INVISTA seeks bio-butadiene

August 2012
ICIS Chemical Business;8/27/2012, Vol. 282 Issue 5, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses a partnership between nylon producer INVISTA and biotechnology firm LanzaTech to develop bio-based 1,3 butadiene (BD) as an alternative to petroleum-based nylon feedstock. Topics include long-term plans to produce BD with gas fermentation, the possible commercialization of bio-BD, and the use of carbon monoxide (CO) feedstock in the production of BD.


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