Anellotech’s Technology Converts Lay’s Potato Chip Bag into Key Chemical Required for New Plastic Bottles

Anellotech LogoPearl River, NY, USA, 27 February 2020 –Sustainable technology company Anellotech has announced that a laboratory demonstration of its Plas-TCat™ technology – which transforms mixed plastic waste directly into chemicals – successfully converted a Lay’s Barbeque Potato Chip (PepsiCo) bag into paraxylene, the primary chemical used to make virgin PET for beverage bottles. The conversion also had high yields of benzene, toluene and olefins used to make a range of plastics, including polyethylene, polypropylene, nylon, ABS and polycarbonate.

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Press Release: DMC Biotech Completes Successful Pilot of L-alanine

DMC logoBoulder, CO, USA, February 6, 2020 – DMC Biotechnologies has successfully produced its lead product, L-alanine at pilot scale. Commercial key performance metrics were achieved and performance from the bench scale was also demonstrated at 3m3 scale fermentation and for each of the downstream purification unit operations. The robustness of DMC’s Dynamic Metabolic Control technology to the process environment was also validated.

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