Biomass as a Resource for the Chemical Industry

| December 14, 2017

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The chemical industry is a major purchaser of renewable resources. From the outset, it has been investigating the scope for the use of renewables in chemical production. As a result of energy generation and the production of fuels combined with expanding demand for food from a growing world population, there is increasing competition for renewable resources.

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As an international distributor with offices and branches in European countries and Asia, HARKE GROUP opens industrial sales and procurement markets for its customers and suppliers in Europe and the world. The product portfolio of the group covers the areas of chemicals & plastics, pharmaceuticals & food. It ranges from high quality pharmaceutical raw materials, food additives and ingredients, dietary supplements, cosmetic raw materials, plastic raw materials and products to chemical raw materials. In addition, HARKE GROUP offers related services such as contract packaging and contract manufacturing, packaging and mixing of different substances and chemicals. Among the business segments of the group are also consulting regarding regulatory issues related to chemical, pharmaceutical and food law and taking representation in this respect.

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