The creation of a new global bio-based and renewables application development team has been announced by Sulzer Chemtech. It said in a statement: “This will lead innovation for the conversion of renewable feedstocks into oleo-chemicals, biofuels, bio-chemicals and bio-polymers.”

It said it will also support the development of cutting-edge solutions for plastic recycling. This will be achieved by delivering advanced, fully customisable separation technologies, mass transfer and polymerisation solutions for businesses interested in developing or producing sustainable materials. 

The move further strengthens Sulzer’s commitment to drive innovation and early adoption of green and recycling technologies within the chemicals processing and manufacturing sectors, it said in the statement. 

It said: “The bio-based and renewables team is comprised of skilled engineers from around the world. By leveraging their combined capabilities, Sulzer can act as a full-service provider for the design, manufacture, testing, installation and startup of standard as well as custom mass transfer and polymerisation solutions for any application. From single components, to technology licensing and full industrial-scale plants, Sulzer can offer a global service with local points of contact.”

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11th May 2020