08/01/2012

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Reverdia JV launched

The new facility, scheduled to be operational by the end of Q3 2012, will have a capacity of 10,000 t/y and is located on the Roquette site in Cassano Spinola, Italy, in proximity to the port of Genoa. The plant will be backward-integrated with on-site production of the starch feedstock and will employ co-generation of steam and power as well as on-site waste water treatment. A pilot plant on the Roquette site in Lestrem, France, has been successfully operational since January 2010.The product is aiming at possible applications such as polyester polyols for polyurethanes, polybutylene succinate, plasticisers, 1.4-butanediol, composite and coating resins, serving end-markets such as packaging, footwear, elastane clothing, shopping bags, mulch films, automotive interiors, etc.

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