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Novvi begins producing 100% renewable base oils and process oils

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Novvi LLC has announced the successful start-up of its Deer Park, Texas plant, where it is manufacturing and marketing 100% renewable base oils for the lubricants industry, and 100% renewable process oils for polymer, adhesives, and personal care industries.

Novvi added key processing steps and debottlenecked capabilities to make the Deer Park facility a fully standalone site and enabled production of these 100% renewable and sustainable product lines. “Through extensive feedback from our customers and partners, we designed these second-generation renewable products with the objective of not only delivering 100% renewability but also ‘best-in-class’ performance”, said Jason Wells, Chief Technology officer, and co-Founder of Novvi.

In lubricants, Novvi also actively engaged automotive OEMs to address their needs to enable future low viscosity 0W-12, and 0W-16 automotive lubricants that also deliver improved performance, reduced carbon footprint, and a more sustainable product lifecycle.

In addition, Novvi’s Deer Park plant establishes a technology platform to take its fluids into a range of process oil and fluid applications where crude oil-based fluids are being replaced by renewable, sustainable fluids. This includes fluids for use in electric vehicles, polymers, thermoplastic elastomers, adhesives, personal care, and beauty products as well as a range of wax applications.

“Novvi wishes to recognise the breadth of support we have received from our shareholders, customers, additive partners and others who realised Novvi’s value proposition and unique technology position to bring performance and environmental benefit to us all. The trust and support have now paid off and will enable us to pursue our goal of achieving leadership in renewable oils,” said Jeffrey Brown, the President, CEO, and coFounder of Novvi.

A range of renewable base oils, solvents, process oils, and other products are being shipped from the plant now and will continue to ramp up during the remainder of the year.

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