2012 05 08 eu asia biomass conference malaysia 9 may 2012 dwa

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Biobased Products
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2012 05 08 eu asia biomass conference malaysia 9 may 2012 dwa

  1. 1. Biobased Products Markets and possibilities in Europe and around the world 9 May 2012 Derek AtkinsonPresenting to: © 5/10/2012 1
  2. 2. Agenda Purac at a glance Developments in biobased products Developments in bioplastics EU policies to implement a biobased economy Purac investments in a biobased economy © 5/10/2012 2
  3. 3. Purac at a glance 80 years experience in the development, production and marketing of natural lactic acid Focus on:  Food preservation  Green chemicals and biobased building blocks Global network and manufacturing footprint with the core of the development activities in the Netherlands Turnover of 407 mil EUR (2011) 1050 Employees Growth driven by innovation Fermentation is a key competence for Purac © 5/10/2012 3
  4. 4. Global presence Purac sales office Purac regional application center Purac factory
  5. 5. 100,000 mton Lactic Acid plant Purac Thailand © 5/10/2012 5
  6. 6. 75,000 mtons PLA monomers plant Purac Thailand © 5/10/2012 6
  7. 7. 5,000 mton PLA plant at Synbra, NL © 5/10/2012 7
  8. 8. Developments in biobased products © 5/10/2012 8
  9. 9. Chemicals volume 20 times lower thanfuels, but similar in total added value300 895 43% Fuels 71% 42% Chemicals 3% 26% 15% OtherVolume Value Added Source: New Scientist 2007 © 5/10/2012 9
  10. 10. Leading chemicals, fuels and commodities players arebuilding biobased chemicals into their portfolios Commercial stage Not yet commercial Epi- Ethyl- Acrylic Chloro- ene hydrin (PE) EO/ Acid MEG Adipic (3- or Acid 2-HPA) 1,3-PDO (Nylon 6,6) (PTT) PTA Amino (PET) acids for L+/D- Succinic acid Lactic acid forms (PBS,BDO) (PLA) Bio-based Bio-based 1,4-BDO products products Surfactants Butanol PHA Farnesene Green solvents Acetic Isoprene acid Poly- propylene Citric acid Songyuan (PP) Jian Biochem. Source: ICIS © 5/10/2012 10
  11. 11. Value generated per dry ton biomass Malaysian Ringgits © 5/10/2012 11
  12. 12. Global market for fermentationderived fine chemicalsChemical 2009 USD millions 2013 USD millionsAmino Acids 5,410 7,821Enzymes 3,200 4,900Organic Acids 2,651 4,036Vitamins 2,397 2,286Antibiotics 1,800 2,600Xanthan 443 708Total 15,901 22,351 (+40%) Source: Frost & Sullivan 2011 Advances in Fermentation Technologies An Industry Overview © 5/10/2012 12
  13. 13. Biobased chemicals assessed for marketpenetration and reference materialsBiobased chemical Reference petrochemicalEthyl lactate Ethyl acetateEthylene EthyleneAdipic acid Adipic acidAcetic acid Acetic acidn-Butanol n-ButanolPTT PTT & Nylon 6PHA HDPEPLA PET and PSFDCA Terephthalic acidSuccinic acid Maleic anhydride Source: Patel, M and others The BREW Project (adapted) © 5/10/2012 13
  14. 14. Future GHG savings per ton and annual savingsassuming complete replacement fossil based chemical Product GHG savings Capacity GHG savings ton CO2 / ton product million tpa million tpa CO2 Acetic acid 1.2 8.3 9.6 Acrylic acid 1.5 2.9 4.4 Adipic acid 3.3 2.4 7.9 Butanol 3.9 2.5 9.6 Caprolactam 5.2 3.9 20.0 Ethanol 2.7 2.6 7.1 Ethyl lactate 1.9 1.2 2.2 Ethylene 2.5 100.0 246 Lysine 3.6 0.6 2.3 Succinic acid 5.0 1.4 6.8 1,3-propanediol 2.9 - - PHA 2.8 57.0 160 PLA 3.3 11.1 36.5 Source: Hermann, G.G. And others 2007 © 5/10/2012 14
  15. 15. Developments in bioplastics © 5/10/2012 15
  16. 16. Global production capacity bioplasticsCapacity 1600 in tons * 1000 1400 1200 1000 800 Capacity 600 400 200 0 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Year Source: European Bioplastics Association © 5/10/2012 16
  17. 17. Global bioplastics capacity by 2015 Total capacity Bio-PE 1,709,700 mton Bio-PET PLA PHA Biodegradable polyesters Bio-PE Biodegradable starch blends 120,000 450,000 Bio-PVC 124,800 Bio-PA Regenerated Cellulose 143,500 Bio-PET 290,000 PLA-Blends PHA Bio-PP 147,100 PLA 216,000 Bio-PC Others Source: European Bioplastics Association © 5/10/2012 17
  18. 18. Comparing bio-routes to different products Theoretical Actual Overall Kg sugar Overall Kg sugarProduct Technology process for 1 kg process for 1 kg Remarks yield polymer yield polymerBio PLA Sugar to PLA In commercial operation, via lactic 80% 1,25 > 62% < 1,60 Purac, Natureworks, acid and others LactidesBio PE Sugar to ethanol to 31% 3,22 < 25% > 4,00 In commercial operation ethylene to in Brazil, Braskem PEBio PP Sugar to ethanol to 47% 2,14 No Commercial suppliers propyleneBio PET * Bio MEG + MEG: India Glycols, Bio PTA, 36% 2,77 < 20% >5,00 * PTA :via bio-isobutanol from sugar (Gevo) or isobutene * Bio-PET is not commerial, for the actual yield calculation an assumption of 90% yield of the theoretical yield for each process step has been made. © 5/10/2012 18
  19. 19. EU policies to implement a biobased economy © 5/10/2012 19
  20. 20. EU putting the biobased economy high on the agenda Europe 2020 Knowledge based Bio-economy Lead markets initiative for biobased products 20
  21. 21. EU building a biobased economy Societal support for green 2011 Europe economy Strategy and 2020 Action plan & on biobased Innovation economy Union National Biobased Lead Economy Market Programs Initiative Consumer demand for sustainable products
  22. 22. Purac investments in a biobased economy © 5/10/2012 22
  23. 23. Addressing sustainability along value chain Sustainable Sourcing R&D Operations Solutions• Sustainable • Processes • Bioplastics (PLA) Sourcing based on • Succinic Acid • Reduction Program alternative • Natural targets for focusing on substrates preservatives Energy, Water, most important • Improved • Health & Packaging, and raw materials production wellness Waste (palm oil, sugar, processes • Salt reduction cocoa, …) 23
  24. 24. Towards an even more sustainable LacticAcid process
  25. 25. The new gypsum-free Lactic Acid processuses less raw materials and results inless co-products
  26. 26. Demonstration plantfor gypsum-freeLactic Acid processin Gorinchem, NL © 5/10/2012 26
  27. 27. Alternative substratesAim: Non-food substrates for non-food applicationsGoal: A plant for producing PLA monomers using non-food substrates by 2015Examples of potential substrates: Corn stover Bagasse Wood waste Corn cobs EFB’s Paper waste 27
  28. 28. Towards a lower carbon footprint 28
  29. 29. Investments innew biobased chemicals © 5/10/2012 29
  30. 30. Purac has joined forces with the strongestand most experienced chemicals intermediate player in the world Joint News Release 1 August 2011 BASF and CSM explore a bio-based succinic acid joint venture The two companies will intensify their collaboration with the aim to become the leading supplier in the succinic acid market LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY and DIEMEN, NETHERLANDS, August 1, 2011 – BASF SE and Purac, a subsidiary of CSM nv, today announce the start of negotiations to form a joint venture for the production of bio-based succinic acid. 30
  31. 31. Succinic Acid as a platform chemical 31
  32. 32. Application fields of biobased Succinic Acid Coolants Fuel Food Pharma Deicers Additive s Fine Polyamides Plasticizers Chemicals Personal Care Biopolymer Polyurethane Solvents Polyesters Intermediates 32
  33. 33. © 5/10/2012 33 33

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