MEMPHIS, TN (January 19, 2010) – PMC Biogenix is proud to announce the establishment of a new technical center devoted to the development of new products from renewable resources.
The Center for Renewable Chemistry is located on PMC’s 42-acre, integrated oleochemicals and derivatives manufacturing site in Memphis, Tennessee. The technical campus spans 3.5 acres and includes approximately 16,000 square feet of research and applications laboratories and office space, as well as a 7,000 square foot pilot plant. The pilot plant is equipped with multiple reactors from 10 to 500 gallon capacity and the necessary ancillary processing equipment to produce renewable products with a broad range of properties.
According to William Hayes, Business Manager, the Center for Renewable Chemistry provides a technical platform to enhance commercial service to a variety of market segments, including plastics, lubricants, personal care, and consumer products that support our cornerstone strategy of being an innovation leader in our industry.