Tag: cellulosic sugars

Sugar, sugar: Toray, Mitsui set out to build monster cellulosic sugar plant in Asia

Sugar, sugar: Toray, Mitsui set out to build monster cellulosic sugar plant in Asia

January 16, 2017 |

Last week we reported that Toray Industries has teamed with Mitsui to produce cellulosic sugars from bagasse leftover from the sugar production process at Thai sugar mills. The companies will invest up to $51 million to build one of the world’s largest bagasse-based cellulosic sugar plants. Producing 1,400 tons of cellulosic sugar annually that will be used […]

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Pivot to play: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Cellulosic Sugars

Pivot to play: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Cellulosic Sugars

April 11, 2016 |

This week, we held a well-attended webinar on the markets and makers of cellulosic sugars, from pilot to player. Here below is a slide deck presented on the day, from industry consultant Vonnie Estes — whose latest Digest column is here. The recorded version of the Renewable Chemicals Intermediates webinar can be accessed here.

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Renmatix debuts Kleiner’s ultra low-cost sugar technology baby (all over again)

Renmatix debuts Kleiner’s ultra low-cost sugar technology baby (all over again)

September 28, 2011 |

Touting its ultra low-cost cellulosic sugars, Renmatix presses hard on the hype button. But could this re-think of Sriya really have the goods? Yesterday on Twitter, a cryptic but steady stream of messages began to fly in during the afternoon regarding Renmatix, whose story was picked up by Fast Company in a breathless-titled short article,  […]

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Transformers: 8 Technologies To Rock the Bio World

Transformers: 8 Technologies To Rock the Bio World

[ 12 ] April 12, 2011 |

Game changer, breakthrough, revolution, quantum leap. A lot of technologies arrive on the Digest’s doorstep wrapped in one of those descriptors, or another. Sometimes wrapped in all of them. But what are technologies that would really rock the Bio World? A number of discoveries are notable, however, by their absence. We see so much innovation […]

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Resistance is futile: Codexis and the chase for low-cost cellulosic sugars

Resistance is futile: Codexis and the chase for low-cost cellulosic sugars

[ 0 ] February 4, 2011 |

In California, Codexis yesterday announced a stunning 29% increase in revenue,  to $107.1 million, driven by a 77% increase in sales of pharmaceutical products, from $18.6 million in 2009 to $32.8 million in 2010, and increases in collaborative R&D and government grants. With operating expenses growing by only 2 percent, the company swung from a […]

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