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April 19, 2013
Air Liquide has signed an agreement with the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA; Paris), to develop a second-generation biofuel production unit in France...
April 16, 2013
Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA), a developer of biobased chemicals, says it has completed production of over 100,000 liters of n-butanol at fermentation scale. This surpasses...
April 15, 2013
Renewable fuel and chemical firm Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA) says it has partnered with two prominent, but unnamed, Asian companies for the development of biobased...
April 10, 2013
Biobased plastics production requires only 0.006% of the 5-billion hectare global agricultural area, according to data recently published by industry body European Bioplastics...
April 5, 2013
The European Commission has published a Green Paper entitled On a European Strategy on Plastic Waste in the Environment, to gather facts and views that will enable it to assess the...
April 5, 2013
Ensus (Yarm, UK) has temporarily closed its Wilton, UK, bioethanol production facility, the company has announced. The closure of the site, which has production capacity for 400...
April 4, 2013
Valent BioSciences (Libertyville, IL), a wholly owned biorationals subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical, says it is on track to bring a 15-million gal/year manufacturing facility online by...
April 3, 2013
American Vanguard Corp. (Amvac) says it has acquired a 29.46% stake in biopesticide firm TyraTech (Morrisville, NC), for $3.7 million. Amvac says the investment expands its...
April 2, 2013
DuPont and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) have announced a new federal-private collaboration to safeguard natural resources on private lands used to grow corn stover for...
March 26, 2013
ACC released its chemical activity barometer (CAB) for the month of March—showing a 0.4% increase in activity from February, to 92.5, on a 3-month moving average (3MMA) basis...
March 21, 2013
Tonon Bioenergia, a Brazilian agro-industrial group with growing investments in the sugarcane industry, has signed a contract to acquire the Paraiso Bioenergia sugarcane mill that...
March 21, 2013
ACC released its US Chemical Production Regional Index (CPRI)—citing a 0.6% increase in February on a 3-month moving average (3MMA), following a revised 0.8% gain in January...
March 21, 2013
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers today announced development of a modeling process designed to simulate atomic-level etching with chemicals that are effective...
March 19, 2013
Cereplast says it filed a patent application on 15 March with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for algae biocontent polymers. Cereplast's new patent filing falls...
March 15, 2013
Biobased fuels and chemicals firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) and Firmenich have again expanded their collaboration for development of renewable ingredients for the flavors and fragrances...
February 28, 2013
Synthetic fuel and fertilizer company Rentech (Los Angeles) says it will shutter its Commerce City, CO, product demonstration unit and eliminate all related R&D activities in order...
February 26, 2013
ACC’s monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) increased for a seventh consecutive month—posting a 0.6% gain over January, to 92.1, and indicating a slow-growing US...
February 25, 2013
ACC's US Chemical Production Regional Index posted a 0.7% increase in January, following a revised 0.9% gain in December. Production rose in all major producing regions for a second...
February 20, 2013
Cereplast, a manufacturer of biobased plastics, has created a new subsidiary, Algaeplast, to focus on development and manufacturing of algae-based plastics. Cereplast announced plans...
February 13, 2013
Genomatica (San Diego) says it has produced 5 million lbs (2,000 m.t.) of renewable 1,4-butanediol (BDO) in five weeks, validating the commercial viability of its BDO production...
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