Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) announced that a U.S. substance patent for biomass-resource derived aliphatic diols and derivatives has been granted.
The patent (U.S. patent No. 10287393) has broad applications in business operations engaged in the manufacture or sale of the above-mentioned products. Examples of the aliphatic diols include a butanediol and a both-hydroxy-terminated polyether and examples of the derivatives include cyclic compounds such as tetrahydrofuran.
MCC is established in 1933, focuses on petrochemicals, including basic petrochemicals, carbon, MMA, advanced polymers, high-performance chemicals, and other materials.
MMC was merged by former Mitsubishi Chemical, former Mitsubishi Plastics, former Mitsubishi Rayon in April 2017.
In early April this year, CET Group Co., Ltd built its physical toner company in Japan with MMC and Mitsubishi Chemical High Technology(MCHT).