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Avantium strikes sustainable materials deal

Dutch firm Avantium is partnering with US company Origin Materials to accelerate the mass production of the key elements of biopolymers for use in plastics. The partnership unites Avantium’s YXY technology, which converts plant-based sugars into furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA), with Origin’s technology platform that changes carbon from sustainable wood residues into useful building-block chemicals such…

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