Roquette has a wide experience in producing sorbitol-based clarifiers using an efficient and environmentally sustainable production process. By offering DISORBENE® 3, Roquette opens a new reputable source for bis-DMBS, a state-of-the-art clarifier developed and sold by Millikenunder the registered trade name Millad® 3988, and provides additional capacity for this widely used clarifier to meet the growing needs of the polymer industry.
"Roquette has proven to be a very good partner to the polymer industry for the first and second generation sorbitol-based clarifiers in the past" points out Industry expert Dr. Felix Meyer, "and DISORBENE® 3 has the same quality standards and the advantageous granulometry of the Industry reference".
"Polypropylene producers in Europe are welcoming Roquette decision to re-enter the clarifier business as they were depending on one non-European supplier in the past" commented Mr. Thierry Laurent, head of Roquette Plant-based solutions department. "Roquette has recently created a new unit "Performance Plastics" to strengthen its link to the polymer industry".Next to DISORBENE®, Roquette is offering the following plant-based solutions for the polymer industry:
- GAIALENE® — plant-based resins
- POLYSORB® (isosorbide)
- Reverdia Biosuccinium
- POLYSORB® ID — phthalate-free plasticizer.