PURAC-SULZER develop new polymerization technology for PLA

CSM nv subsidiary PURAC and Sulzer Chemtech have jointly developed a new cost effective polymerization process to produce high quality Poly-Lactic Acid (PLA). The new process relies upon proprietary and jointly developed polymerization and devolatilization technology to efficiently produce a range of PLA products from the specialty Lactides supplied by PURAC. PURAC and Sulzer Chemtec signed a joint cooperation agreement for the development and sharing of this technology.

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