World’s first bio-based plant in Johor set to create 400 jobs

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017

ASTANA (Kazakhstan): Four hundred jobs are expected to be created when the world’s first bio-based chemical manufacturing plant in Johor starts operations in 2019.

Bioeconomy Corporation senior vice-president (bio-industrial) Zainal Azman Abu Kassim said the Verde Palm Plant will use crude palm oil and palm by-products to produce diacid as an alternative to petroleum-derived chemicals.

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