September 2007
Paint & Coatings Industry;Sep2007, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports on the memorandum of understanding signed by the Dow Chemical Company and Chrystalsev of Sao Paolo, Brazil to form a joint venture that will design and build a facility in Brazil to manufacture polyethylene from sugar cane. The new process is estimated to produce less carbon dioxide compared to the traditional polyethylene manufacturing process. The new product would be fully recyclable using current infrastructure, according to the author.


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