Cargill-Dow has opened the first facility to make commercial-grade plastic resins from renewable resources such as field corn. Products produced from the Omaha, NE-based facility will be able to compete head-to-head with petroleum-based plastics on performance and price, the company says. Through a distillation process, Cargill-Dow will extract the carbon from the plant materials and use it as the basic building block for plastics and fibers. The company claims the so-called ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Plastics from Corn" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (248) 799-2642