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Process to Improve FDCA Manufacturing

Executive SummaryAs global markets and governments are pushing to reduce fossil fuel dependencies, novel manufacturing methods of bio-based plastics are being pursued. However the cost and conversion efficiencies of creating environmentally-friendly plastics hinder the conversion from petroleum-based plastics to bio-based plastics. This novel process...
Published: 8/11/2017   |   Inventor(s): Dennis Miller, Lars Peereboom, Matthew Gattinger, Evan Wegener
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Chemicals, Advanced Materials, Packaging

Improved Method for Producing Acetoxypropanoic Acid (APA)

IntroductionThe increasing awareness of biodegradability and sustainability by customers creates opportunities for the biorenewable chemical industry. Biorenewable chemicals are expected to have a 25 percent share in the chemical industry (excluding fine chemicals) by the end of 2030.Description of TechnologyMichigan State University’s invention...
Published: 8/9/2011   |   Inventor(s): Aspi Kolah, Lars Peereboom, Carl Lira, Dennis Miller, Mike Lilga, Karl Albrecht
Keywords(s): Acids, Acrylics, APA Formation, Reactive Distillation Category(s): Biotechnology, Energy

Process for Production of Higher Yield Low-Emission Biodiesel

IntroductionBiodiesel is rapidly gaining market momentum as the next major biofuel for energy sustainability. Factors such as the recent spike in oil prices, the increasing environmental awareness of U.S. consumers and recent tax incentives have all spurred interest and rapid growth in biodiesel technologies in the U.S. However, according to the U.S....