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Faurecia to use biobased succinic acid produced by BioAmber for automotive bioplastics production [Registered]

BioAmber will be the supplier of biobased succinic acid it produces to a Faurecia-Mitsubishi Chemical partnership for the production of automotive plastics. Faurecia, who has extensive research experience in bioplastics production has signed an exclusive industrial partnership agreement with Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation to co-develop bioplastics designed for mass-production for use in automotive interiors. Faurecia plans to develop a full range of bioplastics, which are set to see a boom in the 2015 to 2020 period. The environmental constraints associated with vehicle weight reduction and the regulations intended to increase the recyclability of materials used in the automotive industry (85% in…

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