Tag: Clariant

Clariant and Chemtex team on developing sunliquid in China

Clariant and Chemtex team on developing sunliquid in China

August 18, 2020 |

In China, Clariant’s Business Line Biofuels and Derivatives announced on August 15 during a joint presentation at the 7th Asia-Pacific Biomass Utilization Summit in Guangzhou that a strategic partnership has been formed with Chemtex Global Corporation for the realization of second-generation biofuel projects. Under the partnership, the two parties will collaborate to market and sell […]

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Clariant expects Romanian sunliquid plant to be online by Q4 2021

Clariant expects Romanian sunliquid plant to be online by Q4 2021

August 5, 2020 |

In Romania, Romania Insider reports Clariant expects to commission its sunliquid plant in Podari by Q4 2021. The EUR140 million facility was expected to be online this year but even so, the company’s CFO says construction is progressing well. When online, it will produce 50,000 metric tons of cellulosic ethanol annually. A total of EUR40 […]

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Clariant licenses sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology for Bulgarian facility

Clariant licenses sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology for Bulgarian facility

July 27, 2020 |

In Bulgaria, Clariant, and Eta Bio, a company of the Pavlovi family, running a leading business in the agricultural sector in Bulgaria, announced that a license agreement for the sunliquid cellulosic ethanol technology has been signed. Eta Bio has been recently established with the purpose to construct, own and operate a full-scale commercial plant for […]

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Clariant teams with Ineratec to commercialize containerized GTL technology

Clariant teams with Ineratec to commercialize containerized GTL technology

June 17, 2020 |

In Germany, Chemical Engineering Online reports that Clariant has teamed up with Ineratec, a spinoff of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, to commercialize the latter’s gas-to-liquid technology. Clariant brings to the partnership extensive catalysis expertise as well as syngas upgrading and conditioning technology. Ineratec’s containerized technology is adept for decentralized installations producing liquid fuels from green […]

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Clariant and CropEnergies team on disinfectant production in Germany

Clariant and CropEnergies team on disinfectant production in Germany

April 8, 2020 |

In Germany, Clariant together with CropEnergies has started monthly production of 2 million liters of disinfectant at Clariant’s facilities in Gendorf, Germany. This disinfectant is then directly or via repacking partners provided to regional hospitals and other vital institutions in Bavaria, who are currently facing limited availability of this critical product during the COVID-19 outbreak. […]

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Limited Biofuels M&A Activity in 2019, Stage Set for Potentially Busy 2020

Limited Biofuels M&A Activity in 2019, Stage Set for Potentially Busy 2020

February 18, 2020 |

By Bruce Comer, Founder and Managing Director, Ocean Park Special to The Digest Slowdown in North American biofuels Mergers and Acquisitions as thin margins and policy uncertainty hung over industry. Biofuels Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity in North America was subdued in 2019. Only four operating biodiesel, ethanol and advanced biofuels plants were sold during […]

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Clariant expands activated bleaching earths production capacity in Spain to supply EMEA edible oil and biofuel markets

Clariant expands activated bleaching earths production capacity in Spain to supply EMEA edible oil and biofuel markets

February 11, 2020 |

In Spain, Clariant continues to boost the supply of high-quality activated bleaching earths to the edible oil and biofuel markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with additional capacity now on stream in Yuncos, Spain, and an extended portfolio of advanced purification products for local customers. Rising interest in biofuel usage, throughout the EU, […]

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Clariant expands production and launches new products for edible oils and biofuels market

Clariant expands production and launches new products for edible oils and biofuels market

February 9, 2020 |

In Switzerland, Clariant is investing in additional production capacity at their Yuncos, Spain plant for edible oils and biofuels market products, is adding a new product line that extends their portfolio of highly activated bleaching earths, and is adding production & service closer to customers in Spain of products for 3-MCPD reduction in edible oils. […]

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ORLEN Poludnie to realize full scale cellulosic ethanol commercial plant with Clariant tech

ORLEN Poludnie to realize full scale cellulosic ethanol commercial plant with Clariant tech

September 21, 2019 |

In Switzerland, ORLEN Południe, member of ORLEN Group, intends to realize a full-scale commercial plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol at its Jedlicze site in Poland with Clariant’s sunliquid technology. The announcement represents a strategic milestone for Clariant as this second license agreement for its sunliquid technology is another step to commercialize its technology. […]

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Clariant conducted tests on 30 tons of miscanthus as sunliquid feedstock

Clariant conducted tests on 30 tons of miscanthus as sunliquid feedstock

September 2, 2019 |

In Germany, Clariant announced that it has conducted tests on approximately 30 tons of miscanthus provided by INA, Croatia’s leading oil and gas company. The miscanthus biomass was harvested and baled at the INA demonstration site in Croatia in February this year and shipped for processing to Clariant’s pre-commercial sunliquid plant in Straubing, Germany for […]

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