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Amyris resumes farnesene production in Brazil, prepares to make patchouli
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has resumed production at its industrial fermentation plant at Brotas, Brazil, following a planned maintenance and upgrade period, the company announced today. The plant produces farnesene for a range of applications and, following the...

Mosaic acquires ADM's fertilizer distribution businesses in Brazil and Paraguay
Mosaic agreed to acquire Archer Daniels Midland's (ADM) fertilizer distribution business in Brazil and Paraguay for $350 million. The price assumes the delivery of $150 million in working capital at closing, the company says. Under the agreement terms, Mosaic...

Archroma appoints emulsions and Americas head
Archroma (Reinach, Switzerland), the former textile, paper, and emulsions business of Clariant, has appointed Miguel De Bellis to the post of president/emulsion products and Americas, based at São Paulo, effective 1 April, the company announced today...

BASF expands production of waterborne automotive coatings in Brazil
BASF says it has invested €2.5 million ($3.47 million) in its Demarchi coatings site, located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, to expand its capacity to service Brazil’s automotive industry with waterborne automotive coatings. The goal is...

Lanxess opens high-tech plastics plant in Brazil
Lanxess's Porto Feliz site. Lanxess says it has opened its previously announced, new, high-tech plastics plant at the company’s site at Porto Feliz, Brazil. Lanxess has invested about €20 million ($28 million) in the facility, which will have...

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