10/07/2013

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Emery Oleochemicals acquires InfiGreen polyols technology

[image_0]InfiChem Polymers' InfiGreen recycled polyols were established by Ibrahim Sendijarevic and were soon adopted by Chrysler in its moulded seat foam for the latest Jeep model. The Emery Oleochemicals range now comprises of Emerox polyols, made from renewable resources, and InfiGreen polyols, which are derived from recycled foams. The addition of these polyols should enhanced value and improved sustainability using the InfiGreen technology, says the company. These polyols are the mainstay of the newly created business unit Eco-Friendly Polyols (EP). The business expansion into Eco-Friendly Polyols is supported by a USD 50 million investment at Emery's facility in Cincinnati, OH, USA, previously announced in October 2012. "Understanding the high growth potential this segment offers, the timely launch of our new business unit will enable us to better respond to the growing demand and push for environmentally-friendly polyol products. We are actively investing in upgrading and expanding our Cincinnati production facilities, while enhancing our R&D capabilities. The acquisition of the InfiGreen polyol technology further reinforces our commitment to being a one-stop chemical solutions provides for our customers,” commented Dr. Kongkrapan Intarajang, Group CEO, Emery Oleochemicals.

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