Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation's biomass-based polycarbonate diol (PCD) BENEBiOL has been certified as a bio-based product under the BioPreferred Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). This program is aimed to magnify the market horizon for bio-based products.
UBE Corporation has begun the third expansion of its polycarbonate diol (PCD) production facilities at one of its Thailand-located subsidiaries. The facility is estimated to commence operations in August 2023, and it is intended to increase the manufacturing capacity from 8,000 tons to 12,000 tons annually.
Author Credits: Smruti Ranjan, Rajrani Baghel