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Dec 2018
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy
Polymers and Plastics

Biorenewable Insights: Bio-Surfactants

The purpose of this report is to analyze developing technologies for the production of renewable surfactants.  Technical and economic aspects of producing renewable surfactants are explored in detail as.  Production capacity developments, drivers for development, and commercialization obstacles are also explored.
Dec 2018
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Polymers and Plastics
Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials
Petrochemicals

Specialty Styrenics

This report provides an updated overview of the technological, economic and market aspects of selected specialty styrenics, including ASA, MBS, MABS, SMMA.  Detailed cost of production estimates for various technologies are presented for USGC, China, Western Europe and Middle East.
Dec 2018
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Polymers and Plastics
Petrochemicals

Biorenewable Insights: Bio-Super Absorbent Polymers (SAPs)

The purpose of this report is to analyze developing technologies for the production of superabsorbent polymers.  Technical and economic aspects of producing SAPs through bio-based acrylic acid and non-acrylate based SAP routes are explored in detail.  Technology developments, drivers for development, and commercialization timelines and obstacles are also explored.
Dec 2018
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy
Polymers and Plastics

Biorenewable Insights: Renewable Ammonia

The purpose of this report is to analyze developing technologies for the production of renewable ammonia, through the production of renewable hydrogen.  Technical and economic aspects of producing renewable ammonia are explored in detail as.  Production capacity developments, drivers for development, and commercialization obstacles are also explored.
Dec 2018
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy
Polymers and Plastics

Biorenewable Insights: Polyurethanes

The purpose of this report is to analyze developing technologies for the production of renewable polyurethanes, with a major focus on the feedstocks for polyurethanes—polyols and diisocyanates.  Technical and economic aspects of producing bio-based polyols and bio-based diisocyanates are explored in detail as well as some investigation of bio-based non-isocyanate routes to polyurethanes.  Production capacity developments, drivers for development, and commercialization obstacles are also explored.
Dec 2018
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Polymers and Plastics
Petrochemicals

Polyvinyl Alcohol

The process technology and production economics for polyvinyl alcohol and its key raw material, vinyl acetate, are presented.  Comparative cost of production estimates are developed for the USGC, China (acetylene and ethylene-based), Japan, Taiwan, and Western Europe.  Global demand by application as well as tri-regional capacity and supply/demand/trade data is provided.
Dec 2018
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy
Polymers and Plastics

Biorenewable Insights: 2,5 Furandicarboxylic Acid (FDCA)

The purpose of this report is to analyze developing technologies for the production of 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA).  Technical and economic aspects of producing FDCA through several different process routes including catalytic and enzymatic oxidation technologies utilizing different sources of sugar are explored in detail as well as unconventional technologies to produce FDCA such as the galactaric acid route.  Production capacity developments, drivers for development, and commercialization obstacles are also explored.
Nov 2018
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Petrochemicals
Polymers and Plastics

Methyl Methacrylate (MMA)

This techno-economic report offers a review of chemistry, properties, technology, and development trends of Methyl Methacrylate.  The report provides economics for Methyl Methacrylate for several different global locations (USGC, Western Europe, China, Japan, and Southeast Asia) under a consistent second quarter 2018 price scenario.  The report also provides a regional market analysis.
Sep 2018
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Polymers and Plastics

Polyolefins Technology Report - 2018

Detailed analysis of developments in polyolefin technology and includes all major licensed technologies, as well as technologies not licensed but important to the polyolefins industry. Focuses on factors within the industry and the external market that shape technology developments and competitive positioning.

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