Two Asian Agribusiness Firms Wilmar International Limited Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc have begun shipping commercial products
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Elevance, Wilmar start operations at biorefinery in Gresik, Indonesia

7:20 AM, 19th July 2013
Asia Agribusiness News
K’Lynne Johnson, CEO, Elevance.

WOODBRIDGE, US: Asia’s leading agribusiness, Wilmar International Limited and Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc, a specialty chemical company, have begun shipping commercial products, including novel specialty chemicals, to customers from their first world-scale joint venture biorefinery, located in Gresik, Indonesia. The biorefinery is the first based on Elevance’s proprietary metathesis technology.

The manufacturing facility will produce specialty chemicals, including multifunctional esters such as 9-decenoic methyl ester, a unique distribution of bio-based alpha and internal olefins including decene and a premium mixture of oleochemicals. The capacity of the plant is 180 kilo metric tonne with the ability to expand up to 360 kilo metric tonne of products.

“We are pleased to have successfully and safely completed construction, commissioning and startup, allowing us to commercially supply partners with better-performing, cost-competitive renewable alternatives to petrochemicals across multiple industries. We have now turned our attention from construction and startup to working with our partners, such as Arkema and Stepan Company, to meet product demand and accelerate rapid deployment and commercialization of their high-performance chemicals in end user applications,” said K’Lynne Johnson, CEO, Elevance.

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