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Unlock the potential of sustainable chemistry

Today, over 90% of chemicals and materials are fossil-based

The environmental challenge posed by fossil-based chemistry looms large, casting a shadow over our planet's health. From carbon emissions driving climate change to pollution from extraction processes, its impact is profound. By confronting these issues head-on, we pave the way for a cleaner, greener future. Let's rally our efforts towards sustainable alternatives, ensuring a legacy of stewardship and preservation for generations to come.

Sustainable Chemistry Solutions with FuraCore®

Welcome to the world of sustainable chemistry, where innovation meets environmental responsibility. Among the stars of this transformative journey are two compounds: HMF (5-Hydroxymethylfurfural) and FDCA (2,5-Furandicarboxylic acid). HMF, derived from renewable biomass, offers a promising alternative to fossil-based raw materials and is a versatile bio-based platform chemical, while FDCA serves as a key building block for biobased plastics and materials. Together, they symbolize our commitment to crafting a future where chemistry nurtures both prosperity and planetary well-being.

If plastic is needed, why not choose one that makes sense?

With our breakthrough technology to produce FDCA, we’re laying the foundation for a plastic that makes sense – one that originates from growing plants that absorb carbon dioxide during their lifespan. FDCA  is an organic chemical compound that occurs in nature and the key building block for bio-based plastics such as PEF (Polyethylene Furanoate). PEF could replace PET bottles, aluminium cans and glass jars in a wide variety of applications and industries. 

100% bio-based and renewable plastic | FuraCore® FDCA explained

Where can you use FDCA?

FDCA is best known as the key building block for PEF, but can also be used as a monomer component in coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers. This means that a wide range of manufacturers can use our elegant and innovative technology to grow sustainably.

Learn more on how it can be used for:
PEF and closely related polyesters
CASE (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants & Elastomers) and other specialty applications

Or, learn about:
HMF by the Furacore® process

See how polymer grade FDCA becomes reality in our FuraCore® pilot plant in this webinar recording

Innovation never happens in isolation

We realise that great innovations do not happen in isolation. As we’re moving forward with commercialisation of our FuraCore® process for FDCA, we’re looking to team up with other industry leaders who want to turn the FuraCore process and products into an industrial reality.

In Europe and around the world, there are companies of varied sizes and across industries looking for renewable plastic alternatives for their products. Joining the commercialisation of a new era of bio-based plastics lets you tap into a growing market. 


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