Tag: Genencor

The Waters and Underwaters of March: heard on the floor at World Biofuels Markets

The Waters and Underwaters of March: heard on the floor at World Biofuels Markets

March 16, 2012 |

In the Netherlands, World Biofuels Markets has ended for another year, and after the industry’s grandest get-together, attendees and observers are left to sort out the news, the rumors, the scuttlebutt, and what is in most cases is a bumper-crop of business cards. Here are some of the themes we picked up on in Digestville […]

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Energy, water breakthrough: Genencor enzymes extracting water from distillers grains

Energy, water breakthrough: Genencor enzymes extracting water from distillers grains

December 1, 2011 |

In Illinois, a study conducted by the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service at Center Ethanol Co.’s 54 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Sauget showed that enzymes could help extract water from distillers grains, saving natural gas, electricity and water used in the ethanol process. The research used Genencor enzymes those similar products from other […]

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Man of (someone else's) Steel: Genencor leads a wave of biofuels super-partnering

Man of (someone else's) Steel: Genencor leads a wave of biofuels super-partnering

October 6, 2011 |

Genencor’s GNext initiative ups the partnering ante, as intercompany structures become a must-understand megatrend. What new super-companies will emerge? Earlier this year, Dupont acquired Danisco in a pricey and closely-watched acquisition, which valued Danisco at $6B. Many observers felt that 2011 would be a lost year for Genencor and Dupont as they wen through the […]

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Genencor joins Raizen, Dow, Neste, Monsanto on "big brands in trouble" list in Transformative Technologies voting

Genencor joins Raizen, Dow, Neste, Monsanto on "big brands in trouble" list in Transformative Technologies voting

August 18, 2011 |

In Florida, Neste Oil, Raizen, Dow, Monsanto and Genencor are among the “big brands” trailing in first-round match-ups in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tournament. 32 first round battles will continue in the voting until Friday at 5pm Eastern Time, with winners proceeding to second round voting which begins on Monday, August 22nd. With two days […]

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Genencor vs OriginOil: Who's the Best?

Genencor vs OriginOil: Who's the Best?

August 14, 2011 |

Background: This is a first round, West Regional match-up between #6 seed Genencor and #11 seed OriginOil in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes advances to the […]

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Genencor cuts cellulosic enzyme load two-fold with launch of Accellerase TRIO

Genencor cuts cellulosic enzyme load two-fold with launch of Accellerase TRIO

June 23, 2011 |

In California, Genencor announced a two-fold decrease in enzyme load for cellulosic conversion to fermentable sugars, with its new enzyme cocktail, Accellerase TRIO. The company said that its new TRIO package demonstrates that Genencor is continuing to deliver on innovation with its “easiest to use” package that combines all the required activities for cellulosic conversion. […]

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"The tax credit will help, but we could live without it": Genencor

"The tax credit will help, but we could live without it": Genencor

May 24, 2011 |

Genencor CEO Tjerk de Ruiter says, “As long as they create a mandate, the tax credit will help, but we could live without it.” Last week, Genencor released a foundational survey on consumer attitudes towards +bio-based products” and the “bio-based” moniker, and created the Genencor Household Sustainability Index. The full report is online today via […]

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Brazilalot: Heard on the Floor at World Biofuels Markets

Brazilalot: Heard on the Floor at World Biofuels Markets

[ 0 ] March 25, 2011 |

World Biofuels Markets has closed and the participants have departed, dancing a samba as they left. For sure, it didn’t take long to discern WBM’s hot topic this year. It was right out of Monty Python’s famed Spam Sketch. Brazil spam and Brazil, spam pyrolysis aviation and Brazil, spam fermentation Brazil and Brazil, spam Brazil […]

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Amyris, OPX Biotechnology and Genencor win Product of the Year awards

Amyris, OPX Biotechnology and Genencor win Product of the Year awards

[ 0 ] December 29, 2010 |

In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced that Amyris, OPX Biotechnology and Genencor won Product of the Year awards, among this year’s roster of Biofuels Digest Award winners. The award for Product of the Year (fuels) went to Amyris for its farnesane molecule, which it is now producing in Brazil. Made by adding hydrogen to farnesene (itself […]

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Why they're Hot: Genencor – #6 so far (#26 last year)

Why they're Hot: Genencor – #6 so far (#26 last year)

[ 0 ] November 24, 2010 |

The Latest News: Last May, Genencor updated on its market outlook and strategy just after the launch of Accellerase Duet. Bjarne Andersen, VP of Business Development for the company, said that the company is continuing on its two-pronged strategy of supplying enzymes both to Dupont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol (in which it holds a 50 percent […]

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