Company initiatives

Bio-based specialty chems thrive

My last article from ICIS this year was just published as part of the SOCMA Leadership 2012 supplement. I was assigned to write an article on how specialty chemicals companies such as Allylix, Rivertop Renewables, and Blue Marble Biomaterials (BMB) are doing amid financing pressures and mainstream media focusing more towards bio-based commodity products as opposed to specialty chemicals.

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About Doris de Guzman

Will Green Chemistry save the world or is it hype? Doris de Guzman examines alternative processing, new technology, R&D and other sustainability initiatives aimed at preventing pollution; replacing ingredients; and using renewable feedstocks in Green Chemistry. She has been covering the oleochemicals market for 15 years and spread her beat to inorganics, biofuels and green chemistry.


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