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30. September 2020

Emery Oleochemicals: Presentation of foam recycling technology at CPI 2020 Sustainability Webinar

Emery Oleochemicals, a manufacturer of natural-based speciality chemicals, announced that Mark Kinkelaar, PhD, Global Director of the company’s Eco-Friendly Polyols business, will be a panel speaker as part of the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) 2020 fall webinar series. The webinar “Sustainability and End of Life Topics in the Polyurethanes Industry” is scheduled for 5 October 2020 from 11 am to 1 pm Eastern US.

Infigreen recycled content polyols can help users achieve circular economy goals. (Source: Emery Oleochemicals)

Infigreen recycled content polyols can help users achieve circular economy goals. (Source: Emery Oleochemicals)

Dr. Kinkelaar’s presentation, titled “Driving Circularity: Advances over six years with Infigreen recycled content polyols”, will showcase Emery’s technology of converting scrap foam into recycled content polyols. Pilot scale since 2014 and commercialized at industrial-scale production since 2015 in a bespoke plant dedicated to manufacturing polyols and specialty esters, the company has led the way to help customers achieve sustainability goals through chemical recycling of polyurethane foam with both closed-loop and open-loop processes, said Emery Oleochemicals.

To register to attend the complimentary CPI October 5th sustainability webinar, visit https://web.cvent.com/event/4fad5010-45a8-49ec-9bf9-0a405a602a50/summary


About Emery Oleochemicals’ Eco-Friendly Polyols
Emerox and Infigreen polyols from Emery Oleochemicals are said to provide formulators and end-users in the polyurethane industry with robust solutions that offer enhanced and unique performance benefits. According to the manufacturer, many Emerox polyols are certified under the USDA BioPreferred programme and contain high biobased content (50 – 99 %) to help users achieve their sustainability objectives while Infigreen recycled content polyols help users achieve circular economy goals. The Eco-Friendly Polyols product portfolio addresses a broad range of flexible foam, rigid foam and CASE industry application requirements.

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