Tag: Danimer Scientific

Cool Corn Competition – A look behind NCGA’s 6 Consider Corn Challenge III winners

Cool Corn Competition – A look behind NCGA’s 6 Consider Corn Challenge III winners

November 14, 2021 |

News from the Windy City came in that Låkril Technologies, a newly launched start-up company has already licensed catalyst technology from the University of Minnesota to convert corn-derived lactic acid to bio-based acrylics that provide at least 35% CO2 reduction from today’s petroleum-derived acrylics. Does Låkril sound familiar? How about BioAstra Technologies? Catalyxx? Sylvatex? Danimer […]

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Danimer Scientific to acquire biodegradable polymer producer Novomer

Danimer Scientific to acquire biodegradable polymer producer Novomer

August 15, 2021 |

In Georgia, Danimer Scientific, Inc., a bioplastics company focused on the development and production of biodegradable materials, signed a definitive agreement to acquire Novomer, Inc., a developer of conversion technology providing transformable, functional, and low net carbon inputs into the production of PHA-based resins and other biodegradable materials, in a cash transaction valued at $152 […]

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Danimer plans $700-million bioplastic plant

Danimer plans $700-million bioplastic plant

April 5, 2021 |

In Georgia, bioplastic maker Danimer Scientific has announced a $700-million investment in polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) production capacity at Bainbridge.  The announcement closely follows Danimer signing a partnership with Mars-Wrigley to develop home-compostable plastic packaging for the latter’s iconic SKITTLES candy brand.  “Georgia companies like Danimer continue to lead the way toward a green manufacturing future, and […]

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Bioplastic maker Danimer Scientific to go public

Bioplastic maker Danimer Scientific to go public

October 5, 2020 |

In Georgia, bioplastic maker Danimer Scientific has announced a merger agreement with Live Oak Acquisition Corp. that will result in Danimer becoming a public company. Danimer Scientific produces polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA), a 100% biodegradable and renewable plastic that uses canola oil as feedstock. The company currently produces its PHA—trade named Nodax—at  an industrial-scale facility in Winchester, […]

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