Tag: Novozymes

Novozymes undertakes $36M expansion in Blair, Nebraska 

Novozymes undertakes $36M expansion in Blair, Nebraska 

May 21, 2017 |

In Nebraska, Novozymes announced a $36M expansion of its enzyme manufacturing plant in Blair, Nebraska – an investment to increase capacity for the production of enzymes for biofuels in the US and globally. At the same time, we are also celebrating five years of successful operation in the state thanks to strong partnerships with local, […]

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Novozymes to invest $36 million in Nebraska enzyme production expansion

Novozymes to invest $36 million in Nebraska enzyme production expansion

May 16, 2017 |

In Nebraska, less than five years after Novozymes opened a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in Blair, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the company has selected the site for its most recent expansion efforts in North America.  The company’s new $36 million investment in the facility, which produces enzymes for renewable fuels, will increase the plant’s […]

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Novozymes sales gain 4% as earnings jump in Q1 announce

Novozymes sales gain 4% as earnings jump in Q1 announce

April 30, 2017 |

In Denmark, Novozymes announced that sales in Q1 grew by 3% organically and by 4% in DKK, mainly driven by Food & Beverages and Bioenergy. EBIT grew by 6%, and the EBIT margin improved by 0.7 percentage point to 27.0%. Adjusting for the extraordinary costs related to the lay-offs in January, the EBIT margin would […]

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Novozymes releases advanced suite of biofuels enzymes

Novozymes releases advanced suite of biofuels enzymes

February 22, 2017 |

In Denmark, Novozymes announces the launch of the Spirizyme T Portfolio, an advanced suite of glucoamylase enzymes with trehalase and other yield enhancing activities that provide the most total sugar conversion in the industry. Trehalase is an enzyme that converts trehalose, a type of sugar that cannot be fermented to ethanol, to glucose, which is […]

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Novozymes gets 6% jump in organic sales for Q4 2016, but layoffs loom

Novozymes gets 6% jump in organic sales for Q4 2016, but layoffs loom

January 22, 2017 |

In Denmark, Novozymes reported that it will lay off 198 employees after reporting 2016 organic sales growth of 2% organically and by 1% in DKK, primarily driven by Agriculture & Feed and Technical & Pharma. The EBIT margin improved by 0.2 percentage points to 27.9%, and EBIT grew by 2%. Net profit increased by 8%. […]

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Leaf Resources teams with Novozymes to boost yields of cellulosic sugar production

Leaf Resources teams with Novozymes to boost yields of cellulosic sugar production

December 8, 2016 |

In Australia, Leaf Resources announced a collaboration with Novozymes, the world’s largest producer of industrial enzymes, to further increase the yields and efficiency associated with Leaf Resources’ innovative biomass conversion technology. GLYCELL is a unique combination of well-established process engineering and advanced chemistry. The GLYCELL technology operates at low temperature and pressure, and uses crude […]

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The Emerging Bioeconomy Ecosystems

The Emerging Bioeconomy Ecosystems

December 7, 2016 |

In political circles, the theme of “Better Together” has been under siege of late — barely winning (for now) in the Sctoland independence, debate, and losing unexpectedly in the Brexit vote — but it remains a theme for surviving and thriving in the advanced bioeconomy. We tipped it a few months ago, in “The Rise […]

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Novozymes expands in India

Novozymes expands in India

November 20, 2016 |

In Denmark, Novozymes has obtained land on a long-term lease in the Patalganga industrial area near Mumbai on India’s west coast. With an initial investment of approximately DKK 300 million the company plans to establish a new enzyme production and supply chain facility that is expected to be ready for operation in 2018 and will […]

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Novozymes launches Fermax to prevent foam development during cane ethanol production

Novozymes launches Fermax to prevent foam development during cane ethanol production

November 9, 2016 |

In Denmark, Novozymes recently launched Fermax, an enzyme protease that prevents foam development during the sugarcane ethanol fermentation process, while delivering improved control and replacing chemicals. For an average size plant, trialing partners also experienced a cost reduction of up to 20 percent when using Fermax, as compared with use of chemicals. Foam develops during […]

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Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Novozymes, P&G

Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Novozymes, P&G

September 21, 2016 |

This season, The Digest is hosting the Strategic Intent webinar series, looking at the plans, progress and future milestones of strategic stakeholders in the Advanced Bioeconomy. In this slide deck, we looked at Novozymes and Procter & Gamble and their direct investments, partnerships and alliances with companies both heralded and unknown.

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