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DRT to Construct a Paper Resin Distillation Plant in US

Published on 2013-10-21. Author : SpecialChem

DRT, a specialist since 1932 of the valorization of rosin and turpentine extracted from pine resin, is announcing the upcoming construction of a paper resin distillation plant in the United States.

From the outset DRT has used plant based resources from forestry industry. For example, it makes use of the co-products from the papermaking industry that it distils in order to obtain essences and resins. In order to meet an increasing demand from the market, DRT has decided to increase its distillation capacity and is announcing the construction of a new paper resin distillation plant in the United States.

This new plant will enable DRT to distil locally bought paper resins in the United States. It will enable DRT to secure its existing markets and it will be able to develop new products for the fragrance and terpenic resins market. DRT will therefore strengthen its position as one of the world leader and its place alongside its customers and suppliers.

About DRT

DRT, with a headquarter located in DAX, is specialised in the development of rosin and turpentine extracted from pine resin. As a French family-owned company, DRT employs 1,000 people and boasts sales of €320 million. Over 80% of sales are generated in international markets. DRT has sales offices and numerous industrial sites across the globe, including four factories in France, one in China and three in India through a joint venture. DRT mainly supplies the fragrance, adhesive, rubber, ink and food supplement markets.

Source: DRT

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