is an Icelandic firm jointly founded by Brix-Berg Company and :
Icechem ehf, a business
development firm owned by the Icelandic Research Institute, the Icelandic
Federation of Industries, the marketing arm of the Icelandic Power Board and
leading private investors,
largest geothermal steam, power and cooling water company in the Icelandic
Reykenes Peninsula area, and
Oliudreifing ehf, the
Icelandic owned ESSO affiliate responsible for importing, storing and
distributing petroleum products in Iceland.
Separations was formed to be the first completely “green” (non-fossil fuel
based) chemical separations facility in Iceland, EU and possibly the world.
It's business will be importing select mixtures available worldwide and
using Brix-Berg Technology and inexpensive abundant steam, power and cooling
water to develop a new industry for Iceland.
emphasis will be centered around separating alcohols for the pharmaceutical,
specialty chemical and solvent markets, flavors and fragrances from natural
products, certain aromatic isomers and naturally derived fatty acid esters and
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