BIOMASS AS A RENEWABLE SOURCE OF CHEMICALS FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS

| December 4, 2017

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Their application can be found in energy sector, plastic, fertilizer, textile, pharmaceutical, paints and coating, food industries. As such, they became a vital research area for valued alternatives for fossil-based raw materials. Adequate utilization of crops and the use of waste to produce energy, chemicals and materials are generating a wide spread of interest globally. This growing interest in the replacement of fossil-based chemicals with bio-chemicals.

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PT Energi Sejahtera Mas (ESM)

PT ENERGI SEJAHTERA MAS (ESM), an oleochemical manufacturer located in Dumai, Riau, Indonesia is a subsidiary company of Sinarmas CEPSA Pte Ltd, a joint venture company of CEPSA Petrochemicals (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Compañía Española de Petróleos S.A.) and Sinarmas Agribusiness & Foods. Sinarmas CEPSA's vision is to become a global leading player in the fatty alcohol surfactant market focused on creating value for our customers and stakeholders while being a responsible and sustainable corporate citizen in all the communities when we are present. Our company’s ambition is to achieve a leading position in fatty alcohols and its derivatives, with the combined strengths of its shareholders: Cepsa, as the worldwide leader in linear alkylbenzene (LAB), precursor of the most versatile surfactant- across the globe linear alkylbenzene sulfonate (LAS) and GAR, Indonesia’s largest producer of palm oil, the most efficient vegetable oil in terms of productivity.

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