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POET overtakes ADM as largest ethanol producer

POET overtakes ADM as largest ethanol producer

April 30, 2018 |

In Iowa, Reuters reports that as ADM scales down its ethanol production to 1.6 billion gallons of installed capacity, POET has filled the gap and taken over the former’s spot at top US producer with 2 billion gallons expected by 2019 and 1.9 billion gallons set for 2018. Previously the companies were neck and neck […]

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Missouri Biodiesel Coalition launched to expand biodiesel usage

Missouri Biodiesel Coalition launched to expand biodiesel usage

April 29, 2018 |

Missouri may be known for the largest beer producing plant in the nation (the Anheuser-Busch brewery in St. Louis) or for Kansas City’s many fountains (more than any city except Rome), but it is making news today for another reason. In Missouri, soybean farmers and biodiesel processors, distributors, and retailers have come together to launch […]

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ADM temporarily mothballs German biodiesel plant in light of growing imports

ADM temporarily mothballs German biodiesel plant in light of growing imports

March 26, 2018 |

In Germany, Reuters reports that ADM has decided to mothball its biodiesel plant in Mainz for at least Q2 because it can’t compete with increasing cheap imports that began to surge last September, especially following the ruling last week by the European Court of Justice dropping anti-dumping duties on Argentine and Indonesian biodiesel imports. A […]

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ADM wants to buy Bunge for Argentine soy crushing assets

ADM wants to buy Bunge for Argentine soy crushing assets

February 28, 2018 |

In Argentina, Reuters reports that Archer Daniels Midland may not be interested in Bunge’s sugar assets but it certainly wants the company’s four soybean crushing facilities with 18,000 metric tons of daily capacity, along with those in Brazil. A full year of losses for the world’s largest soybean crusher is seen as too difficult to […]

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Longer shelf life: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to DuPont/ADM’s FDME project

Longer shelf life: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to DuPont/ADM’s FDME project

January 23, 2018 |

Not long ago, DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Archer Daniels Midland announced a new breakthrough process in producing FDME from fructose, with “the potential to expand the materials landscape in the 21st century with exciting and truly novel, high-performance renewable materials”, the companies said in a joint release. FDME is furan dicarboxylic methyl ester. The technology has […]

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ADM and Vland enter joint development agreement for enzyme research

ADM and Vland enter joint development agreement for enzyme research

January 21, 2018 |

In Illinois, Archer Daniels Midland Company and China-based Qingdao Vland Biotech Group Co., Ltd. signed a joint development agreement for the development and commercialization of enzymes for animal feed applications. In addition to ADM’s research center in Decatur, Illinois, ADM will open a new U.S. enzyme research and development lab in California that will directly […]

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PNNL makes strides with ADM producing propylene glycol

PNNL makes strides with ADM producing propylene glycol

January 16, 2018 |

In Washington state, PNNL, working with the National Corn Growers Association, was exploring ways that sorbitol, a corn-derived sugar alcohol typically used as a sugar substitute, could be used to create propylene glycol (PG). Funded by DOE’s Bioenergy Technology Office, the-funded project succeeded. The team discovered a catalyst that efficiently made PG not only from […]

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Fuels America leaders say “thank you, President Trump” for RFS support

Fuels America leaders say “thank you, President Trump” for RFS support

November 10, 2017 |

In Washington, a coalition of the nation’s leaders in advanced and cellulosic biofuels thanked President Trump for his commitment to the RFS, which “has attracted billions of dollars of investment in first-of-a-kind technologies in the advanced and cellulosic biofuels industry.” They also express concerns about the EPA’s July proposal to reduce White House-approved growth in […]

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ADM sees China importing ethanol and corn for E10 as it looks towards 2G

ADM sees China importing ethanol and corn for E10 as it looks towards 2G

November 2, 2017 |

In China, Archer Daniels Midland believes the country will be a major importer of US corn and ethanol in its three-year run up to an E10 mandate in 2020 that will see ethanol demand increase more than five-fold to 12 million metric tons from the current 2.6 million. With the aim to rely on advanced […]

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DuPont and ADM win 2017 Innovation in Bioplastics Award

DuPont and ADM win 2017 Innovation in Bioplastics Award

August 27, 2017 |

In Washington, D.C., the Bioplastics Division, a part of the Plastics Industry Association, announced DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Archer Daniels Midland as the winners of the 2017 Innovation in Bioplastics Award. The two companies developed a method to produce furan dicarboxylic methyl ester (FDME), a biobased monomer, from fructose derived from corn starch. This is […]

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