February 4, 2010

Green Chemistry news

Green chemistry companies seem to be off to a good start this year with lots of activities going on the past few weeks. We had Joule Biotechnologies building its first pilot plant in Texas, DNP's Bioamber commissioning its bio-succinic acid plant in France, and Cobalt starting its first biobutanol facility in California.

Today, DNP Green Technology also announced the acquisition of US-based bioplastic company Sinoven Biopolymers, which produces high performance biodegradable polybutylene succinate (PBS) plastic. Sinoven will operate as a subsidiary of DNP with sales office in Philadelphia and a manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China.

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