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2011-04-26 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 26 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. has joined forces with Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation in the field of biobased succinic acid, in a strategic agreement that makes BioAmber and its Asian distribution partner Mitsui & Co. the exclusive suppliers of biobased succinic acid to Mitsubishi Chemical.  The three companies are also conducting a feasibility study to build a succinic acid production facility next to Mitsubishi's planned PBS production plant in...

2011-04-08 14:42:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SAE International's Green Technology Systems Group will host the "Workshop to Characterize Biobased Materials in Vehicles" in Detroit on Friday, April 15, the day after the close of the SAE 2011 World Congress. The event will be held at Cobo Center from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in Room O2-33. Dr. Patricia Beattie, chair of the Green Technology Systems Group, said the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has identified automobiles as...

2011-04-05 00:00:29

Sorona® Renewably Sourced Fiber Once Again Recognized for Its Biobased Content and Performance Glenwillow, Ohio (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 DuPontâ“ž¢ Sorona® renewably sourced fiber is one of the first 11 products approved to use the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) new product label on certified biobased products. The announcement was made by U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan at the biobased product meeting held here....

2011-03-16 07:00:00

CHANDLER, Ariz., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yulex Corporation, a manufacturer of biobased elastomer products derived from guayule, announced today that it has closed on a $15 million private placement, led by Argonaut Private Equity, to expand its natural rubber production capabilities. Construction has been initiated and increased commercial production of guayule natural rubber and feedstocks for bioenergy is expected to commence by early 2012. The new production facility is...

2011-03-15 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, March 15 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber, the market leader in biobased succinic acid, has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with CELEXION LLC for technology related to the production of adipic acid and other chemical intermediates. The current market for adipic acid is close to 3 million tons per year, worth approximately $8 billion at current market prices. Over the past year, BioAmber has successfully applied its breakthrough succinic acid purification...

2011-01-22 00:00:38

DuPont applauds the USDA and the Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack for moving forward with its bio-preferred purchasing program. The release of the bio-preferred labeling standards will help consumers identify products with bio-based content. Washington (Vocus/PRWEB) January 21, 2011 DuPont Applied BioSciences President Craig F. Binetti provided the following statement in response to the launch of the The BioPreferredâ“ž  Certified Biobased Product label by...

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2011-01-20 06:05:00

New U.S.-approved labels will soon be showing up on eco-friendly products, including household cleaners and skin-care items. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the new voluntary seal on Wednesday.  The seal is expected to start showing up on products this spring.  "Today's consumers are increasingly interested in making educated purchasing choices for their families. This label will make those decisions easier by identifying products as biobased," said Agriculture...

2011-01-11 00:00:44

CMT unveils an exclusive white paper on "[Biobased chemicals: technology, economics and markets", produced in collaboration with Dr Bhima Vijayendran, Senior Research Leader & Chief Research Officer at Battelle. Shanghai, China (Vocus/PRWEB) January 11, 2011 To be held on 14-15 April 2011 in Shanghai, China, CMT's BiobasedChemAsia is a comprehensive networking platform for global companies involved in bio based chemical products. As a forerunner to the BiobasedChemAsia summit, CMT has...

2011-01-05 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber announced today that it is developing a new generation microorganism to produce biobased succinic acid under exclusive license from Cargill. BioAmber recently commissioned the world's first biobased succinic acid plant and is actively engaged in discussions to build large-scale plants in North America and Asia.  "We plan to use this new technology in all of our commercial plants when it is ready" stated Jean-Francois Huc, CEO. ...

2010-11-16 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ - DNP Green Technology and Agro-industrie Recherches et Developpements (ARD) announced today the restructuring of their Bioamber joint venture.  Under the terms of the deal, DNP Green Technology acquired 100% of the shares in Bioamber, and ARD became a shareholder in DNP Green Technology.  The demonstration plant operating in Pomacle France is owned and operated by ARD, with Bioamber securing exclusive access to the plant for the next...