May 6, 2011

ADM's glycerin-based PG onstream

This is already a two-week old news but I believe still worth mentioning. US agribusiness major Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) said its 100,000 tonne/year bio-based propylene glycol (PG) plant in Decatur, Illinois, had a successful start-up and is now producing industrial-grade PG using refined glycerin as feedstock.

The facility's operations started-up in late March and over the next few months, ADM will ramp up the plant’s production capacity and work toward adding production of propylene glycol which meets USP specifications.

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