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Laurel Biocomposite ramps up phase one production

Laurel Biocomposite ramps up phase one production

March 14, 2013 |

In Nebraska, Laurel BioComposite announced it has completed construction of its new 12,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility and is ramping up phase one production for Bio-Res PE. The bio-material is a high-performance, cost-effective replacement for traditional petroleum-based resins in a variety of manufacturing processes for plastics. Laurel BioComposite is taking delivery of equipment that includes […]

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Laurel BioComposite ready to start on bio-based resin plant in Nebraska

Laurel BioComposite ready to start on bio-based resin plant in Nebraska

March 23, 2012 |

In Nebraska, Laurel BioComposite plans to break ground on its $17 million commercial scale bio-resin facility this spring, scaling up from the small batches it has been producing from DDGS and sending off to potential customers for testing. The new facility will produce 48 million pounds of bio-resin pellets annually. Funding for the investment came […]

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Laurel BioComposite shipping DDGs-to-plastics test product

Laurel BioComposite shipping DDGs-to-plastics test product

December 21, 2011 |

In Nebraska, Laurel BioComposite, who recently opened a 250 pounds per hour pilot plant that produces the company’s bioplastic resins based on ethanol by-product distillers grain, says it has completed its first test batches and have sent them off to seven customers for testing. The pellets can be blending at up to 40% with other […]

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Chemicals, a second life for carbon: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to LanzaTech

Chemicals, a second life for carbon: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to LanzaTech

April 18, 2018 |

LanzaTech has developed a fully sustainable integrative gas to fuels and chemicals platform that has no impact on food, water security or high biodiversity land use. LanzaTech’s gas fermentation platform disrupts the current highly centralized global energy system by enabling the regional production of low-cost energy from local wastes and residues, including gases as varied […]

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The Need for Speed: POET-DSM’s Project Liberty advances on yield and cost, but still seeking rate

The Need for Speed: POET-DSM’s Project Liberty advances on yield and cost, but still seeking rate

February 19, 2017 |

In Iowa, we reported late last week that POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels will build an on-site enzyme manufacturing facility in Emmetsburg, pending state and local approvals. It gives us a chance to review the progress with cellulosic biofuels. In that, you might find yourself in one of three camps, in looking at cellulosic’s slow ramp-up: 1. […]

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Fantastic 5: US States getting it done, making biobased happen

Fantastic 5: US States getting it done, making biobased happen

December 26, 2016 |

Any way you look at the US 2016 presidential elections or the turmoil within the European Union (e.g Brexit, or Italy’s referendum on membership), you can conclude that we are entering into in anti-federal cycle, and the most innovative public-private policies are likely for some time to proceed out of regions, provinces and states. In […]

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Heard on the Floor at the Algae Biomass Summit

Heard on the Floor at the Algae Biomass Summit

November 1, 2016 |

On October 23-26 the algae industry gathered in Phoenix, AZ for the Algae Biomass Summit , its annual get together. Gone are the glory days of algae biofuels capturing headlines and promising to save the world from climate change. Over the years some of the early players are gone, others have changed focus and others […]

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4 minutes with… Thomas H. Arrington III, Chairman, Tidewater Biodiesel

4 minutes with… Thomas H. Arrington III, Chairman, Tidewater Biodiesel

January 26, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. TIDEWATER BIODIESEL will play a major role in the Mid Atlantic Region as our logistical position is amongst several large entities who are keen on using biodiesel fuel for their operations. We are not only focused on the financial rewards, but also on […]

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Royal DSM quickly pivots to China after opening Project Liberty in the US

September 12, 2014 |

In the Netherlands, Royal DSM won’t take a day to rest on their laurels as they turn toward the Chinese market after the opening of Project LIBERTY in Iowa. The company looks to start its cellulosic ethanol licensing business in China in coming months, but the timing will depend on Chinese regulations, said Chief Executive […]

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The 101 Hottest Biofuels Feedstocks : The Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

The 101 Hottest Biofuels Feedstocks : The Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

January 28, 2014 |

Tired of corn, corn, corn or cane, cane, cane? There are 101 feedstocks in the biofuels canon. Here’s what’s up with each of them, and all of them. In Florida, Biofuels Digest released its annual Guide to biofuels feedstocks, tracking 10,658 items published in the Digest in the past 48 months on 101 feedstocks for […]

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