Tag: Novozymes

Novozymes launches new Spirizyme products for highest total sugar conversion

Novozymes launches new Spirizyme products for highest total sugar conversion

August 20, 2017 |

In Denmark, Novozymes announced the launch of Spirizyme 2.0 T and Spirizyme Ultra T for the European ethanol market. The two products are part of the Spirizyme T Portfolio, glucoamylase enzymes with trehalase that deliver yield enhancing activities documented to provide the highest total sugar conversion in the industry. The products have a low risk […]

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Novozymes’ H1 bioenergy sales up 7% thanks to increased US ethanol production

Novozymes’ H1 bioenergy sales up 7% thanks to increased US ethanol production

August 16, 2017 |

In Denmark, Novozymes’ bioenergy sales rose 7% during the first half of the year to $206 million, in part thanks to increased conventional ethanol production in the US during the period that rose 4% on the year. The company expects ethanol production to fall during the second half of the year due to significant stocks, […]

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Earnings season: An advanced bioecononomy’s health and wellness check-up

Earnings season: An advanced bioecononomy’s health and wellness check-up

August 14, 2017 |

In today’s Digest, let’s look at trends driving the industry’s results at scale — and while money is not the measure of all progress, it is the ultimate yardstick and especially for companies that have reached industrial scale. So, let’s look at Q2 earnings statements now just coming out from four of the sector’s signature […]

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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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