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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
December 21, 2011
Last week Coskata became the latest biofuel/biochemical maker to file for an initial public offering (IPO). The biofuels producer hopes raise $100 million to help fund its Boligee, AL...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/No-Revenues-No-Problem!-Thoughts-on-Coskatas-IPO-Filing_39973.html
December 6, 2011
BASF has set up a research initiative called Joint Research Network on Advanced Materials and Systems (JONAS) in collaboration with the universities of Strasbourg, France; Freiburg...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/BASF-and-Three-European-Universities-Collaborate-on-Functional-Materials-Research_39519.html
December 2, 2011
Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE), an isobutanol jv between DuPont and BP, says Highwater Ethanol (Lamberton, MN) will be the first adopter of its ethanol plant retrofit...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Butamax-Announces-First-Production-Partner_39469.html
November 10, 2011
Protéus (Nîmes, France), a biotech firm recently has been granted a U.S. patent for protein engineering and directed evolution in the manipulation of organisms for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Biotech-Firm-Proteus-Awarded-U-S-Patent-for-Protein-Engineering_38974.html
November 7, 2011
LS9 says it has scaled its technology to 20,000 liters of bio-based chemicals and fuel. The company produces microbes that convert fatty acid intermediates into petroleum replacement...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/LS9-Expands-Bio-Based-Chemicals-and-Fuel-Production_38900.html
September 6, 2011
Praxair India (Bangalore), a subsidiary of Praxair, says it plans to construct a new air separation plant in an industrial estate near Kalyan, India, about 60 kilometers from Mumbai...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/industrial_biotech/Praxair-to-Build-Air-Separation-Plant-in-India_37389.html
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