Press Release: Covestro And Reverdia Develop Bio-based TPU

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New partnership for plastics from renewable raw materials

Improved carbon footprint along the process chain 

Covestro, formerly Bayer MaterialScience, and Reverdia have reached an agreement to jointly develop and promote thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) based on renewable raw materials.  Covestro will employ Biosuccinium™ succinic acid from Reverdia for the production of its Desmopan® -brand TPU for use in a variety of applications, including in the footwear and consumer electronics industries.

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Press Release: Belgian Solar Car Produced With Bio-based Resins to Compete at the World Solar Challenge 2015

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Cardolite Corporation, SHD composite Materials Ltd and our client Solvay Epicerol® are supporting the Punch Powertrain Solar Team from the University of Leuven in building the Punch One, a Belgian solar car based on bio-based resins.  The Punch One, that will run the Solar Challenge in Australia in October, is produced with carbon fiber prepregs impregnated with Epicerol®-based BisA epoxy and cured with a hardener based on cashew nutshell liquid (CNSL), a natural renewable chemical raw material.

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