Tag: Dupont

Former DuPont employee pleads guilty to stealing trade secrets, lying to the FBI

Former DuPont employee pleads guilty to stealing trade secrets, lying to the FBI

July 11, 2018 |

In Iowa, Josh Harry Isler, age 55, from St. Ansgar, Iowa, pled guilty in United States District Court in Cedar Rapids to one count of trade secret theft and one count of making a false statement or representation to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. As part of his guilty plea, Isler admitted that during August […]

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ADM and DuPont team up to develop, produce and market cellulase enzymes

ADM and DuPont team up to develop, produce and market cellulase enzymes

June 20, 2018 |

In Illinois, Archer Daniels Midland Company and DuPont Industrial Biosciences announced a collaboration to develop, produce and market cellulase enzymes for operators of grain-based ethanol plants. Cellulase enzymes assist in hydrolyzing the corn kernel fiber, which consists mostly of cellulose and hemicellulose carbohydrates. Once the fiber is broken down, more sugars can be liberated and […]

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DuPont releases three new products from innovation hub to boost biorefinery efficiencies

DuPont releases three new products from innovation hub to boost biorefinery efficiencies

June 6, 2018 |

In Delaware, building off the recent launch of its fuel ethanol platform DuPont™ XCELIS™, DuPont Industrial Biosciences unveiled the first three products from the innovation hub – designed to increase yields, speed fermentation and reduce energy and chemical consumption: • DuPont™ SYNERXIA® THRIVE GX: Next Generation in Yeast for the Fuel Alcohol Industry • DuPont™ […]

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DuPont granted US patent for “Prevention of Bacterial Growth in Fermentation Processes”

DuPont granted US patent for “Prevention of Bacterial Growth in Fermentation Processes”

April 4, 2018 |

In Delaware, DuPont Industrial Biosciences announced it has been granted U.S. Patent 9,926,576 entitled “Prevention of Bacterial Growth in Fermentation Processes.” This patent issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office covers the application of stabilized chlorine dioxide, the active ingredient in DuPont™ FERMASURE®, to reduce microbial contaminations in ethanol fermentations. Acid producing bacteria are […]

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DowDuPont: The Break-Up, the Shake-Up, the Future Make-Up revealed

DowDuPont: The Break-Up, the Shake-Up, the Future Make-Up revealed

March 7, 2018 |

This week, the DowDuPont leadership team emerged from had become Wilmington’s largest sensory deprivation chamber and fanned out around the country to advise on the timing and specific nature of the break-up into three companies of the conglomerate formed in recent months by the Dow and DuPont mergers. Now Materials Sciences, later: Dow The Materials […]

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Public safety concerns surround leftover stover bales after DuPont sells Nevada plant

Public safety concerns surround leftover stover bales after DuPont sells Nevada plant

February 26, 2018 |

In Iowa, with DuPont selling its second-generation ethanol plant in Nevada, local authorities are concerned about the safety risk posed by the half million stover bales stored in 23 sites around the central Iowa region that will be leftover when the plant changes hands. The bales pose a serious fire hazard and could lead to […]

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DuPont launches new fermentation system for ethanol

DuPont launches new fermentation system for ethanol

December 1, 2017 |

In Delaware, DuPont Industrial Biosciences launched SYNERXIA THRIVE Fermentation System, the newest innovation in the company’s synergistic fermentation system technologies. The new fermentation system will deliver higher ethanol yields, incomparable robustness during thermal excursions and improved performance, according to their press release. “With the new DuPont SYNERXIA THRIVE Fermentation System, ethanol producers can now expect […]

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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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DuPont, Bock Partner for Biogas Enzymes Distribution

DuPont, Bock Partner for Biogas Enzymes Distribution

July 2, 2017 |

In the UK, DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) and silage storage specialists Bock UK Ltd (Bock) announced a strategic partnership where Bock will demonstrate DuPont’s biogas enzyme technology at commercial scale in the U.K. market. The enzyme technology, OPTIMASH® AD-100, has been shown to help biogas producers in the agricultural sector improve yields and process robustness, […]

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Transforming eco-product performance and accessibility: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to DuPont and biomaterials

Transforming eco-product performance and accessibility: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to DuPont and biomaterials

May 31, 2017 |

DuPont has developed a multi-part strategy to deliver new technologies to the growing biofuels and chemicals markets market. The strategy includes: (1) improving existing ethanol production through differentiated agriculture seed products and crop protection solutions as well as through improved bioprocessing aids and enzymes that allow animals to get the most out of valuable ethanol co-products; […]

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