Global bio-based polyurethane (PU) market is expected to reach USD 37.5 million by 2020, or less than 0.07% of the total PU market according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing preference for bio plastics on account of environmental concerns, is expected to drive global bio-PU market over the next six years. Continue reading Bio-based Polyurethane (PU) Market analysis and forecast to 2020.
Consumer demand, government legislation and technology advances will propel sustainable packaging to a $244 billion market by 2018, according to a new report issued by Smithers Para. Continue reading The sustainable packaging market: drivers and perspectives
Bio-Succinic Acid: a plant based chemistry blockbuster for the coming years. Recent allied market research study forecast an AAG > 40 %
The U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) considers succinic acid as one among the top twelve chemical building blocks. Continue reading Bio-Succinic Acid: A Blockbuster
Furfural (“FF”) family – Genealogy and promising next generation
Furfural is the chemical precursor for furfuryl alcohol (“FA”), tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol (THFA), furoic acid, furfurylamine, methylfuran and furan. From furan, tetrahydrofuran (THF) is derived, which is the precursor for polytetramethylene ether glycol (PTMEG).
The global bio-plastics industry is expected to witness significant growth and reach an estimated $7.02 billion by 2018
Lucintel, one of the leading global management consulting and market research firms, has just released a detailed analysis on the bio-plastics industry entitles “Global Bio-plastics Industry 2013-2018: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis”.
Current progress on Bio-Based Polymers and their future trends: a reference review paper