Anhui Guozhen Group, a Chinese green energy company, Chemtex Chemical Engineering, a global engineering firm, and Clariant, a focused and forward-thinking speciality chemical company, have inked a licencing agreement on sunliquid cellulosic ethanol technology.
Bracell's new factory, Project Star produced the first cellulose sheet to kick off business operations and begin the company's learning curve. The company's audacious growth plan in the State of So Paulo, which would diversify and boost the plant's output to 1.5 million tonnes of soluble cellulose or up to 3 million tonnes of kraft cellulose annually, was made possible by the startup. The company has started operations and is now the largest manufacturer of soluble cellulose in the world.
Author Credits: Smruti Ranjan, Rajrani Baghel