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July 30, 2014
Velocys (Oxford, UK), a technology innovator for smaller scale gas-to-liquids (GTL), has made the final investment decision and will proceed with construction of a commercial GTL plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Velocys-commercial-GTL-plant-in-Oklahoma-to-go-ahead_62806.html
July 18, 2014
Edeniq (Visalia, CA), a cellulosic sugar producer, has signed a letter of intent with Global Bio-chem Technology Group (Hong Kong) to develop and commercialize processes to convert...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Edeniq-partners-with-Chinese-firm-to-develop-corn-stover-to-industrial-sugars-technology_62588.html
June 27, 2014
Velocys (Oxford, UK) has acquired small-scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) developer Pinto Energy (Houston) and the Ashtabula, OH, GTL project that Pinto Energy is developing, Velocys says...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Velocys-acquires-Pinto-Energy-and-Ashtabula-port-GTL-project_62125.html
June 27, 2014
GlyEco (Phoenix) has expanded its services into the Canadian market and is now registered to recycle waste glycols from customers in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and New...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/GlyEco-starts-offering-glycol-recycling-services-in-Canada_62122.html
June 11, 2014
Avantium (Amsterdam) has closed a €36-million ($50 million) financing round backed by a consortium of investors including Swire Pacific, Coca-Cola, Danone, and Alpla, as well as...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Avantium-raises-&euro36-million-toward-first-commercial-scale-PEF-facility_61672.html
June 2, 2014
Gevo (Englewood, CO) says it is selling para-xylene (p-xylene) derived from its renewable isobutanol to Toray Industries. Toray expects to produce polyester fibers, yarns, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Gevo-ships-biobased-p-xylene-to-Toray_61474.html
May 20, 2014
Maverick Synfuels (Research Triangle Park, NC), and Plant Process Equipment (PPE; League City, TX), have formed a partnership to manufacture and sell small-scale gas-to-liquids (GTL)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Maverick-Synfuels-and-PPE-collaborate-on-manufacture-sale-of-small-scale-GTL-methanol-plants_61164.html
May 14, 2014
Start-up business Catalytic Technologies Ltd. (CTL; Stockton-on-Tees, UK) says it is aiming for 50% of worldwide polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin and film production to be based...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/UK-start-up-targets-50-percent-market-share-for-its-titanium-based-PET-catalyst_61057.html
May 12, 2014
Anellotech (Pearl River, NY), a technology-based company focused on production of low-cost, green petrochemicals, is making available kilogram-scale quantities of green benzene...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/US-start-up-produces-biobased-BTX-at-kilogram-scale_60991.html
May 8, 2014
FRX Polymers (Chelmsford MA) has closed its series-C financing round at $20 million, the company has announced. The financing was led by the Flemish investment company, PMV (Brussels)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Green-flame-retardant-start-up-closes-$20-million-series-C-financing-round_60895.html
May 5, 2014
Renewable chemical firm P2 science (New Haven, CT) announced today that it has entered into chemical technology partnership with Milan-based process engineering firm Desmet Ballestra...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/P2-inks-renewable-chemicals-partnership-with-Desmet-Ballestra_60795.html
May 1, 2014
BioAmber (Montreal) has signed its first take-or-pay contract for biosuccinic acid, the company announced today. The company, under the terms of the agreement, will be the principal...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/BioAmber-signs-first-take-or-pay-contract-for-biobased-succinic-acid_60727.html
April 28, 2014
President Barack Obama, standing right, and Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, standing left, applaud as Bill Radany, president & CEO of Verdezyne, right; and Tan Sri Dato' Seri...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Malaysian-palm-oil-giant-Sime-Darby-invests-in-Verdezyne_60635.html
April 22, 2014
Biobased isobutanol maker Gevo (Englewood, CO) announced today that Lufthansa has agreed to evaluate Gevo's renewable jet fuel with the goal of approving Gevo's alcohol-to-jet...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Lufthansa-to-evaluate-Gevo-renewable-jet-fuel_60477.html
April 22, 2014
Quality Circular Polymers (QCP; Urmond, Netherlands), an initiative of Huub Meessen and Marc Houtermans—entrepreneurs with extensive experience in petrochemicals—will...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Start-up-to-build-polymer-plant-based-on-used-plastics-in-the-Netherlands_60448.html
April 21, 2014
Biobased polyols firm BioBased Technologies (Springdale, AZ) says it has relocated its laboratory from Arkansas to Dalton, GA to be closer to a number of its customers. “BioBased...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Biobased-polyols-firm-relocates-lab-to-Georgia_60437.html
April 15, 2014
Jourdan (Mississauga, ON), Autris (Los Angeles), and Process Research Ortech (PRO; Mississauga) have signed a term-sheet agreement covering the formation of a joint venture to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Canadian-US-firms-establish-JV-to-develop-on-demand-ammonia-technology_60299.html
April 7, 2014
Platinum NanoChem (Kuala Lumpur), a wholly owned subsidiary of Graphene NanoChem (Kuala Lumpur), has signed an agreement for a joint venture collaboration with Emery Advanced...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Graphene-NanoChem-and-Emery-Oleochemicals-form-JV-to-develop-enhanced-specialty-chemical-additives_60137.html
April 4, 2014
Renewable products company Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it is making initial quantities of its biobased farnesene available to a broader audience. The product is being sold online at...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Amyris-starts-selling-biobased-farnesene-online_60113.html
April 3, 2014
Cool Planet Energy Systems (Camarillo, CA) has closed its series-D financing round at the targeted $100 million, the company announced. All of the current strategic and venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Cool-Planet-closes-series-D-financing-round-on-target_60045.html
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