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Alan Zacher and John Frye - Honored with 2010 R&D 100 Award

September 2010
Alan and John are recipients of an R&D 100 award for their work on developing propylene glycol from renewable resources. The R&D 100 awards are presented by R&D Magazine and recognize the year’s top technology products. The team developed a method of producing propylene glycol, an additive common in consumer and industrial products, from plant byproducts. The additive has traditionally been derived from a petroleum base. The new “green glycol” has been licensed and is now in production. Congratulations!

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