“As leaders in sustainable fiber technology, we are extremely pleased to be partnered with Universal Fiber Systems in commercializing Verdezyne’s bio-based adipic acid for use in specialty products such as carpet fiber and performance apparel yarns,” says E. William Radany, president and CEO of Verdezyne.
“Within our strategic global markets, great emphasis has been placed on sustainability,” says Marc Ammen, CEO of Universal Fiber Systems. “Some companies focus on a cradle-to-cradle model, while others seek to reduce environmental impact and avoid petroleum depletion. Universal products support both of these initiatives. Our commitment to sustainability is steadfast and unwavering. We believe that microorganisms can be the chemical producers of the future, and we welcome this opportunity to work toward common objectives with Verdezyne on our quest to achieve sustainability while employing any and all technologies.”