Cargill glycerin feeds PG

Chynoweth, Emma
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/23/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 40, p39
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of U.S. agricultural conglomerate Cargill to commercialize a proprietary process for using glycerin starting with propylene glycol (PG). Jim Stoppert, senior director of industrial bioproducts for Cargill, says the renewable PG will be priced competitive with petrochemical routes to PG. The process increases production efficiency and lowers manufacturing costs with better yields and produces fewer by-products than other renewable and non-renewable routes to PG production.


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