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2014-01-21 12:23:32

PHOENIX, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yulex Corporation, an agricultural biomaterials company, today announced the opening of a Seed & Genetics Center focused on plant breeding, molecular genetics and development of agronomic best practices to support the global cultivation of sustainable guayule plantations for medical, consumer, industrial and bioenergy applications. Yulex's Seed & Genetics Center will support the global commercial development of guayule. Guayule plant...

2013-05-09 12:24:12

PHOENIX, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yulex Corporation, an agricultural-based biomaterials company, will provide the University of Arizona a $3 million, five-year grant focused on breeding and agronomic development of Guayule for the production biorubber of medical, consumer, and industrial applications. Yulex and the University of Arizona will apply classical breeding along with modern tools for marker assisted breeding to Guayule lines to select traits for the crop improvement program....

2013-05-09 12:23:55

Mayor, company and community leaders to attend milestone event in Mesa, Ariz., on May 16 NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (BSA) today announced the groundbreaking of its Biorubber Process Research Center, a research and development project in Mesa, Ariz., to investigate the use of the Guayule plant as an alternative natural rubber source. The invitation-only groundbreaking ceremony will take place on May 16 and will feature key leaders from...

2013-01-28 12:22:23

MILAN and PHOENIX, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Versalis, a global leader in elastomers and a subsidiary of Eni, and Yulex Corporation, an agricultural-based biomaterials company, announced today they are forming a strategic partnership to manufacture guayule-based biorubber materials and will launch an industrial production complex in Southern Europe. The partnership will cover the entire manufacturing chain from crop science to biorubber extraction to the construction of a biomass power...

2012-12-13 16:21:23

PHOENIX and DERBYSHIRE, United Kingdom, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yulex Corporation, an agricultural-based biomaterials company, and Four D Rubber, a UK-based manufacturer of latex sheeting for the dental, fitness, clothing and industrial markets and applications, announced today a partnership to produce the first plant-based, latex allergy-friendly dental dam. The Yulex Dental Dam will be made from guayule-based biorubber material. Guayule is a renewable, non-food, latex allergy-friendly...

2012-11-16 04:21:33

VENTURA, Calif. and PHOENIX, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia Inc., a leading designer of core outdoor, surf and sport-related apparel, equipment, footwear and accessories, and Yulex Corporation, a clean technology company developing agricultural-based biomaterials for medical, consumer, industrial and bioenergy products, announced today the introduction of a guayule-based wetsuit, a renewable biorubber that is the first alternative to traditional fossil-based neoprene. "When we...

2012-09-26 14:20:05

CLEVELAND, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubber and tire industry executives and onlookers at the International Tire Exhibition and Conference were given a glimpse into the future Wednesday morning as PanAridus CEO, Michael Fraley, announced the company was publicly releasing the first samples of domestically produced guayule rubber to manufacturers. "While the first century of exploring domestic alternatives to Hevea rubber from Asia and petroleum-based synthetic rubber has been marked by...