Sebacic Oman plans to build $250m bio-based nylon project in Duqm

Sebacic Oman SAOC plans to build a bio-based nylon project as forward integration of its soon-to-be-commissioned sebacic acid project in the Duqm free zone.biobased nylon

The 10,000 tonne per annum-capacity project, which is expected to produce two grades of bio-nylon (nylon 6-10 and nylon 10-10), will have an estimated capital expenditure of $250 million.

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Sebacic Acid Market Challenges, Key Players, Industry Segments, Development, Opportunities, Forecast Report 2027

Attributing to the increasing demand in applications such as textiles, cosmetics, households and others; Sebacic Acid is gaining a huge traction over the past few years. Rising demand of textiles worldwide is escorting market growth to the ascended heights.Sebacic_acid_3D_ball

According to the report, Sebacic acid market is expected grow enormously by 2027, registering a phenomenal CAGR during the anticipated period (2017 – 2027). Augmented demand for bio ingredient based cosmetics coupled with rising personal care industry have created potential in the Sebacic Acid market globally.

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Bio-Polyamide, Specialty Polyamide and Precursors Market to Grow in the Coming Years

Undecanoic acid and sebacic acid derived from castor oil areamong the most dominant raw materials used in the production of bio based polyamide. Owing to the eco logical benefits, bio based polyamides are gaining acceptance and are anticipated to be the fastest growing product segment during the forecast period.Sebacic_acid_3D_ball

Asia Pacific dominates the global demand for bio-polyamide, specialty polyamide andprecursors and the trend is expected to continue during the forecast period.

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Sebacic Acid Market set to witness significant growth driven by widening application scope

Global Sebacic Acid Market is expected to witness prolific growth over the forecast period driven by increasing demand from end-use industries such as household, automotive, and aerospace.sebacic acid

Rising awareness regarding personal care & hygiene among consumers in regions such as Asia Pacific and Latin America is slated to positively impact market growth over the forecast period. The product finds wide application scope as a monomer for production of textiles, lubricants, candles, hydraulic fluids, and cosmetics.

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Novel Surgical Sealant Could Make Sutures Obsolete

A new surgical glue is based on a proprietary polymer that demonstrates superior biocompatibility, tunable bioresorbability and adjustable tissue adherence.logo_gecko_10emeretourv2

The Gecko Biomedical (Paris, France) SETALUM Sealant is a hydrophobic light-activated adhesive (HLAA) designed for both wet and dynamic environments as an add-on to sutures during minimally invasive vascular surgery.

Unique chemical and physical properties include high viscosity, hydrophobicity, and on demand curing. The adhesive, which is based on a mixture of easily metabolized glycerol and sebacic acid, can be brushed on a biological surface and set in seconds with a short application of ultraviolet (UV) light.

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Sebacic Acid Export from Duqm Plant to Start in ’18

Sebaic Oman will start exporting sebacic acid from its $62 million plant in Duqm from Q1 2018, as it would become operational by the end of 2017.sebacic acid

Sebacic acid in powder form would be filled into flexi tanks in containers and exported from Port of Duqm to countries such as US, China and Japan and the equipment meant for the 30,000 tonnes/year plant had been arriving through the port.

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Biobased PA 6.10 Compounds Added to Portfolio of BioFed

German biodegradable and biobased plastics producer Bio-Fed  has added renewable resource-based polyamide compounds, the “MVera ECS” products, to its portfolio. The main focus of Bio-Fed is on compostable and biodegradable plastic compounds for film applications as well as injection moulding.bio-fed

The new PA 6.10 fulfils the standard definition of a bioplastic since it is made up of approximately 60% renewable resources. Castor oil, derived from the seeds of the plant Ricinuns communis, forms the basis of sebacic acid, which is the product’s renewable raw material content.

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First CMA CGM Container Ship Arrives in Duqm Port for Sebacic Oman

Port of Duqm has received the first containers from French shipping giant CMA CGM via the Oman Express Service operated by Oman Shipping Company through its subsidiary Oman Container Line.Sebacic_acid_3D_ball

The containers, which were loaded with project equipment for Sebacic Oman SAOC, soon to become the world’s largest Sebacic Acid plant in Duqm, originated from China and were transshipped via another regional port.

Port of Duqm received the containers at its early container terminal, from where they will be delivered to Sebacic Oman’s site.

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Castor Oil Derivative Market to Witness Comprehensive Growth by 2021

Among the various castor oil derivatives, sebacic acid and dehydrated castor oil are one of the major revenue generators in the global castor oil market. Large scale adoption of sebacic acid in plasticizers, cosmetics, lubricants is catalysing its growth in the castor derivatives market.sebacic acid

Asia Pacific is the largest consumer of castor oil and is expected to retain the higher growth rate during the next few years due to strong growth in surface coatings, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics industry.

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Global Sebacic Acid Market to Increase in the Coming Years

Over the past few years, there has been an increase in demand for sebacic acid particularly for applications such as textiles, cosmetics, households and others. Increasing demand for textiles has escalated the growth of sebacic acid.Sebacic_acid_3D_ball

China is the leading producer of sebacic acid and exports around 100,000 metric tons. Owing to this, Asia-Pacific is estimated to be the largest market for Sebacic acid followed by Europe and North America.

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