Partnering update: Lanxess/BioAmber for plasticizers; Rhodia/Cobalt for butanol

October 20, 2011 | Analyst Insight

Earlier today, BioAmber partnered with Lanxess to develop succinic acid–based plasticizers. The bio-based plasticizers will replace phthalates, and the two firms "expect to begin commercialization in 2012." The news comes...