as European Cleantech Company of the Decade. Continue reading Avantium named European cleantech company of the decade
BOTTLES FROM FURFURAL
Bioplastics PEF (polyethylene furanoate) is an alternate to PET and bio-PET for soft drink bottles, offering enhanced functionalities.
Biobased PEF (polyethylene furanoate), the new feedstock for soft drink bottles is not only green, but also cheaper to produce than both fossil and drop-in green PET (polyethylene terephthalate). It also has better properties. Continue reading BOTTLES FROM FURFURAL