Changing the nature of chemistry

| January 30, 2020

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Our first pilot plant uses the Dawn technology to convert non-food biomass like wood chips or agricultural waste into industrial sugars and lignin. These sugars are turned into chemical feedstocks to make plastics. Currently, we are building a second demonstration plant, which converts sugar into plant-based mono-ethylene glycol (MEG), which is used in the production of chemicals and plastics. A building block for the production of bioplastics in Chemical Cluster Emmen. It can be used to produce 100% bio-PET.

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