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GENO and AQUAFIL – First Plant based PA6

Sustainability leader Genomatica (Geno) alongside longtime collaborator Aquafil [ECNL:IM] successfully completed the first demonstration scale production runs for plant-based nylon-6. Geno and Aquafil have produced the first several tons of plant-based nylon-6 building block caprolactam, have converted it to nylon-6 polymer, and are now in the process of transforming it for evaluation in nylon applications such as yarns for textile and carpet and engineering plastics as part of pre-commercial quantities from demonstration production taking place in Europe.

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AQUAFIL EverPET® – chemical regeneration

AQUAFIL Engineering as a global leading company for polyester technology is building a chemical regeneration plant with newest EverPET® technology in Arco (Italy).

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AQUAFIL LBT® + DFC® polyester plant completion

SRF (Thailand) and AQUAFIL Engineering GmbH (Germany) have completed and started a new polycondensation plant in Thailand. The plant is using the unique and newest AQUAFIL PET film technology and reached excellent quality and nominal capacity after a few days. The plant has lowest building and erection costs due to AQUAFIL LBT® and the world “fastest” technology for film line speed due to AQUAFIL DFC®. Additionally it has the lowest environmental impact due to low utility consumption and the usage of a part of the AQUAFIL EverPET® recycling technology.

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AQUAFIL launches E-Shop for ECONYL®

The platform hosts a wealth of information about sustainability and circularity to strengthen brand and consumer knowledge. The e-shop will host a range of global brands using ECONYL® Regenerated Nylon. For the first time, products made from ECONYL® are available all in one place, and can be filtered by their sustainability values.

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