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Mitsui and Avantium partner to commercialise production of FDCA and PEF [Registered]

Avantium’s proprietary YXY technology enables a catalytic conversion of plant sugars to FDCA. This molecule has numerous potential applications as a building block for new chemicals and plastics, such as PEF, which is superior to PET in terms of having a higher barrier to oxygen and CO2 and greater mechanical strength.…

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