TITLE

DuPont invests in bioplastics, but can the industry pay its own way?

AUTHOR(S)
Kamalick, Joe
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;6/26/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 25, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that DuPont is working on developing an array of bio-based products by 2012, including fibers using 1,3-propandiol from corn sugar fermentation for applications as sealants, adhesives and home and personal care products. As a measure of commitment to biobased production, the company has said it wants 25% of its revenue stream to be from renewable feedstocks by 2010.
ACCESSION #
21474947

 

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