2014-05-20 16:22:26

PHOENIX, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Martin, co-founder and CEO of Yulex, has been named a finalist for the Ernst & Young (EY) Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Award in the Mountain Desert region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Since co-founding Yulex in 2000, Martin has raised over $80 million in...

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...

2011-06-22 07:00:00

CHANDLER, Ariz., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yulex Corporation, a manufacturer of biopolymers derived from guayule, announced today that Rodolfo Manzone Ph.D., Eduardo Gonzalez M.Sc., Ph.D., and Leif Christoffersen, have joined the company's management team. Dr. Manzone as Vice President Market Development, Dr. Gonzalez as Director of Research and Development, and Leif Christoffersen as Director of Biomass Integration. Dr. Manzone is a veteran of the rubber and polymer industry, with...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'