Tag: BASF

Kurita America, BASF Corporation, BASF Enzymes, LLC, and Illinois River Energy settle legal dispute over patents

Kurita America, BASF Corporation, BASF Enzymes, LLC, and Illinois River Energy settle legal dispute over patents

April 28, 2022 |

In Minnesota, Kurita America, BASF Corporation, BASF Enzymes, LLC, and Illinois River Energy LLC have settled their legal dispute involving Kurita America’s patents relating to the use of phytase to control mineral deposits in fuel ethanol plants. The terms of the settlement are confidential. The United States Patent Office issued U.S. Patent Nos. 8,415,137 and […]

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BASF and Henkel use renewable feedstock for cleaning and beauty care following trial

BASF and Henkel use renewable feedstock for cleaning and beauty care following trial

April 11, 2022 |

In Germany, BASF and Henkel jointly commit to replacing fossil carbon feedstock with renewable feedstock for most products in Henkel’s European Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care businesses over the next four years following a successful pilot with Henkel’s cleaning and detergent brand Love Nature in 2021. Through the cooperation, the fossil feedstock for […]

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On the Move – NREL, Aemetis, BASF, Store Enso, Finnair, BrightNight

On the Move – NREL, Aemetis, BASF, Store Enso, Finnair, BrightNight

March 7, 2022 |

We are now a few months into 2022 but there are still some changes going on with personnel moves in the bioeconomy. From Aemetis President Andy Foster elected to the Board of Opportunity Stanislaus to several BASF and Store Enso leadership changes, a new Finnair CIO and BrightNight CFO, it’s an exciting time to work […]

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BASF Venture Capital and Orbia Ventures invest in crop protection biotech company

BASF Venture Capital and Orbia Ventures invest in crop protection biotech company

February 13, 2022 |

In Germany, BASF Venture Capital GmbH and Orbia Ventures are investing in the Israeli biotech startup FortePhest which is developing a new technology to combat herbicide-resistant weeds and invasive plants. Inspired and informed by natural plant processes, the company supports crop protection on a global scale by implementing this technology. BASF Venture Capital and Orbia […]

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Clariant buys BASF’s US attapulgite business for $60M cash

Clariant buys BASF’s US attapulgite business for $60M cash

December 28, 2021 |

In Germany, Clariant has signed definitive agreements to acquire BASF’s U.S. Attapulgite business assets for $60 million in cash, including the signing of a long-term supply agreement for attapulgite-based products to BASF. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in summer 2022. BASF’s Attapulgite business is one of the […]

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Advent Technologies and BASF New Business to jointly develop and scale advanced fuel cell membranes

Advent Technologies and BASF New Business to jointly develop and scale advanced fuel cell membranes

December 16, 2021 |

In Massachusetts, Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc. and BASF New Business GmbH recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop and increase the manufacturing scale of advanced fuel cell membranes designed for long-term operations under extreme conditions. BASF intends to improve the long-term stability of its Celtec® membrane and to increase production capacity with advanced technical […]

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BASF to help expand WPO Polymers composted plastics across Spain and Portugal

BASF to help expand WPO Polymers composted plastics across Spain and Portugal

October 12, 2021 |

In Spain, as part of its growth strategy for its biopolymers business, BASF will cooperate with WPO Polymers to further advance on the fast developing Spanish and Portuguese markets: The plastics solutions provider will act as distributor of BASF‘s ecovio® film product range for certified compostable shopping bags, organic waste bags as well as fruit […]

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Eni and BASF launch joint R&D initiative to produce bio-propanol from biodiesel by-product

Eni and BASF launch joint R&D initiative to produce bio-propanol from biodiesel by-product

August 1, 2021 |

In Italy and Germany, Eni and BASF signed a strategic agreement on a joint R&D initiative to develop a new technology to produce advanced bio-propanol from glycerin, a side stream of the production of industrial biodiesel (FAME, fatty acid methyl ester), that Eni will purchase from European producers. The technology under development involves the conversion […]

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Eni and BASF team up on bio-propanol R&D

Eni and BASF team up on bio-propanol R&D

July 29, 2021 |

In Italy, Eni and BASF have signed a strategic agreement on a joint R&D initiative to reduce the CO2 footprint of the transportation sector. The cooperation aims to develop a new technology to produce advanced bio-propanol from glycerin, a side stream of the production of industrial biodiesel (FAME, fatty acid methyl ester), that Eni will […]

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BASF teams with Brazilian biodiesel producer in CBIOs for inputs swap

BASF teams with Brazilian biodiesel producer in CBIOs for inputs swap

May 31, 2021 |

In Brazil, in an unprecedented partnership in the agricultural market, BASF and 3tentos developed a new operation model with the issuance of decarbonization credits (CBIOs) in exchange for inputs. For the first time, a barter operation, as this exchange is known, is carried out with a focus on environmental sustainability. Producer of soy biodiesel since […]

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