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DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Expands Tennessee Manufacturing Facility

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DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products have announced the expansion of its Loudon, Tennessee manufacturing facility.

The expansion, which is scheduled to start immediately and complete mid-2019, will increase annual production of bio-based, 1,3-propanediol by 35 million pounds.

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“Our continued growth is a testament to our ability to meet the performance requirements of demanding applications with our plant-based ingredients,” said DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products president Todd Sutton. “The versatility of the product has powered the Sorona fiber business growth as well as fueled the expansion for Zemea and Susterra propanediol. The benefits of creating high-performing solutions in combination with renewability provides opportunities for us to continue to expand our market reach in the cosmetics, personal care, flavors, fibers and polyurethanes markets as well as many other applications.”