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Roquette and Rhodia Acetow partner to produce new plant-based polymers [Registered]

Roquette and Rhodia Acetow are partnering to develop new plant-based polymers. The partnership will leverage Roquette’s expertise in starch derivatives and Rhodia’s industrial technologies. Gérard Collette, President of Rhodia Acetow stated that the partnership “will accelerate the launch of new polymers based on renewable raw material, for which the demand is drastically increasing“. Jean Bernard Leleu, Deputy CEO and Research Innovation Development Director of Roquette commented that partnering with Rhodia will “speed up the development of a new range of starch derivatives, offering a cost competitive and sustainable alternative to fossil based polymers.” Some trials of starch acetate production will…

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