Bio-Products

Dec. 11, 2018 - Fortress Advanced Bioproducts (FortressAB) has entered a collaboration with Mondelēz International, one of the world's largest snacking companies, that will grant FortressAB an exclusive license to use Mondolēz's sugar-based bioproduct manufacturing technology on byproducts from Fortress's dissolving pulp mill.
Nov. 19, 2018 – Attis Industries Inc. today released the second video in a series designed to offer additional information on the technologies and bio-based products offered under the Company’s Innovations division.
Nov. 7, 2018 - The new owners of BioAmber's bio-succinic acid plant in Sarnia, Ont., plan to retrofit and produce new products, according to the manager of the currently idled facility. LCY Biotechnology purchased the facility last month. 
Nov. 5, 2018 - Attis Industries, Inc. has launched a video series that will offer investors and interested parties additional information on the technologies and bio-based products offered under the company's Innovations division. In the video, Attis chief executive officer Jeff Cosman and members of the Innovations team discuss the current inefficiencies in biomass processing and how the company is taking the next steps to double the biofuel output from biomass.
Oct. 9, 2018 - Biosurfactants Market size is set to surpass USD $2.7 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.
Aug. 27, 2018 - Markham, Ont.-based Pond Technologies has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Regenurex Health Corporation, a B.C.-based owner and operator of an algae production facility, engaged in the cultivation and extraction of astaxanthin.
Nov. 23, 2018 - The federal government is giving Competitive Green Technologies a leg up to research and develop a biomass-based nylon for automobile manufacturing and other industries.
Nov. 21, 2018 - In plotting a course for the future, U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers followed a road map from 1916. Their guide – a journal article penned by two chemistry professors from Johns Hopkins University – illuminated a path toward a groundbreaking new method to make the compound acrylonitrile from renewable sources.
Nov. 14, 2018 - In collaboration with fellow researchers, chemists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a process that, according to initial calculations, can facilitate economically removing the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The latest World Climate Report (IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 C) acknowledges the global relevance of the process.
Sept. 11, 2018 - The NaturALL Bottle Alliance is a research consortium formed in 2017 by Danone, Nestlé Waters and bio-based materials development company Origin Materials to accelerate the development of innovative packaging solutions made with 100 per cent sustainable and renewable resources. Yesterday it announced that PepsiCo, Inc. has joined the Alliance to advance the shared goal of creating beverage containers with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.
May 31, 2018 - In labs across the world cellulose nanocrystals are being tested as an additive to all types of things — inks, bioplastics and construction products, to name a few.
May 25, 2018 - Stora Enso is launching its wood-based biocomposites, DuraSense by Stora Enso. 
Dec. 4, 2018 - To mark the recent commissioning of their new biocarbon plant in Mississauga, Ont., CHAR Technologies has produced a video tour of the site.
Oct. 22, 2018 - Mississauga, Ont.-based CHAR Technologies Ltd. has successfully commissioned its biocarbon production facility, the company announced today. CHAR creates two types of biocarbon, an activated charcoal SulfaCHAR and a solid biofuel (bio-coal) CleanFyre. At full capacity, the facility will be capable of producing up to five tonnes per day of biocarbon.
Aug. 30, 2018 - Haliburton Forest Biochar is one step closer to startup with the recent environmental compliance approval from the Ontario environment ministry.
Aug. 20, 2018 - Airex Energy, a world leader in large-scale biomass torrefaction, is pleased to announce that it has received approval from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for the sale and use of its BiocharFX product in Canada.
June 29, 2018 - Development company 4Leaf Corp is planning to build a torrefied pellet production facility in McBride, B.C., as part of a larger project that would include a power plant, sawmill and tree nursery. 
June 11, 2018 - Biochar (“bio” as in biomass and “char” as in charcoal) was virtually unknown just a year ago and now two new biochar production plants will be operating in Quebec in 2018. But will this new market create real added value to the forest products sector?

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