Dec 2016
Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: PEF to Replace PET (2016 Program)

The purpose of this report is to analyze developments in polyethylene furanoate (PEF) as a replacement for polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which finds notable use in soda bottles.  The purpose of this study is to assess the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing PEF, and their relative costs by region against conventional PET.