Tag: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel, ABT and EY launch bio-based monitor

AkzoNobel, ABT and EY launch bio-based monitor

April 2, 2017 |

In the EU, a new online tool which can track the use of bio-based raw materials in products has been launched as a pilot by project partners AkzoNobel, Advanced Biochemical (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (ABT) and EY. It will be the first ever tool to use e-certification to track bio-based content along the value chain. Many […]

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AzkoNobel teams up to research chemical production from sugarbeet

AzkoNobel teams up to research chemical production from sugarbeet

November 25, 2014 |

In the Netherlands, AkzoNobel has joined forces with SuikerUnie, Rabobank, Deloitte, Investment and Development Agency for the Northern Netherlands (NOM), Groningen Seaports, and the Province of Groningen, to investigate the possibility of producing chemicals from beet-derived sugar feedstock. The parties have asked Deloitte to perform a feasibility study to provide an independent critical review and […]

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Enerkem teams with AkzoNobel to develop waste-to-chemical plants in Europe

Enerkem teams with AkzoNobel to develop waste-to-chemical plants in Europe

November 13, 2014 |

In Canada, Enerkem Inc. recently announced it has signed an agreement with AkzoNobel, a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, to develop a project partnership to explore the development of waste-to-chemicals facilities in Europe. In this new project partnership, Enerkem will license its exclusive breakthrough technology to convert municipal […]

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U.S. EPA gives AkzoNobel Green Chemistry Designation for Dissolvine GL

U.S. EPA gives AkzoNobel Green Chemistry Designation for Dissolvine GL

November 18, 2013 |

In Illinois, the EPA gave AkzoNobel’s Dissolvine GL, the company’s biodegradable and biobased chelate, the EPA Design for the Environment label to recognize the product as being a safer ingredient for consumers and the environment. EPA awards the DfE designation only to chemicals that pass the strict DfE criteria after the agency’s scientific team screens […]

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Two Thumbs Up for Solazyme: AkzoNobel deal, new technology for structured oils

Two Thumbs Up for Solazyme: AkzoNobel deal, new technology for structured oils

May 9, 2013 |

The sector’s perennial hottest company strikes again — with “potentially disruptive” new technology to change the positioning and performance of triglyceride oils. In California, Solazyme and AkzoNobel announced an agreement targeting the development of advanced tailored triglyceride oils and commercial sales for near-term product supply. The agreement focuses on supply for the chemical giant’s Surface […]

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AkzoNobel to acquire China's Boxing Oleochemicals, bio-polymers in sight

AkzoNobel to acquire China's Boxing Oleochemicals, bio-polymers in sight

August 4, 2011 |

In the Netherlands, AkzoNobel is acquiring China’s Boxing Oleochemicals, which will be integrated into AkzoNobel’s Surface Chemistry unit.  The unit manufactures bio-polymer and synthetic additives with uses ranging from home and personal care to asphalt road paving.  The completion of the transaction is subject to closing conditions, including the approval of the Chinese authorities, and […]

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AkzoNobel acquires Zeta Fraction technology: non-solvent biomass harvesting

AkzoNobel acquires Zeta Fraction technology: non-solvent biomass harvesting

July 11, 2011 |

In Holland, AkzoNobel has acquired Integrated Botanical Technologies patented Zeta Fraction technology, which makes it possible to harvest and separate constituent parts of a living cell from any plant or marine source without requiring any solvents. An Amsterdam based producer of paints, coatings, and specialty chemicals, the Zeta Fraction platform will be used by the […]

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