International Sugar Journal

SK Chemicals commences commercial-scale production of biopolyol [Full subscriber]

South Korea’s SK Chemicals has commenced production of biopolyol PO3G (Polyoxytrimethylene Glycol) at its plant in Ulsan with a capacity of several thousand tonnes which could expand given demand.

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Mitsui Chemicals launches bio-polyol joint-venture in India [Registered]

VCP was established as a joint venture of Mitsui, Itoh Oil Chemical Co., Ltd. and India’s Jayant Agro-Organics Ltd. The company aims to manufacture and sell bio-polyol using Indian castor oil from non-edible plants as a main raw material. 80% of the world’s castor oil is produced in India.

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