Singaporean oil-based products manufacturer United Global has formed a joint venture with Japanese nanofibre specialist M-TechX to operate a nanofibre manufacturing plant in Indonesia.
The partnership is exploring numerous industrial applications where they can exploit the high absorption and large surface areas of nanofibre-based nonwovens, including removing oil from grease traps to mopping up oil spills at sea.
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