Tag: Syngenta

Syngenta donates $340,000 to Prime the Pump Fund

Syngenta donates $340,000 to Prime the Pump Fund

February 2, 2017 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta recently announced a donation of $340,000 to the Prime the Pump Fund to help make higher ethanol blends more widely available and help grow demand for American ethanol. Prime the Pump is an ethanol industry initiative created to help the early retail adopters of high-level ethanol blends by awarding grants to reduce […]

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Syngenta’s Enogen to supply nearly 2 billion gallons of capacity in 2017

Syngenta’s Enogen to supply nearly 2 billion gallons of capacity in 2017

January 9, 2017 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta announced that it has reached agreements with ethanol plants, from Arizona to Ohio, with a combined total capacity of nearly 2 billion gallons. According to Dr. Miloud Araba, head of Enogen technical services at Syngenta, the robust alpha amylase enzyme found in Enogen corn hybrids helps an ethanol plant dramatically reduce the […]

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Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Suntory, Syngenta and ChemChina

Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Suntory, Syngenta and ChemChina

October 12, 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 Suntory, Syngenta and ChemChina and their direct investments, partnerships and alliances with companies both heralded and unknown.

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Syngenta’s Enogen corn used in more than 20 ethanol plants in the US

Syngenta’s Enogen corn used in more than 20 ethanol plants in the US

July 27, 2016 |

In Switzerland, Syngenta says that its Enogen corn is used at more than 20 dry grind ethanol plants across the US. The plants represent about 10% of national ethanol production volume. Combined with its Cellerate partnership that allows for cellulosic ethanol production, the two technology solutions can help plants boost ethanol production by more than […]

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ChemChina to acquire Syngenta for $43B, as the Swiss find a deal that makes them say “cheese!”

ChemChina to acquire Syngenta for $43B, as the Swiss find a deal that makes them say “cheese!”

February 3, 2016 |

In China, ChemChina announced a $43 billion bid for Syngenta, the companies announced. Syngenta’s US shares rose to $76.47 on the news, which came as Syngenta said that ChemChina was looking for even more acquisitions. The Syngenta board is backing the deal, which is expected to clear regulatory hurdles and close before the end of 2016. […]

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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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