Not much has changed since the 2015 study: Corncob prices still dominate the base price of furfural.
The most rapid gains in demand are expected for biobased commodity resins such as polyethylene and polypropylene, which are just beginning to enter... DalinYebo's insight: There are also the furfuryl alcohol based thermoset resins (http://j.mp/WxjpcY) made from furfuryl alcohol (FA). About 75% of the global FA is produced from corncobs derived furfural. See on http://www.packworld.com…Read more Global demand for biobased resins to rise 19% per year through 2017
In days gone by, no one living on the land wasted anything if they could find a use for it. That's one of the reasons that corn cobs were used just about anything - pipes, pot scrubbers, for corn cob jelly, as bird feeders, firestarters, paint rollers, dolls. There are even some enterprising corn cob…Read more Cob chic: as cellulosic biofuels arrive, the humble corn cob reigneth anew
CTI PFAN Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFRICEF) in Johannesburg, South Africa CTI PFAN Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFRICEF) CTI PFAN Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFRICEF) was held on 14-15 September 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa with the support of the International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer (ICETT), and…Read more Climate Technology Initiative