An Outlook to the Oleo Chemicals industry


An Outlook to the Oleo Chemicals industry

The basic oleo chemical are formed from substances like fatty acids, fatty acid methyl esters (FAME), alcohols, amines and glycerol are by distinct chemical and enzymatic reactions. Some chemical substances formed from fundamental oleo chemical substances also include alcohol ethoxylates, alcohol sulphates, alcohol ether sulphates and quaternary ammonium salts, monoacylglycerols (MAG), diacylglycerols (DAG), structured triacylglycerols (TAG), sugar esters, and other oleo chemical products. Read More

 

Evonik Industries and Royal DSM NV have established a new company, Veramaris VOF, for the production of omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA from natural marine algae for animal nutrition.The 50:50 joint venture is headquartered at the DSM Biotech Campus in Delft, Netherlands.Veramaris’s breakthrough innovation – an algal oil – will, for the first time, enable the production of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) for animal nutrition without using fish oil from wild-caught fish, a finite resource. Read More

 

Applied DNA Sciences Inc (Applied DNA) said that it is collaborating with GHCL Limited and Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) to launch CertainT verified recycled PET (rPET) bedding products.Fully source-verified, recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is the clear plastic best known for packaging bottled water and is the most widely recycled plastic in the world.GHCL will use Applied DNA’s CertainT platform in connection with PET- and/or recycled PET-blended bed sheets, pillowcases, and shams sold in-store or online in US. Read More

 

BASF SE said that it will start the construction of a new MDI synthesis unit at its Verbund site in Geismar, Louisiana, in early Q2 2018.Planning and engineering for the new unit started in 2016 and were recently completed.The new plant is an important step to double BASF’s annual methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) capacity in Geismar from 300,000 metric tonnes to close to 600,000 metric tonnes in the medium term. With this investment, BASF supports the growth of its North American MDI customers. Read More

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