About Avantium Technologies
Avantium develops and commercialises innovative chemistry technologies in order to produce chemicals and materials based on renewable feedstock instead of fossil resources. Our two lead products are FDCA and plantMEG™. Together, they enable the production of the novel plastic PEF: 100% plant-based, recyclable and degradable with superior performance. Avantium also provides advanced catalysis products and services to organisations who desire to gain efficiency in their processes.
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News about Avantium Technologies
16-Mar-2016 | business & finance
BASF and Avantium intend to establish joint venture
Further development and licensing of Avantium’s production processes for FDCA and PEF at industrial scale
27-Jan-2012 | business & finance
Rhodia and Avantium to jointly develop biobased polyamides
Rhodia, member of the Solvay Group, and Avantium announced that they have entered into a partnership to jointly develop a range of new bio-based polyamides ...
09-Aug-2011 | people
Jeff Kolstad joins Avantium as Chief Scientist to accelerate bioplastics development
Avantium announced that Dr. Jeffrey J. Kolstad has joined Avantium as Chief Scientist. Jeff Kolstad will strengthen Avantium’s team in developing a next ...
08-Jul-2011 | research and development
Solvay and Avantium to jointly develop green engineering plastics
Solvay and Avantium announced that they have entered into a partnership to jointly develop a next generation of green high-performance polyamides for ...
02-May-2011 | manufacturing
Avantium announces start-up of YXY polyester pilot plant
Avantium announced the successful start-up of its polyester pilot plant at the Chemelot site in Geleen, the Netherlands. The polyester plant is the first ...
15-Oct-2010 | research and development
Avantium builds YXY pilot plant for green materials and fuels
Avantium announced that it has started with the construction of a pilot plant at the Chemelot site (Geleen, the Netherlands). The pilot plant will produce ...
08-Oct-2010 | business & finance
Teijin Aramid and Avantium enter partnership to explore green high-performance polymers
Teijin Aramid and Avantium announced that they have entered into an R&D partnership to explore high-performance polymers. The partnership builds on Teijin ...