About PURAC biochem
PURAC is the worldwide market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives and lactides. PURAC has over 70 years of experience in the development, manufacturing and marketing of these products in a broad range of industries. PURAC operates production plants in the USA, the Netherlands, Spain, Brazil and Thailand and markets its products through a worldwide network of sales offices and distributors.
PURAC has a strong focus on the development of the bioplastics market. PURAC develops this market through innovative solutions and partnerships with a select group of companies in the plastics industry. PURAC is headquartered in The Netherlands and is a part of CSM.
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05-Mar-2014 | Manufacturing
Succinity produces first commercial quantities of biobased succinic acid
Succinity GmbH has announced the start-up of its first commercial production facility. The plant, located at the Corbion Purac site in Montmeló, Spain, has ...
10-Oct-2012 | Cooperation
BASF and CSM establish 50-50 joint venture for biobased succinic acid
BASF and Purac, a subsidiary of CSM, are establishing a joint venture for the production and sale of biobased succinic acid. The company will be named ...
01-Mar-2012 | Manufacturing
Successful start-up of Purac's 75,000 ton lactide plant in Thailand
Purac has successfully completed the construction of its new 75,000 metric ton/year Lactide plant in Thailand. The construction of this EUR 45 million ...
03-Aug-2011 | Cooperation
BASF and CSM explore a bio-based succinic acid joint venture
BASF SE and Purac, a subsidiary of CSM nv, announced the start of negotiations to form a joint venture for the production of bio-based succinic acid. The ...
25-Feb-2011 | Manufacturing
CSM and Indorama Ventures in Alliance Discussion for PLA
CSM's subsidiary Purac and Indorama Ventures PLC (IVL) are in discussions to set up a Polylactic acid (PLA) manufacturing facility in Thailand, with an ...
14-Sep-2010 | Business
Purac to build new plant for biomedical resorbable polymers in the USA
Purac announces the investment in a new manufacturing facility for its biomedical polymers. The plant is meant to support the growing resorbable polymers ...
13-Sep-2010 | Cooperation
Purac and Arkema sign an agreement for joint development of Lactides based block-copolymers
Purac and Arkema announce their collaboration in functional Lactide-based block copolymers. These block copolymers will enhance the thermo-mechanical and ...