Tag: GlycosBio

Frugal Fuels: Top 12 ways to transform biofuels using materials already around us

Frugal Fuels: Top 12 ways to transform biofuels using materials already around us

May 31, 2013 |

REduce, REuse, REcycle. REnewable energy sometimes means REthinking, REfocusing. Great ideas abound for new feedstocks, and novel infrastructure. We admire so many of them. Jatropha, carinata, switchgrass, sweet sorghum, blender pumps, systems-at-sea. And so much more. But what about technologies that bolt-on a different processing unit, but keeps everything else the same. Or uses an […]

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The Top 10 Advanced biofuels and biorefining companies in Asia

The Top 10 Advanced biofuels and biorefining companies in Asia

September 3, 2012 |

As the US and Canada take a day off, we look at the hottest advanced technologies developing in Asia. Today, the US and Canada are celebrating Labor Day, but hard work goes on throughout Asia. Advanced biorefineries have a special place in that region’s growth plans, owing to a shortage of fossil fuels, and abundance […]

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Toyo, Glycos, Bio-XCell to build ethanol plant in Malaysia

Toyo, Glycos, Bio-XCell to build ethanol plant in Malaysia

January 19, 2012 |

In Malaysia, Japan’s Toyo Engineering Co in a joint venture with Glycos Biotechnologies and Malaysian developer Bio-XCell will build a 10,000 ton per year ethanol plant in Johor Baru by Q2 2013. The facility that will use from crude glycerin from the production of palm methyl ether as feedstock will expand to 30,000 tons per […]

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Glycos Bio taps Toyo as Malaysia biofuels construction partner

Glycos Bio taps Toyo as Malaysia biofuels construction partner

December 13, 2011 |

In Texas, Glycos Biotechnologies has chosen Toyo Engineering & Construction to provide engineering, procurement, and construction services for its industrial biochemical production facility located in Johor, Malaysia.  The facility will be built at the government-supported biotechnology park, Bio-XCell, with completion scheduled for Q2 2013. The plant will produce bioisoprene and industrial ethanol from crude glycerine.

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GlycosBio says Solix algal oil works as base for renewable chemicals

GlycosBio says Solix algal oil works as base for renewable chemicals

August 22, 2011 |

In Colorado, Solix BioSystems and Glycos Biotechnologies announced that their early stage research and development collaboration has demonstrated the potential for Solix’s algae oil to be converted into a range of valuable specialty chemicals through GlycosBio’s suite of proprietary biocatalysts. GlycosBio has a specific interest in synthetic rubber intermediates including bio-derived isoprene. Solix’s crude algal […]

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GlycosBio vs Honeywell's UOP: Who's the Best?

GlycosBio vs Honeywell's UOP: Who's the Best?

August 14, 2011 |

Background: This is a first round, Central Regional match-up between #12 seed GlycosBio and #5 seed Honeywell’s UOP in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes advances to […]

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10% boost in ethanol production via new DDGs technology

10% boost in ethanol production via new DDGs technology

July 6, 2011 |

In Minnesota, researchers at the University of Minnesota have teamed with Crown Iron Works and Glycos Biotechnologies to develop a process that uses ethanol as a solvent with DDGS to produce fiber, protein, oil, FFAs and zein to make a high-protein feed, cellulosic ethanol, biodiesel, and glycerin—which is then also turned into ethanol. A typical […]

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The Island of Misfit Materials

The Island of Misfit Materials

June 29, 2011 |

Blue Marble Biomaterials and Glycos Biotechnologies unlock high value trapped within unwanted, misfit waste streams In the annual Christmas televised special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, we meet King Moonracer, the winged-lion ruler of the Island of Misfit Toys, who flies around the world each night in search of unwanted dolls and Charlies-in-the-Box. Is that not […]

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On the Move in Biofuels: GlycosBio

On the Move in Biofuels: GlycosBio

June 22, 2011 |

In Texas, GlycosBio announced that the Company has hired Mr. Rashmi Shah as Vice President of GlycosBio’s subsidiary in Southeast Asia. Mr. Shah  is an industry veteran with more than 40 years of oil and gas experience.

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On the Move in Biofuels: GlycosBio, 25×25

On the Move in Biofuels: GlycosBio, 25×25

[ 0 ] March 31, 2011 |

In Texas, Glycos Biotechnologies has appointed Werner Bussmann as Vice President of Program Management. Bussmann will be responsible for leading the construction and production planning for GlycosBio’s biotechnology and biochemical plant in Malaysia. In Washington, former Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, a nationally recognized and respected leader in federal agricultural and energy policy, has accepted a seat […]

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