13 December 2012 17:12 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Reverdia has started operations at its 10,000 tonne/year bio-based succinic acid plant in Cassano Spinola near ?xml:namespace>
Reverdia said the plant uses a low-pH yeast technology to produce succinic acid from renewable feedstocks. Financial details were not disclosed.
The bio-based succinic acid produced at the facility can be use in a range of applications, including polybutylene succinate (PBS), polyester polyols for polyurethanes, coating and composite resins, phthalate-free plasticizers, and 1,4 butanediol, the company said. End products include footwear, packaging and paints, it said.
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