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INEOS, UPM Biofuels to produce renewable plastic from wood-based residue

Biofuels International
February 12, 2020
Category: Carbon, Climate & Bioenergy
Region: International

INEOS and UPM Biofuels have announced a long-term agreement to supply a renewable raw material for bio-attributed polymers to be produced at INEOS’ facility in Köln, Germany. As per the agreement, INEOS will use UPM BioVerno, a sustainable raw material from renewable residue of wood pulp processing, to produce bio-attributed polyolefins. These materials will be used in a range of products, including plastic food packaging and pipes. According to the companies, applications will also include BIOVYN, the world’s first commercially available bio-attributed PVC, which is produced by INEOS business INOVYN.

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