Benefit from the growing demand for biobased chemicals All the headlines sound very similar. Like the following: “Global Bioplastics Market Growth of 29% CAGR by
Furfural and CO2 as Building Blocks for Bioplastics We have previously highlighted that bio-renewable PEF (polyethylene furanoate) is an alternate and green plastic for soft drink
La Belle au bois dormant (“The Beauty in the Sleeping Woods”). We recently had the opportunity to share the story of International Furan Technology (Pty)
One-pot furfural conversion, using a zeolite catalyst Our International Furan Technology (Pty) Ltd subsidiary supplies biomass processing technologies for the manufacture of furfural (and other
Green is the New Cool! Insulation mats made form recycled PET bottles are already commercially available. They are very effective e.g. as geyser blankets or
Aiming for a small slice of the ±50million tpa (polyester) market.
Furfural is behind an environmentally-friendly alternative with similar properties to tropical hardwood.
“.. a new brand of sorghum, bred for optimal energy production, designed as a greener alternative to corn for ethanol fuels and biomass boilers”
“Flying to the Mars on Corncobs?”
Biomass derived Lycra®? PTMEG (Poly Tetra Methylene Ether Glycol) or polytetrahydrofuran is a polymer, which is used for the manufacture of (1) Spandex fibre (e.g.