BioChemicals
Nov. 14, 2017 - Noblegen Inc. announces the appointment of distinguished industry veteran, Jim Kirkwood, as an official advisor to the corporation.
Oct. 31, 2017 - Montreal-based BioAmber has announced president and chief operating officer Fabrice Orecchioni has resigned.
Oct. 26, 2017 - The project Flagship Biorefinery has been carried out in order to investigate the prerequisites to realize a new, full scale biorefinery based on sustainable wood raw material from Swedish forests.
Oct. 17, 2017 - It’s something we’ve heard many times before — the global pulp and paper industry is amid great change. In this time of transformation, one way mills can stay innovative is by identifying new markets and product areas to specialize in. Kruger Inc.’s recent announcement of its diversification strategy is an example of how the company plans to adapt to market and customer demands.
Oct. 10, 2017 - Fortress Paper Ltd. has restarted its Fortress Specialty Cellulose (FSC) Mill three days earlier than previously announced.
Oct. 10, 2017 - Peterborough, Ont.-based Noblegen Inc. has announced the election of David Abramson and Robert Gillison as directors of the board, effective immediately.
Sept. 26, 2017 - Origin Materials has announced that it will locate its oxidation pilot plant at the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park in Ontario for terephthalic acid (PTA) and furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) production.
Sept. 6, 2017 - Montreal-based Anomera has raised $1.7 million in seed-stage phase to reveal a promising future. Although impressive, a $1.7-million financing is not surprising for Anomera, an RIC Centre client. Its breakthrough research in “green” chemistry and sustainable manufacturing makes this funding for scale-up well-deserved.
Aug. 23, 2017 - Georgia-Pacific LLC announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell its pine chemicals business to Ingevity for $315 million, including certain pine chemicals-related assets at the Crossett, Ark., plant. The acquisition is subject to regulatory clearance and Ingevity and Georgia-Pacific expect to close on the transaction in late 2017.
July 20, 2017 - Gen3Bio Inc., a Purdue Foundry-affiliated company, is developing a unique process that could more effectively and affordably transform microalgae into bio-based chemicals to maximize the value of biofeedstock and reduce landfill waste. | READ MORE
July 17, 2017 - KnipBio Inc. has announced the successful completion of the latest phase in its plan to produce KnipBio Meal, a premium aquaculture feed ingredient from low-cost, readily available feedstocks. The development was done in conjunction with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) .
July 10, 2017 - An insulation manufacturer based in St-Mathieu de Beloeil, Que., has received federal funding for its project to replace petroleum-based raw materials with lignin.
July 5, 2017 - The detailed design and engineering of wastewater treatment plants is full of obstacles. Any mistakes made during the implementation can hardly be remedied.
June 20, 2017 - S2G BioChem (S2G), a developer of natural biotechnology conversion processes, announced today that it has started work on the company’s first standalone biorefinery demonstration plant that it intends to build in Sarnia, Ont.
June 19, 2017 - BioAmber Inc. has launched BIO-SA pharmaceutical grade. This new grade of material provides a USP/NF and FCC Grade of bio-succinic acid manufactured under the United States Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) good manufacturing practices (GMP) for food and Excipients.
June 9, 2017 - For over 70 years the petrochemical industry drove significant global growth and expanded the chemistry industry. But control of greenhouse gas is creating transformation and development of a hybrid chemistry industry, setting a new global standard for the 21st century. This shift puts Canada in a unique position to become a global leader in the world of chemistry. We have the resources to create a sustainable hybrid chemistry industry.
June 7, 2017 - Vancouver-based Renaissance BioScience Corp. will receive a multi-year, non-repayable contribution of up to $500,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program.
May 16, 2017 - Montreal-based BioAmber is reporting a 46 per cent increase in its sales of bio-succinic acid and the addition of seven new clients in the first quarter of 2017. Company revenues for the quarter were $2.1 million.
May 12, 2017 - Toronto-based Econse Water Purification Systems (Econse) is piloting its BRÜ CLEAN commercial-scale wastewater treatment system designed for craft breweries.
May 3, 2017 - Ontario bioproducts company Noblegen is expanding its marketing activities and looking to sell its algae-based bioproducts on a global scale. Noblegen has secured $1.8 million to target the global nutritional supplements and animal nutrition markets.
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