Tag: Syngenta

Consolidation! Dyadic sells industrial technology biz to DuPont for $75M

Consolidation! Dyadic sells industrial technology biz to DuPont for $75M

November 11, 2015 |

As Dyadic cashes out of industrial biotech and retains a C1 license for pharma, DSM and Syngenta also announce a partnership. Companies are girding their loins for the long haul. The Digest takes a look, In Florida, DuPont Industrial Biosciences will acquire substantially all of the enzyme and technology assets Dyadic’s Industrial Technology business for $75 […]

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Syngenta has signed agreements with 16 ethanol plants for Enogen so far

Syngenta has signed agreements with 16 ethanol plants for Enogen so far

October 7, 2015 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta announced that, to date, it has reached agreements with 16 ethanol plants to use Enogen grain. Together, the plants have a combined production capacity of more than 1 billion gallons. Syngenta is in discussions with a number of other ethanol plants, as well, with plans to continue its expansion. Enogen was grown […]

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Syngenta releases two new Enogen hybrids for 2016

Syngenta releases two new Enogen hybrids for 2016

August 25, 2015 |

In Switzerland, Syngenta has released 63 new hybrid corn seeds for 2016, including two new Enogen hybrids for improving ethanol production yields. The Enogen hybrids as well as the other new seed releases were developed using the company’s Yield Engineering System (Y.E.S.) that combines intelligent analytics, testing and technology to help get hybrids to market […]

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Syngenta rebuffs Monsanto $45B offer as key shareholders say $50B might do the trick

Syngenta rebuffs Monsanto $45B offer as key shareholders say $50B might do the trick

May 10, 2015 |

In Switzerland, the Board of Syngenta confirmed that it has received an unsolicited proposal from Monsanto to acquire the company at a price of $45 billion (CHF449 per Syngenta share) with approximately 45 percent in cash. Reporting on the proposed acquisition has sugested that key Syngenta shareholders would back a deal which valued Syngenta at […]

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QCCP produces millionth gallon of cellulosic ethanol using Syngenta’s Cellerate tech

QCCP produces millionth gallon of cellulosic ethanol using Syngenta’s Cellerate tech

April 13, 2015 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta has announced that Quad County Corn Processors (QCCP) has produced its one millionth gallon of cellulosic ethanol using Cellerate process technology at its Galva, Iowa, ethanol production facility. This milestone puts QCCP on track to produce 2 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol per year. Cellerate can help ethanol plants increase production by […]

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Syngenta signs trial agreement to use Enogen at Pacific Ethanol plant

Syngenta signs trial agreement to use Enogen at Pacific Ethanol plant

April 6, 2015 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta has signed a trial agreement with Pacific Ethanol to begin using Enogen at the company’s 40 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Madera, California. The company will adopt the technology following the 2015 harvest. Enogen corn enzyme technology offers ethanol plants an alternative to traditional liquid alpha amylase by providing the […]

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Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy to use Syngenta’s Enogen tech

Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy to use Syngenta’s Enogen tech

March 30, 2015 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta announced that it has signed a commercial agreement with Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy(SIRE) to begin using Enogen corn enzyme technology at its Council Bluffs, Iowa, ethanol production facility following the 2015 harvest. SIRE is the third Iowa plant to sign such an agreement. SIRE is located on 275 acres in Council Bluffs, Iowa, operating a […]

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Syngenta introduces Enogen Value Tracker to assist with grain tracking

Syngenta introduces Enogen Value Tracker to assist with grain tracking

March 2, 2015 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta has introduced its Enogen Value Tracker, a new tool for its corn growers to simplify grain tracking. Beginning this year, the Enogen Value Tracker – a naturally derived, non-GMO purple tracer trait – will be included in select bags of Enogen hybrids. Syngenta intends to include the Enogen Value Tracker in all […]

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Earnings season: ADM, Syngenta up, Green Plains soars

Earnings season: ADM, Syngenta up, Green Plains soars

February 5, 2015 |

As earnings season begins for Q4 2014, Green Plains EBITDA jumps 42%, cash in hand jumps to $453 million Green Plains In Nebraska, Green Plains announced net income for the quarter was $42.2 million compared to net income of $25.5 million for the same period in 2013. Revenues were $829.9 million for the fourth quarter […]

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QCCP and Syngenta join the Advanced Ethanol Council

QCCP and Syngenta join the Advanced Ethanol Council

January 19, 2015 |

In Washington, Quad County Corn Processors and Syngenta have joined the Advanced Ethanol Council. The two companies are currently engaged in a joint venture to develop, license and deploy Cellerate — a “bolt on” cellulosic ethanol process technology easily integrated into existing corn ethanol production processes. The integration of this technology into QCCP’s 35 million […]

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