DuPont and ADM join the race towards bio-based plastic bottles with announcement of FDME production process

In January 2016, DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) announced a new process to produce furan dicarboxylic methyl ester (FDME) from fructose. FDME is a high-purity derivative of furan dicarboxylic acid (FDCA), which the U.S. Department of Energy has identified as an imp...

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