Roquette, Rhodia JV plant-based polymers

Roquette, Rhodia JV for plant-based polymers

9:13 PM, 7th February 2012
Roquette, Rhodia JV for plant-based polymers

REIBURG, GERMANY/ LESTREM, FRANCE: Roquette and Rhodia Acetow have signed a joint development agreement (JDA) to develop new plant-based polymers. The JDA will enable both companies to leverage synergies bringing together respective competencies in the field of plant-based polymer chemistry. “This JDA will accelerate the launch of new polymers based on renewable raw material, for which the demand is drastically increasing. The plant-based polymer cellulose acetate and cellulose acetate fibre will remain the key products for Rhodia Acetow. This agreement is one first step towards the diversification of our product portfolio,” said Gerard Collette, President, Rhodia Acetow.

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