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2011-05-19 12:04:00

WILMINGTON, Del., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced the formation of two new business units, Industrial Biosciences and Nutrition & Health. The company has appointed Craig F. Binetti as the president of the new Nutrition & Health business and James C. Collins, Jr. as president of Industrial Biosciences. Richard C. Olson will assume responsibility for ongoing integration of Danisco across both new businesses units. Industrial Biosciences will...

2011-05-16 04:10:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD), through its wholly owned subsidiary DuPont Denmark Holding ApS, announced today that it has successfully completed its tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Danisco for DKK 700 cash per share. The tender offer expired on May 13, 2011, at 11 p.m. CEST (5 p.m. EDT). DuPont estimates that, as of the expiration of the offer on May 13, Danisco shareholders had tendered approximately 92.2 percent of the...

2011-03-10 14:47:00

Industry Leaders Take Newly Elected Positions on ABFA Board WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The top trade groups representing the advanced biofuels industry in the United States met today in Washington, D.C. to continue industry-wide collaborative efforts begun last year aimed at improving communication among stakeholders while building a more cohesive industry to develop clean energy alternatives that strengthen our nation's economy. The Advanced Biofuels...

2011-01-09 20:57:00

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Danisco, a global enzyme and specialty food ingredients company, for $5.8 billion in cash and assumption of $500 million of Danisco net debt. Upon closing, this transaction would establish DuPont as a clear leader in industrial biotechnology with science-intensive innovations that address global challenges in food production and reduced fossil fuel consumption....

2010-06-28 05:15:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Iowa is rapidly becoming the development capital of the nation for the replacement of petroleum-based chemicals with bio-based chemicals. Iowa, long a leader in the biotechnology field because of its agricultural and research heritage, continues to be at the epicenter of the movement for clean energy and advanced biotechnology such as next-generation cellulosic fuels, biochemicals and bio-based polymers. "Iowa has a long history of excellence in...

2010-06-28 02:00:00

Potential saving: 10 trillion liters of freshwater and 30 million metric tons of CO2 emissions per year SINGAPORE and PALO ALTO, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Textile Effects and Genencor, a division of Denmark-based Danisco A/S, today announced the results of a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) on GENTLE POWER BLEACH(TM), a bleaching system introduced into the textile pretreatment market in March 2009. As opposed to conventional bleaching systems, GENTLE POWER BLEACH(TM) contains...

2010-06-14 07:00:00

SPEZYME® RSL Improves Liquefaction, Reducing Production Costs and Increasing Ethanol Yield PALO ALTO, Calif., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Genencor, a division of Danisco A/S, today launched SPEZYME® Robust Starch Liquefaction (RSL) at the 2010 Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo (FEW) in St. Louis, Mo. The latest in the company's liquefaction product line, the enzyme more efficiently liquefies dry ground corn or milo, significantly reducing costs and increasing...

2010-05-04 08:15:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "BIO has long been a strong and outspoken advocate for the critical, game-changing work of the biotechnology sector. It is my goal to build upon these achievements and push forward, with my Board colleagues, an aggressive agenda that fosters the right policy environment for the biobased solutions that our industry brings to the market. This is an important year. I am convinced we are at a tipping point - a moment in history where industry and...


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