BioPlastics World Journal 3(13) Features Flokser's Sertex Synthetic Leather Made with BioAmber Inc.'s Bio-Based Succinic Acid

Sertex synthetic leather uses polyester polyol made from BioAmber’s Bio-SA bio-based succinic acid, and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products’ Susterra bio-based 1,3-propanediol

July 29, 2015
"This new eco-friendly artificial leather fabric from Flokser demonstrates the performance that bio-based materials can offer in technically challenging applications. The artificial leather made with our Bio-SA and DuPont Tate & Lyle’s Susterra outperforms standard products, bringing better abrasion resistance and softer touch," explains Babette Pettersen, BioAmber Inc. Chief Commercial Officer.

Ekin Tükek, a Flokser board member, continues, "We have been working over the years on sustainability and have made remarkable steps, including being the first in Turkey to produce phthalate-free artificial leather polyurethane systems. We strive to work with global best-in-class companies to shape the future. ‘Working with BioAmber Inc. and DuPont Tate and Lyle has helped us to generate fresh ideas, and develop new products that offer a unique combination of performance and sustainability for our industry."

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