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Liquid Light, Virent, Rivertop Renewables, NexSteppe take top slots in The 40 Hottest Smaller Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2014-15

Liquid Light, Virent, Rivertop Renewables, NexSteppe take top slots in The 40 Hottest Smaller Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2014-15

November 10, 2014 |

Liquid Light took the #1 spot in the 2014-15 “40 Hottest Smaller Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy” rankings, published today in The Digest, the world’s most widely-read advanced bioeconomy daily. It was the first year for the Hot 40, which recognizes companies with less than 50 full-time employees and $20 million or less in annual […]

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Virent signs to provide renewable PET to PTC group, including Coca-Cola, Ford, Heinz

Virent signs to provide renewable PET to PTC group, including Coca-Cola, Ford, Heinz

November 3, 2014 |

In Wisconsin, Virent and the PlantPET Technology Collaborative (PTC) have signed an Expression of Interest that provides individual members of the PTC an option on preferred access to Virent’s 100% plant-based BioFormPX paraxylene (PX) to be produced at the company’s first industrial manufacturing facility. The plant-based PX, when combined with existing PET technology, allows manufacturers […]

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On the Move in the Bioeconomy: Virent, MHG, Renewable Fuels Association

On the Move in the Bioeconomy: Virent, MHG, Renewable Fuels Association

October 6, 2014 |

In Georgia, MHG, the holding company for innovative biopolymer entities Meredian Inc. and DaniMer Scientific, announced that Michael N. Mang has joined the company and will be taking on the role of Director of Materials Technology.   Prior to joining MHG, Mang served as the Director of Product Technology and Application Development at Myriant Corporation, […]

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Coke invests further in scaling Virent’s paraxylene production for PlantBottle

Coke invests further in scaling Virent’s paraxylene production for PlantBottle

September 9, 2014 |

In Wisconsin, Virent’s partnership with Coca Cola is to be extended with an additional investment of an undisclosed amount for Viret to scale up production of the paraxylene chemical which Coca Cola is using in their PlantBottles. The investment will fund purchase and installation of new equipment that is needed to chemically produce and purify […]

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The Hottest Companies: Virent Photo Votes for 2014-15

The Hottest Companies: Virent Photo Votes for 2014-15

September 7, 2014 |

Here are the photo votes received for Virent in this years’s competition for the Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, Renewable Chemicals & Biomaterials. More on photo voting in this years’ rankings process, here. Above: Photo Vote of the week for 9/8/14    

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Virent receives EPA Registration for its drop-in, BioForm Gasoline

Virent receives EPA Registration for its drop-in, BioForm Gasoline

August 12, 2014 |

Registered Fuel Can Now be Used in On-highway Motor Vehicles in blends up to 45% In Wisconsin, Virent announced it has successfully received fuel registration from the EPA for its BioForm Gasoline in blends of up to 45%. As a registered fuel, Virent’s biogasoline can now be used in on-highway motor vehicles. Virent BioForm Gasoline […]

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Virent: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Virent: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

March 25, 2014 |

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, […]

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

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

March 10, 2014 |

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 […]

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

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

January 13, 2014 |

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 […]

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Virent nabs 2013 ICIS Chemical Business Innovation Award

Virent nabs 2013 ICIS Chemical Business Innovation Award

October 27, 2013 |

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 […]

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