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NatureWorks LLC is a U.S. company that manufactures bioplastics—polymers derived entirely from plant resources—as an alternative to conventional plastic, which is made from petroleum. The commercial quality polymer is made from the carbon found in simple plant sugars such as corn starch to create a proprietary polylactic acid polymer which is marketed under the brand name Ingeo. Headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, NatureWorks is jointly owned by Cargill and PTT Global Chemical, a Thai state-owned company. Wikipedia.


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2-Acetoxyalkanoic acid esters are made in a reaction of a 3,6-dialkyl-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione or a poly(-hydroxyalkanoic acid), an acetate ester and an alcohol or phenol in the presence of a transesterification catalyst. Unlike previous methods for making 2-acetoxyalkanoic acid esters, this process proceeds in high yield and high selectivity to the desired product.


2-Acetoxyalkanoic acid esters are made in a reaction of an -hydroxyalkanoic acid ester and an acetate ester in the presence of a transesterification catalyst. Unlike previous methods for making 2-acetoxyalkanoic acid esters, this process proceeds in high yield and high selectivity to the desired product.


Sarasota, FL, Feb. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Renewable Chemicals Market (Ketones, Biopolymers, Alcohols, Organic Acids,  Platform Chemicals and Others) for Agriculture, Textiles, Housing, Environment, Transportation, Food & Beverage Packaging, Communication, Bio-Medical and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2016 – 2022”. According to the report, global renewable chemicals market was valued at over USD 49.22 billion in 2016, is expected to reach above USD 102.76 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of slightly above 11.29% between 2017 and 2022. Renewable chemicals are consequent of the biomass feedstock. There has been a tremendous reduction in the convenient fuel sources store. This has resulted in the introduction of renewable chemicals which are eco-friendly and inexhaustible. Renewable chemicals are used as feedstock for many formulations. Alcohols and biopolymers are dominating renewable chemicals owing to diverse end user applications.   Browse through 16 Market Tables and 21 Figures spread through 110 Pages and in-depth TOC on “Global Renewable Chemicals Market: By Type, Product, Application, Industry Size, Share, Analysis and Forecast 2016 – 2022”. To overcome the drawbacks caused by the use of fossil fuels such as high emission of carbon has resulted in the high use of renewable chemicals. The existence of abundant raw resources for the production of renewable chemicals is expected to strengthen the renewable chemicals market. Growing environmental concerns along with volatile conventional fuels prices are likely to assist the renewable chemicals market over the coming years. Moreover, government support coupled with manufacturer’s promotions for use of renewable chemicals may drive the renewable chemicals market. However, lack of advance technologies and low yield may indulge the growth of the renewable chemicals market. On the flip side, intense research for obtaining higher yield and development of low production cost method could offer the market with the plentiful prospect in the coming years. The renewable chemicals market can be broadly classified into five major product segments such as alcohols, biopolymers, ketones, platform chemicals and organic acids. Alcohol is further divided into ethanol and methanol. Huge demand for ethanol and methanol from pharmaceutical industry has resulted into amplifying the growth of alcohol market which in turn is anticipated to aid the renewable chemicals growth. Renewable chemicals find diverse applications, some of which includes agriculture, textiles, environment, transportation, food & beverage packaging, communication, biomedical and other applications. High usage of biopolymers in food and beverage packaging is expected to nurture the growth of the renewable chemicals market in the forecast period.  Browse the full "Renewable Chemicals Market (Ketones, Biopolymers, Alcohols, Organic Acids,  Platform Chemicals and Others) for Agriculture, Textiles, Housing, Environment, Transportation, Food & Beverage Packaging, Communication, Bio-Medical and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2016 – 2022 " report at https://www.zionmarketresearch.com/report/renewable-chemicals-market Europe corned the renewable chemicals market in 2016 followed by North America and Asia-Pacific. Europe comprises of most of the major brands operating in the renewable chemicals market which is expected to spur the growth of the renewable chemicals market in this region. The European Government has posed various stringent rules on the use of petroleum and fossil fuel has enforced researchers and manufacturers to develop green technology. This factor may outset the huge growth of renewable chemicals market. North America is likely to experience reasonable growth for renewable chemicals market. Strict regulations led by the U.S. government for the use of fossil fuels due to a negative impact on the environment. Moreover, plentiful of raw materials present in North America may act as the advantage for manufacturers. This factor may foster the growth of the renewable chemical market in this region. Inquire more about this report @ https://www.zionmarketresearch.com/inquiry/renewable-chemicals-market Asia pacific is expected to specter enormous growth for renewable chemicals market in the forecast period, owing to growing trend for renewable chemicals such as alcohols and biopolymers. Low regulations and relatively low labor cost in regions such as India and China may boost the growth of the renewable chemicals market in Asia-Pacific. Tremendously escalating industrialization and urbanization in emerging economies may amplify the growth of the renewable chemicals market in this region. Forthcoming technologies and various end user applications such as food industry, transportation, and agriculture among others are expected to bolster the growth of the renewable chemicals market in coming years. Agriculture is the major livelihood in most of the parts in China and India and is predicted to maintain its pace. Therefore, growing agriculture sector is expected to further enhance the renewable chemicals market in coming years. Latin America is expected to show modest growth in the coming years. Growing awareness of green and clean chemicals is anticipated to urge the growth of the renewable chemicals market in this region. The sharp rise in industrialization in Brazil may incite the growth of the renewable chemicals market in the forecast period.  The Middle East and Africa is projected to witness decent growth owing to abundant petroleum feedstock and availability of workforce is pulling the manufacturers to invest in this region. Corbion N.V., Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Myriant Corporation, Genomatica, Metabolix Inc., BASF, Braskem, BioMCN, NatureWorks LLC, DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, Cobalt Technologies and BioAmber among others are some of the leading players operating in the renewable chemicals market. For more inquiry contact our sales team @ sales@zionmarketresearch.com This report segments the renewable chemicals market as follows: Zion Market Research is an obligated company. We create futuristic, cutting edge, informative reports ranging from industry reports, company reports to country reports. We provide our clients not only with market statistics unveiled by avowed private publishers and public organizations but also with vogue and newest industry reports along with pre-eminent and niche company profiles. Our database of market research reports comprises a wide variety of reports from cardinal industries. Our database is been updated constantly in order to fulfill our clients with prompt and direct online access to our database. Keeping in mind the client’s needs, we have included expert insights on global industries, products, and market trends in this database. Last but not the least, we make it our duty to ensure the success of clients connected to us—after all—if you do well, a little of the light shines on us.


Sarasota, FL, Feb. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Renewable Chemicals Market (Ketones, Biopolymers, Alcohols, Organic Acids,  Platform Chemicals and Others) for Agriculture, Textiles, Housing, Environment, Transportation, Food & Beverage Packaging, Communication, Bio-Medical and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2016 – 2022”. According to the report, global renewable chemicals market was valued at over USD 49.22 billion in 2016, is expected to reach above USD 102.76 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of slightly above 11.29% between 2017 and 2022. Renewable chemicals are consequent of the biomass feedstock. There has been a tremendous reduction in the convenient fuel sources store. This has resulted in the introduction of renewable chemicals which are eco-friendly and inexhaustible. Renewable chemicals are used as feedstock for many formulations. Alcohols and biopolymers are dominating renewable chemicals owing to diverse end user applications.   Browse through 16 Market Tables and 21 Figures spread through 110 Pages and in-depth TOC on “Global Renewable Chemicals Market: By Type, Product, Application, Industry Size, Share, Analysis and Forecast 2016 – 2022”. To overcome the drawbacks caused by the use of fossil fuels such as high emission of carbon has resulted in the high use of renewable chemicals. The existence of abundant raw resources for the production of renewable chemicals is expected to strengthen the renewable chemicals market. Growing environmental concerns along with volatile conventional fuels prices are likely to assist the renewable chemicals market over the coming years. Moreover, government support coupled with manufacturer’s promotions for use of renewable chemicals may drive the renewable chemicals market. However, lack of advance technologies and low yield may indulge the growth of the renewable chemicals market. On the flip side, intense research for obtaining higher yield and development of low production cost method could offer the market with the plentiful prospect in the coming years. The renewable chemicals market can be broadly classified into five major product segments such as alcohols, biopolymers, ketones, platform chemicals and organic acids. Alcohol is further divided into ethanol and methanol. Huge demand for ethanol and methanol from pharmaceutical industry has resulted into amplifying the growth of alcohol market which in turn is anticipated to aid the renewable chemicals growth. Renewable chemicals find diverse applications, some of which includes agriculture, textiles, environment, transportation, food & beverage packaging, communication, biomedical and other applications. High usage of biopolymers in food and beverage packaging is expected to nurture the growth of the renewable chemicals market in the forecast period.  Browse the full "Renewable Chemicals Market (Ketones, Biopolymers, Alcohols, Organic Acids,  Platform Chemicals and Others) for Agriculture, Textiles, Housing, Environment, Transportation, Food & Beverage Packaging, Communication, Bio-Medical and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2016 – 2022 " report at https://www.zionmarketresearch.com/report/renewable-chemicals-market Europe corned the renewable chemicals market in 2016 followed by North America and Asia-Pacific. Europe comprises of most of the major brands operating in the renewable chemicals market which is expected to spur the growth of the renewable chemicals market in this region. The European Government has posed various stringent rules on the use of petroleum and fossil fuel has enforced researchers and manufacturers to develop green technology. This factor may outset the huge growth of renewable chemicals market. North America is likely to experience reasonable growth for renewable chemicals market. Strict regulations led by the U.S. government for the use of fossil fuels due to a negative impact on the environment. Moreover, plentiful of raw materials present in North America may act as the advantage for manufacturers. This factor may foster the growth of the renewable chemical market in this region. Inquire more about this report @ https://www.zionmarketresearch.com/inquiry/renewable-chemicals-market Asia pacific is expected to specter enormous growth for renewable chemicals market in the forecast period, owing to growing trend for renewable chemicals such as alcohols and biopolymers. Low regulations and relatively low labor cost in regions such as India and China may boost the growth of the renewable chemicals market in Asia-Pacific. Tremendously escalating industrialization and urbanization in emerging economies may amplify the growth of the renewable chemicals market in this region. Forthcoming technologies and various end user applications such as food industry, transportation, and agriculture among others are expected to bolster the growth of the renewable chemicals market in coming years. Agriculture is the major livelihood in most of the parts in China and India and is predicted to maintain its pace. Therefore, growing agriculture sector is expected to further enhance the renewable chemicals market in coming years. Latin America is expected to show modest growth in the coming years. Growing awareness of green and clean chemicals is anticipated to urge the growth of the renewable chemicals market in this region. The sharp rise in industrialization in Brazil may incite the growth of the renewable chemicals market in the forecast period.  The Middle East and Africa is projected to witness decent growth owing to abundant petroleum feedstock and availability of workforce is pulling the manufacturers to invest in this region. Corbion N.V., Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Myriant Corporation, Genomatica, Metabolix Inc., BASF, Braskem, BioMCN, NatureWorks LLC, DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, Cobalt Technologies and BioAmber among others are some of the leading players operating in the renewable chemicals market. For more inquiry contact our sales team @ sales@zionmarketresearch.com This report segments the renewable chemicals market as follows: Zion Market Research is an obligated company. We create futuristic, cutting edge, informative reports ranging from industry reports, company reports to country reports. We provide our clients not only with market statistics unveiled by avowed private publishers and public organizations but also with vogue and newest industry reports along with pre-eminent and niche company profiles. Our database of market research reports comprises a wide variety of reports from cardinal industries. Our database is been updated constantly in order to fulfill our clients with prompt and direct online access to our database. Keeping in mind the client’s needs, we have included expert insights on global industries, products, and market trends in this database. Last but not the least, we make it our duty to ensure the success of clients connected to us—after all—if you do well, a little of the light shines on us.


Sarasota, FL, Feb. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Renewable Chemicals Market (Ketones, Biopolymers, Alcohols, Organic Acids,  Platform Chemicals and Others) for Agriculture, Textiles, Housing, Environment, Transportation, Food & Beverage Packaging, Communication, Bio-Medical and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2016 – 2022”. According to the report, global renewable chemicals market was valued at over USD 49.22 billion in 2016, is expected to reach above USD 102.76 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of slightly above 11.29% between 2017 and 2022. Renewable chemicals are consequent of the biomass feedstock. There has been a tremendous reduction in the convenient fuel sources store. This has resulted in the introduction of renewable chemicals which are eco-friendly and inexhaustible. Renewable chemicals are used as feedstock for many formulations. Alcohols and biopolymers are dominating renewable chemicals owing to diverse end user applications.   Browse through 16 Market Tables and 21 Figures spread through 110 Pages and in-depth TOC on “Global Renewable Chemicals Market: By Type, Product, Application, Industry Size, Share, Analysis and Forecast 2016 – 2022”. To overcome the drawbacks caused by the use of fossil fuels such as high emission of carbon has resulted in the high use of renewable chemicals. The existence of abundant raw resources for the production of renewable chemicals is expected to strengthen the renewable chemicals market. Growing environmental concerns along with volatile conventional fuels prices are likely to assist the renewable chemicals market over the coming years. Moreover, government support coupled with manufacturer’s promotions for use of renewable chemicals may drive the renewable chemicals market. However, lack of advance technologies and low yield may indulge the growth of the renewable chemicals market. On the flip side, intense research for obtaining higher yield and development of low production cost method could offer the market with the plentiful prospect in the coming years. The renewable chemicals market can be broadly classified into five major product segments such as alcohols, biopolymers, ketones, platform chemicals and organic acids. Alcohol is further divided into ethanol and methanol. Huge demand for ethanol and methanol from pharmaceutical industry has resulted into amplifying the growth of alcohol market which in turn is anticipated to aid the renewable chemicals growth. Renewable chemicals find diverse applications, some of which includes agriculture, textiles, environment, transportation, food & beverage packaging, communication, biomedical and other applications. High usage of biopolymers in food and beverage packaging is expected to nurture the growth of the renewable chemicals market in the forecast period.  Browse the full "Renewable Chemicals Market (Ketones, Biopolymers, Alcohols, Organic Acids,  Platform Chemicals and Others) for Agriculture, Textiles, Housing, Environment, Transportation, Food & Beverage Packaging, Communication, Bio-Medical and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2016 – 2022 " report at https://www.zionmarketresearch.com/report/renewable-chemicals-market Europe corned the renewable chemicals market in 2016 followed by North America and Asia-Pacific. Europe comprises of most of the major brands operating in the renewable chemicals market which is expected to spur the growth of the renewable chemicals market in this region. The European Government has posed various stringent rules on the use of petroleum and fossil fuel has enforced researchers and manufacturers to develop green technology. This factor may outset the huge growth of renewable chemicals market. North America is likely to experience reasonable growth for renewable chemicals market. Strict regulations led by the U.S. government for the use of fossil fuels due to a negative impact on the environment. Moreover, plentiful of raw materials present in North America may act as the advantage for manufacturers. This factor may foster the growth of the renewable chemical market in this region. Inquire more about this report @ https://www.zionmarketresearch.com/inquiry/renewable-chemicals-market Asia pacific is expected to specter enormous growth for renewable chemicals market in the forecast period, owing to growing trend for renewable chemicals such as alcohols and biopolymers. Low regulations and relatively low labor cost in regions such as India and China may boost the growth of the renewable chemicals market in Asia-Pacific. Tremendously escalating industrialization and urbanization in emerging economies may amplify the growth of the renewable chemicals market in this region. Forthcoming technologies and various end user applications such as food industry, transportation, and agriculture among others are expected to bolster the growth of the renewable chemicals market in coming years. Agriculture is the major livelihood in most of the parts in China and India and is predicted to maintain its pace. Therefore, growing agriculture sector is expected to further enhance the renewable chemicals market in coming years. Latin America is expected to show modest growth in the coming years. Growing awareness of green and clean chemicals is anticipated to urge the growth of the renewable chemicals market in this region. The sharp rise in industrialization in Brazil may incite the growth of the renewable chemicals market in the forecast period.  The Middle East and Africa is projected to witness decent growth owing to abundant petroleum feedstock and availability of workforce is pulling the manufacturers to invest in this region. Corbion N.V., Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Myriant Corporation, Genomatica, Metabolix Inc., BASF, Braskem, BioMCN, NatureWorks LLC, DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, Cobalt Technologies and BioAmber among others are some of the leading players operating in the renewable chemicals market. For more inquiry contact our sales team @ sales@zionmarketresearch.com This report segments the renewable chemicals market as follows: Zion Market Research is an obligated company. We create futuristic, cutting edge, informative reports ranging from industry reports, company reports to country reports. We provide our clients not only with market statistics unveiled by avowed private publishers and public organizations but also with vogue and newest industry reports along with pre-eminent and niche company profiles. Our database of market research reports comprises a wide variety of reports from cardinal industries. Our database is been updated constantly in order to fulfill our clients with prompt and direct online access to our database. Keeping in mind the client’s needs, we have included expert insights on global industries, products, and market trends in this database. Last but not the least, we make it our duty to ensure the success of clients connected to us—after all—if you do well, a little of the light shines on us.


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Wiseguyreports.Com Adds “Bioplastics & Biopolymers -Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities and analysis of Top Key Player Forecast to 2022” To Its Research Database According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Bioplastics & Biopolymers market is expected to grow from $3.12 billion in 2015 to reach $7.66 billion by 2022 with a CAGR of 13.7%. Increased consciousness and strict government regulations towards environment policies are favoring the market growth. In addition, volatility in crude oil prices is driving the manufacturers to adopt bioplastics & biopolymers as a substitute to raw material, which is the key factor fueling the market growth. On the other hand, performance issues and high price of bioplastics are limiting the market growth. In 2015, Bio-PET segment commands the global bioplastics & biopolymers market and is projected to continue its domination over the forecast period. It is attributed to its similar properties of petroleum based PET, which is appropriate for all applications. The Packaging sector leads the market globally with the biggest market share and is expected to grow with a high CAGR during the forecast period. It is driven by booming market for eco-friendly packaging. Europe is anticipated to hold the largest share in global market due to its huge distribution network of bioplastics & biopolymers. Some of the key players in global bioplastics & biopolymers market include Arkema S.A., BASF SE, Biome Technologies PLC, Bio-On S.P.A, Braskem S.A., Cargill incorporated, Corbion NV, E. I. DU Pont De Nemours And Company, Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, Metabolix, INC, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, NatureWorks LLC, Novamont S.p.A., Plantic Technologies Ltd., Solvay SA, and Toray Industries. Regions Covered: • North America o US o Canada o Mexico • Europe o Germany o France o Italy o UK o Spain o Rest of Europe • Asia Pacific o Japan o China o India o Australia o New Zealand o Rest of Asia Pacific • Rest of the World o Middle East o Brazil o Argentina o South Africa o Egypt What our report offers: - Market share assessments for the regional and country level segments - Market share analysis of the top industry players - Strategic recommendations for the new entrants - Market forecasts for a minimum of 7 years of all the mentioned segments, sub segments and the regional markets - Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations) - Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations - Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends - Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments - Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements For more information, please visit https://www.wiseguyreports.com/sample-request/674303-bioplastics-biopolymers-global-market-outlook-2016-2022


Patent
Hitachi Zosen Corporation, NatureWorks, Nagoya University and Tohoku Electric Power Co. | Date: 2012-09-11

This invention provides a method for synthesizing semi-crystalline polylactides (PLA) even from a lactide mixture including meso-LA and rac-LA. According to the invention, when a mixture of racemic lactide and meso-lactide ispolymerized using a catalyst capable of iso-selectively polymerizing L-lactide and D-lactide, an amorphous poly (meso-lactide) block is formed from meso-lactide and a semi-crystalline poly (racemic lactide) block is formed from racemic lactide by separately polymerizing racemic lactide and meso-lactide by taking advantage of a difference in physicochemical properties between racemic lactide and meso-lactide, whereby polylactide which is semi-crystalline as a whole is produced.


Yeast cells are transformed with an exogenous xylose isomerase gene. Additional genetic modifications enhance the ability of the transformed cells to ferment xylose to ethanol or other desired fermentation products. Those modifications include deletion of non-specific or specific aldose reductase gene(s), deletion of xylitol dehydrogenase gene(s) and/or overexpression of xylulokinase.


Patent
NatureWorks | Date: 2016-06-28

Polylactide fibers are made from a blend of polylactides. One of the polylactides has a ratio of R-lactic and S-lactic units from 8:92 to 92:8. The second polylactide has a ratio of the R-lactic and S-lactic units of 97:3 or 3:97. The ratio of the R-lactic units to S-lactic units in the blend is from 7:93 to 25:75 or from 75:25 to 93:7. The polylactide fiber contains at least 5 Joules of polylactide crystallites per gram of polylactide resin in the fiber.


Patent
NatureWorks | Date: 2013-09-27

Lactic acid equivalents are recovered from a starting lactide stream by catalytically racemizing a portion of the lactide in the stream at a temperature of 180 C. or below. This increases the proportion of two species of lactide (i.e., at least two of S,S-, R,R- or meso-lactide) at the expense of the third species. The racemized mixture so obtained can be separated to recover some or all of one or more of the lactide species from the remaining lactide species, by a process such as melt crystallization or distillation. Impurities in the starting lactide stream usually are retained mostly in the remaining meso-lactide, so a highly purified S,S- and/or R,R-lactide stream can be produced in this manner. Such a purified S,S- and R,R-lactide stream is suitable for polymerization to form a polylactide.

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