Geno & Aquafil Scale Production of Plant-Based Nylon 6

San Diego, CA, July 21, 2022-On July 20, Geno announced it had successfully completed demonstration-scale production runs for plant-based nylon 6 with longtime collaborator Aquafil. 

With plant-based nylon one step closer to commercialization, the material is set to reshape the $22B nylon 6 industry, impacting everything from apparel to automotive parts and carpets. 

This will be the first demonstration-scale production run for plant-based nylon Geno and Aquafil have produced several tons of plant-based nylon building block, converted it to polymer, and are now transforming it for evaluation in nylon applications.