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Chemtex to benefit from new grant for city water and sewer infrastructure

In Washington, U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre announced today that the City of Clinton has received $1,758,150 to construct water and sewer infrastructure to support the new Chemtex cellulosic biofuel plant in the City of Clinton, North Carolina. McIntyre stated that Congress has appropriated, and the United States Economic Development Administration has awarded, a grant of […]

June 9, 2014 More

European Investment Bank to loan €65M to Biochemtex

In the EU, the European Investment Bank is providing a €65M (USD$89M) loan to Biochemtex, an engineering subsidiary of the Mossi and Ghisolfi Group, for research to improve non-food biomass to biofuels and molecules including ethylene glycol (for PET production). The loans, directed toward the Piedmont and Puglia facilities, match half of Biochemtex’s investment of […]

December 16, 2013 More

North Carolina welcomes Chemtex’s $200 million investment

In North Carolina, Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced that Chemtex will be locating its new cellulosic biofuels production operations in Sampson County. The company and its partners plan to create 65 new jobs and invest approximately $200 million over the next three years. Chemtex will operate in North Carolina […]

December 2, 2013 More

North Carolina budget cuts to hit nitrogen research, Chemtex?

In North Carolina, state budget cuts continue to shut down research opportunities as the North Carolina Biofuels Center prepares to close by October 1. The North Carolina Department of Energy will take over some of the responsibilities of the research center, but more than two dozen projects stand to lose funding, including a project to […]

September 2, 2013 More

Hottest Companies: Chemtex / Beta Renewables

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August 25, 2013 More

Chemtex signs long-term feedstock supply deal for NC plant

In North Carolina, Chemtex and Murphy Brown of Warsaw, North Carolina signed a long term agreement for the supply of purpose grown energy crops and residues to be used as cellulosic feedstock in Project Alpha, Chemtex’s Cellulosic Ethanol facility planned for Clinton, North Carolina. The agreement covers a number of feedstocks to be grown on […]

July 22, 2013 More

Chemtex and Murphy-Brown Announce Long Term Biomass Supply Agreement

In North Carolina, Chemtex and Murphy Brown signed a long term agreement for the supply of purpose grown energy crops and residues to be used as cellulosic feedstock in Project Alpha, Chemtex’s Cellulosic Ethanol facility planned for Clinton, North Carolina. The agreement covers a number of feedstocks to be grown on approximately six thousand acres […]

July 18, 2013 More

Around 45 square miles of giant reed needed to supply Chemtex’s NC plant

In North Carolina, the potential ethanol plant in Sampson County that Chemtex is exploring developing would require 45 square miles, or roughly 30,000 acres, of giant reed. Most local research on the crop has been on nitrogen and phosphorus uptake rather than on its invasiveness. It hasn’t been listed on the state’s noxious weed list, […]

July 17, 2013 More

FDA approves Arundo donax, Chemtex plant gets green light

In North Carolina, the FDA has signed off on the use of Arundo donax as a biofuel crop, which is the crop utilized by a $200 million Chemtex plant expected to be operational by mid-2015. The feedstock, which will be used to create cellulosic fuel, is a perennial cane that is prized for its fast […]

July 8, 2013 More

Chemtex and Codexis announce milestone reaching in developing detergent alchohols technology

In Italy, Chemtex and Codexis announced the successful scale-up in the production of CodeXol detergent alcohols using cellulosic sugars. The scale-up was achieved at a 1,500 liter demonstration facility at Chemtex’s R&D complex in Tortona, Italy and is a key milestone in the ongoing effort initiated by the two companies to develop a fully integrated […]

June 18, 2013 More