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July 23, 2012
Topping the headlines last week, PPG is merging its commodity chemicals business with Georgia Gulf in a deal worth $2.1 billion. The deal will spin off PPG’s commodities business...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Chemical-Finance-Digest-July-23_45131.html
July 19, 2012
Gevo (Englewood, CO) and Beta Renewables (Rivalta Scrivia, Italy) have signed a joint development agreement for an integrated process for the production of biobased isobutanol from...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Gevo-and-Beta-Renewables-Sign-JDA-to-Advance-Cellulosic-Isobutanol_44799.html
July 5, 2012
Italian export credit agency Sace (Rome) says it has approved a guarantee on a $600 million loan granted to the 65-35 Braskem Idesa jv for the construction of Ethylene XXI, a 1.05...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Sace-Approves-$600-Million-Loan-Guarantee-for-Ethylene-XXI_44456.html
June 29, 2012
Dow AgroSciences has announced a deal with The Royal Barenbrug Group to develop and commercialize advanced germplasm in forage seeds. The companies, under terms of the agreement, will...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Dow-AgroSciences-in-Deal-to-Develop-Germplasm-in-Forage-Seeds_44560.html
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/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Gevo-Wins-Denial-of-Preliminary-Injunction-in-Isobutanol-Battle-Butamax-Plans-Appeal_44327.html
June 18, 2012
Codexis, Cytec, and Elevance Renewable Chemicals (Woodbridge, IL) were among the winners of EPA's 2012 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for their work promoting chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Cytec-Codexis-and-Elevance-Among-EPA-Green-Chemistry-Award-Winners_44282.html
May 29, 2012
Marubeni (Tokyo) says it will buy U.S. grain merchant Gavilon Holdings (Omaha) for $3.6 billion. Gavilon is the third-biggest U.S. grain merchant in terms of the size of its marketing...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Marubeni-to-Buy-Grain-Merchant-Gavilon-Holdings-for-$3-6-Billion_43774.html
May 23, 2012
Sundrop Fuels (Louisville, CO)  says it has signed a front-end engineering and licensing agreement with Udhe Corporation of America for a previously announced 50 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Sundrop-Biomass-to-Gasoline-Project-Moves-Forward_43687.html
May 21, 2012
Georgia Gulf says it will use biobased plasticizers produced by Segetis (Golden Valley, MN) in a new line of flexible vinyl compounds “suitable for a variety of consumer and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Georgia-Gulf-Taps-Segetis-for-Biobased-Plasticizer_43651.html
May 11, 2012
Solazyme’s (San Francisco) first-quarter 2012 net earnings grew 130% year-on-year, to $16.8 million. The company’s net sales increased 75% year-on-year, to $13.5 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Solazymes-Earnings-Grow-in-First-Quarter_43351.html
May 3, 2012
Protex International (Paris), a privately owned global specialty chemicals company, predicts it will drive up sales by a double-digit percentage level this year despite the mixed...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Protex-International-On-a-Path-to-Growth_43194.html
April 23, 2012
Oxiteno (São Paulo) says it has completed its acquisition of Pasadena Property’s (Pasadena, TX) facilities for about $15 million, and will invest another $15 million to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Oxiteno-Completes-Acquisition-of-Pasadena-TX-Site_42894.html
April 3, 2012
BASF’s venture capital arm has invested $2.7 million in FRX Polymers, a maker of flame-retardant plastics. The investment was a part of a $26.7 million Series B funding round...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/BASF-Invests-in-Plastics-Firm_42405.html
March 28, 2012
Myriant (Quincy, MA) says it is “immediately” initiating scale-up activities of biobased acrylic acid in order to ship kilogram-sized quantities for potential customers in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Myriant-Begins-Scaling-Biobased-Acrylic-Acid-Process_42351.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/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Navy-Taps-Cobalt-and-Albemarle-for-Biobased-Jet-Fuel_42340.html
March 27, 2012
BioAmber (Minneapolis) says it has produced multi-ton quantities of 1,4-butanediol (BDO), tetrahydrofuran (THF), and gamma-burtyrolactone  (GBL) from biobased succinic acid. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/BioAmber-Proves-Biobased-BDO-Production-at-Scale_42326.html
February 28, 2012
Biobased 1,4-butanediol (BDO) firm Genomatica (San Diego) says Mitsubishi Chemical has agreed to exclusively negotiate definitive agreements for a joint commercial operation in Asia...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Mitsubishi-Chemical-Genomatica-Eye-Bio-BDO-in-Asia_41597.html
February 27, 2012
 Arkema says it has entered into a global partnership for the development and production of renewable specialty polymers with Elevance Renewable Sciences (Bolingbrook, IL)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Arkema-and-Elevance-Partner-to-Develop-Biopolymers_41601.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/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Codexis-Interim-CEO-Management-and-Partnerships-Remain-Solid_41570.html
February 22, 2012
Negotiations for a financing package for the Ethylene XXI complex planned by Braskem (São Paulo) and  Grupo Idesa (Mexico City) for Coatzacoalcos, Mexico are “going...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Ethylene-XXI-Financing-Slated-for-Completion-by-End-of-April_41550.html
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