What’s Mitsubishi up to in renewable chemicals?

Mitsubishi Chemical – one of the 10 largest chemical companies in the world. Your next customer, supplier, partner, investor, or friend? A stealthy player you know little about? Somewhere in between?

Today, we look at Mitsubishi growing activity and importance in the sector.

One of the lesser-discussed companies in Digestville – and it’s a mystery why this is – is Mitsubishi. There must be a bioenergy or green chemical conference every week somewhere around the globe – ask yourself the last time you saw Mitsubishi making a keynote speech, or flooding the floor with eager delegates. Not, ahem, their style.

…Full Text: http://www.biofuelsdigest.com/biobased/2012/10/10/whats-mitsubishi-up-to-in-renewable-chemicals/

Tags: CO2, algae, seaweed, biofuel, ethanol, microalgae, celluosic biofuels, rice, lignocellulose, succinic acid, 1,4-butanediol (BDO), renewable energy, polybutylene succinate (PBS), sugar

Source

BiofuelsDigest, 2012-10-10.

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