USA: DuPont Uses Biotechnology To Develop First Corn-Based Fibre
A new polymer that can be spun into apparel-grade textile fibres, yet incorporates a critical ingredient derived from corn rather than petroleum, has been announced by DuPont. The polymer, called Sorona, is the first product to be developed by the company's Bio-Based Materials business and has been pioneered in conjunction with Tate & Lyle.
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