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Covestro Is Planning to Go All in on Bio-Based Raw Materials

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Covestro’s family of partially bio-based thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) is now being marketed under the name Desmopan EC. Depending on the product hardness, up to 60 percent of the carbon content is derived from biomass. Compared to fossil-based TPUs, their carbon footprint is reduced by more than 20 percent. The products are made of bio-based succinic…

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