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June 20, 2012
A Delaware court has denied Butamax Advanced Biofuels' (Wilmington, DE) motion for a preliminary injunction restricting Gevo's (Englewood, CO) commercial activity, the latest...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Gevo-Wins-Denial-of-Preliminary-Injunction-in-Isobutanol-Battle-Butamax-Plans-Appeal_44327.html
June 19, 2012
Biomaterials and sustainable fuel company EdeniQ (Visalia, CA) says it has secured a $3.9 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC), supporting the company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/EdeniQ-Secures-State-Funds-for-Cellulosic-Ethanol-Efforts_44292.html
June 18, 2012
Myriant says the Lake Providence site—on trackfor mechanical completion in 20 weeks—is on time, on budget, and completely sold out. Myriant (Quincy, MA) says it has closed...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Myriant-Secures-USDA-Loan-Guarantee_44253.html
June 14, 2012
A Delaware judge is restricting biobased isobutanol shipments from Gevo's (Englewood, CO) Luverne, MN plant to existing customers only until the court can rule on a preliminary...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Temporary-Order-Restricts-Gevo-from-New-Customer-Shipments-Luverne-Startup-Continues-as-Planned_44129.html
May 23, 2012
Novozymes says it has been chosen to supply enzymes to Brazil's first cellulosic ethanol facility. The 22 million gals/year plant, announced earlier today by GraalBio and Chemtex, is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Novozymes-Selected-for-Cellulosic-Ethanol-Project-Considering-Brazilian-Enzyme-Manufacturing-Plant_43710.html
May 14, 2012
Chemical companies are seeing an increase in opportunities to swap oil and natural gas with renewable raw materials due to the availability of viable, low-cost production processes...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Momentum-Builds-Behind-Viable-Biobased-Technologies_43386.html
May 14, 2012
Virdia (Redwood City, CA) opened its demonstration facility at its new technology center at Danville, VA on April 25. The facility exhibits the company’s CASE (Cold Acid Solvent...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Virdia-Opens-Demonstration-Facility-at-Technology-Center-in-Virginia_43411.html
April 18, 2012
Biocatalyst developer evocatal (Düsseldorf) says it is working with Lanxess to develop synthesis pathways and catalysts for rubber precursors based on renewable raw materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Lanxess-Working-with-evocatal-on-Biosynthesis-Routes-to-Rubber_42758.html
April 10, 2012
Scientists from Fudan University (Shanghai, China) have genetically modified (GM) a strain of cotton featuring longer fibers suited to making high-end cotton products. The longer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Chinese-University-Develops-GM-Cotton-with-Longer-Fibers_42601.html
April 4, 2012
Biolatex binder firm EcoSynthetix (Burlington, ON) says it has commissioned an 80 million lbs/year production line at its Tennessee site, bringing its total annual capacity to 235...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/EcoSynthetix-Adds-Biolatex-Capacity_42480.html
March 29, 2012
Pacific Ethanol Columbia has agreed to use Mascoma’s (Lebanon, NH) MGT yeast at four ethanol facilities with a combined annual production capacity of 200 million gallons. The MGT...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Mascoma-Granted-Supply-Contract-by-Pacific-Ethanol_42379.html
March 29, 2012
Bioplastics firm DaniMer Scientific (Bainbridge, GA) has partnered with Myriant (Quincy, MA) to use biobased succinic acid in the production of polymers. The two firms have already...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Myriant-Forms-Bioplastic-Partnership_42377.html
March 27, 2012
Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA) and Albemarle have been awarded a contract by the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) for biobased jet fuel. Under the terms of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Navy-Taps-Cobalt-and-Albemarle-for-Biobased-Jet-Fuel_42340.html
March 2, 2012
Genetically Modified (GM) crops were grown over an area of 160 million hectares in 2011, an 8% increase compared with 2010, according to a report by the International Service for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/GM-Crop-Area-Grows-8-percent-to-160-Million-Ha-Checks-19-Million-m-t-year-of-Emissions_41765.html
February 23, 2012
Codexis’ interim CEO Peter Strumph , speaking at Jefferies’ Clean Technology conference today in New York, took the opportunity to dispel rumors circulating following the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Codexis-Interim-CEO-Management-and-Partnerships-Remain-Solid_41570.html
February 23, 2012
BioNitrogen Corp. (Doral, FL), a developer of renewable biomass waste into high-nitrogen urea and urea fertilizer, says it has secured 49 acres of land at Lubbock, TX to construct the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/BioNitrogen-Secures-Land-in-Texas-for-Inaugural-Urea-Plant_41542.html
January 25, 2012
Showa Denko says it has selected Myriant (Quincy, MA) to supply biobased succinic acid for its polybutylene succinate (PBS) production. The deal endorses Myriant’s low-cost...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Showa-Denko-Chooses-Myriant-to-Supply-Succinic-Acid-for-PBS-Efforts_40755.html
January 13, 2012
This Week on CW:   Westlake Chemical has launched a $1.1 billion unsolicited bid for rival vinyls maker Georgia Gulf. The purchase price represents a 51% premium on Georgia’...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Jan-13_40449.html
January 10, 2012
Gevo (Englewood, CO) says it has agreed to supply Land O’Lakes Purina Feed (Shoreview, MN) with distillers grains from its Luverne, MI isobutanol facility. Land...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Gevo-Signs-Isobutanol-Co-Product-Deal_40356.html
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