Day: 18. December 2021

Mitsui Chemicals begins manufacturing bio-polypropylene (bio-PP) from biomass naphtha

The biomass naphtha prepared from vegetable oil waste and residual oil is supplied from Finland’s Neste. Mitsui Chemicals studies since many years a bio-based process for the production of isopropanol from biomass, using recombinant E. coli as a catalyst. Isopropanol is then further processed to bio-PP. The process is currently run at 1500 L scale […]

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