Jul 06 2023
As the chemical industry looks to decarbonize, finding ways to produce key materials at scale from renewable feedstocks is a key concern. Chemical Week senior editor Vincent Valk spoke with Michael Deutsch, vice president for biochemicals at UPM, about the company’s plans to build out its biochemicals business, including an industrial-scale plant to produce glycols and renewable functional fillers, using wood as a feedstock.
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