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DSM and Neste announce strategic partnership to create high performance materials made from sustainable feedstock

DSM and Neste announce strategic partnership to create high performance materials made from sustainable feedstock. 
(Photo: DSM Engineering Materials: DSMPR523)Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced that it will start a strategic partnership with Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and a forerunner as provider of renewable and circular solutions for the chemical industry, to enable the production of high performance polymers. This enables DSM and its customers to reduce the carbon footprint of their own products whilst supporting the industry to transition to a circular economy.

Devan offers antiviral solutions for textiles to support and protect professional workers

Devan ChemicalsTextile innovator and specialty chemical producer Devan answers questions regarding anti-viral textile finish solutions following the growing spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Pharmapack 2020: Airnov highlights excellent position for expected growth

Airnov Management. 
(Photo: Airnov Healthcare Packaging)At Pharmapack, Airnov - the newly established identity for a global leader in healthcare packaging - highlighted its intention to build on its current leadership position. The company, previously owned by Clariant, is now an independent company with a prominent position in desiccant and oxygen scavenging products primarily serving pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and nutraceutical markets.

Royal visit of the BioWanze site

Royal visit of the BioWanze site. 
(Photo: BENEO, PR001)As part of the visit to the Province of Liège organised on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020, the Queen visited BioWanze.

Biobased Delta spearheading green chemicals to bring about the transition to a biobased circular economy

BioVoiceToday, Willem Sederel, member of the board at the Biobased Delta Foundation, opened EMG’s 6th Pre-K press event with a presentation about Biobased Circular Solutions for CO₂ reduction. "The Target for CO₂ reduction is clear. How we get there is not clear. Biobased solutions can make a significant contribution.”  To view the presentation please click here.

Global specialty chemicals leader Perstorp announces sale of its BioProducts business

Global specialty chemicals leader Perstorp announces sale of its BioProducts business. (Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp, a global leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the sale of Perstorp BioProducts, a leading producer of biodiesel and glycerine in Scandinavia, to a Swedish investor together with a member of the subsidiary’s management team. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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