Search Results for 'virent'

Virent: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Virent is in the business of replacing crude oil by applying clever chemistry to create the fuels and chemicals the world demands using a wide range of naturally-occurring, renewable resources. Virent’s patented technology features catalytic chemistry to convert plant-based sugars into a full range of products identical to those made from petroleum, including gasoline, diesel, […]

March 25, 2014 More

Virent: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative molecule (biobased chemical)”

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Virent Energy Systems, nominated in the “Transformative molecule (biobased chemical)” category for its paraxylene technology. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or share […]

March 10, 2014 More

Imperium Renewables, Virent, Avantium, Maverick CEOs commit to ABLC 2014 – addressing Building Catalytic Technologies into great companies

In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced that Virent CEO Lee Edwards, Avantium CEO Tom Van Aken, Imperium Renewables CEO John Plaza and Maverick Biofuels CEO Sam Yenne will present addresses at ABLC 2014 — addressing the topic of Building Great Companies from great Catalytic Technologies. “Catalysts and catalytic processes have been as hot in the past […]

January 13, 2014 More

Virent nabs 2013 ICIS Chemical Business Innovation Award

In the UK, Virent has been awarded the 2013 ICIS Chemical Business Innovation Award, winning the Best Sustainability Innovation category for the development of its process that converts plant sugars into paraxylene (PX) for renewable, recyclable packaging and fibers. This is the second time Virent has won an ICIS Chemical Business Innovation Award. In 2008 […]

October 27, 2013 More

On the Move in Biofuels: Virent a semi-finalist for SAFE Energy Innovation Award

In Wisconsin, Virent has been selected as a semi-finalist for the Energy Innovation Award presented by the Washington, DC-based organization, Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE). SAFE will include online public voting to help determine the winner of this award. To vote, you can visit the website at oilembargo40.org/#vote/ . You will also find a video […]

October 2, 2013 More

Hottest Companies: Virent

Voting for Virent in the Hot 50 or Hot 30 Rankings You can vote on the web for this company in the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy or the 30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals and Materials — by clicking on the icons above to “Like” or “Tweet” this page. Any web votes you record […]

August 25, 2013 More

Virent Delivers Plant-Based Jet Fuel to U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory for Testing

Produces Drop-In Jet Fuel from 100% Renewable Plant Sugars In Wisconsin, Virent announced the delivery of 100 gallons of its bio-based jet fuel to the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for testing purposes. Product testing will begin at Wright Patterson Air Force Base to validate Virent’s jet fuel against the standards required for qualification […]

May 2, 2013 More

Biofuels Digest’s 2012 Best Project (pilot) Award: Gevo, Virent, Avantium — renewable paraxylene, PEF

Perhaps the most ubiquitous fossil fuel product in the world – even more widespread than gasoline or diesel fuel, is the clear plastic bottle in which the world’s most well-known product, Coca-Cola, is distributed. The drive to replace fossil-based plastic bottling with renewably produced product stalled at around 30% renewable content, because no one could […]

December 31, 2012 More

Biofuels Digest releases new 5-Minute Guides: DSM, Dupont, Virent

Biofuels Digest has released the next wave of its 5-Minute Guides – a “news you can use” digest on the leading companies in biofuels. Each 5-Minute Guide provides a company description, 3 top milestones for 2010-12 and projected for 2012-14, description of the business model; plus project info (location, feedstocks, product set, processing technology, capacity, […]

October 24, 2012 More

Virent: Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

Address: 3571 Anderson Street Madison, WI 53704 Year Founded: 2002 Company description: Virent is in the business of replacing crude oil by applying clever chemistry to create the fuels and chemicals the world demands using a wide range of naturally-occurring, renewable resources. Virent’s patented technology features catalytic chemistry to convert plant-based sugars into a full […]

October 24, 2012 More