Tag: Michelin

Carbios acquires entire stake of Carbiolice for polymer biodegradation tech

Carbios acquires entire stake of Carbiolice for polymer biodegradation tech

June 13, 2021 |

News came from Carbios, the French biotech company pioneering new enzymatic solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, that they acquired shares of a joint venture, Carbiolice – which strengthens its capacity to develop its activities on polymers biodegradation beyond PLA (polylactic acid). You may recall that in May, Carbios raised about […]

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SAF, please prepare for take-off…even with aviation industry turned upside down due to pandemic

SAF, please prepare for take-off…even with aviation industry turned upside down due to pandemic

May 2, 2021 |

There were 22 weekdays in April. There were 15 announcements about sustainable aviation fuel progress, advancements, implementations, and production in just those 21 days. What does that mean? Why is SAF suddenly taking off like never before, even as the aviation industry was turned upside down due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Why are companies pivoting […]

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Carbios and Michelin achieve world’s first application of PET enzymatic recycling in car tires

Carbios and Michelin achieve world’s first application of PET enzymatic recycling in car tires

April 25, 2021 |

In France, CARBIOS, a bio-industrial company reinventing the lifecycle of plastics, and MICHELIN, the world’s largest tire manufacturer, took a major step towards developing 100% sustainable tires. Michelin has successfully tested and applied Carbios’ enzymatic recycling process for PET plastic waste, in order to create a high tenacity tire fibre that meets the tire-giant’s technical […]

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Michelin’s bio-butadiene technology moving to validation phase

Michelin’s bio-butadiene technology moving to validation phase

September 26, 2019 |

In France, Michelin announced the BioButterfly project has just reached a new milestone. After developing this new technology to produce bio-sourced butadiene from ethanol on a pilot scale, the project is now moving into a validation phase with the construction of a demonstrator at Bassens, in France. Scheduled for completion in late 2020, this demonstrator […]

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Axens, IFP Energies nouvelles and Michelin partner to develop bio-butadiene process

Axens, IFP Energies nouvelles and Michelin partner to develop bio-butadiene process

November 12, 2013 |

In France, Axens, IFP Energies nouvelles and Michelin have announced the launch of a plant chemistry research partnership to develop and bring to market a process for producing bio-butadiene. They are also committed to laying the groundwork for a future bio-sourced synthetic rubber industry in France. This project is the BioButterfly process, which will cover […]

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Amyris, Michelin partner to commercialize isoprene

Amyris, Michelin partner to commercialize isoprene

October 5, 2011 |

In California, Amyris and Michelin have signed a definitive agreement to collaborate in the development and commercialization of Amyris’ renewable isoprene, a chemical building block in rubber tires and other products that use synthetic and natural rubbers.  Under the agreement, Amyris and Michelin will partner to contribute funding and technical resources to develop Amyris’ technology […]

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