Tag: Novozymes

Green Plains and Novozymes team on exclusive deal to commercialize high protein ingredients

Green Plains and Novozymes team on exclusive deal to commercialize high protein ingredients

December 18, 2019 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. and Novozymes announced an exclusive partnership and commercialization agreement for biological solutions in the production of high protein ingredients. The partnership will be aimed at aquaculture, pet food, as well as novel ingredients to be used in the global protein markets. The collaboration will utilize the biorefinery footprint, process know-how, […]

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Green Plains and Novozymes Partner in Protein Production

Green Plains and Novozymes Partner in Protein Production

December 16, 2019 |

Using biological solutions, exclusive partnership to create functional proteins that provide customers with superior nutritional benefits for animal feeds. Green Plains and Novozymes’ collaboration will utilize the biorefinery footprint, process know-how, and global distribution capabilities of Green Plains together with Novozymes’ vast expertise in microbiology to create a diverse range of value-added products resulting in […]

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Novozymes names Dow senior executive to be new CEO

Novozymes names Dow senior executive to be new CEO

October 30, 2019 |

In Denmark, on February 1, 2020, Ester Baiget will take up the position as President & CEO of Novozymes. Ester is currently business president for Dow’s Industrial Solutions business unit and a member of the executive leadership team. She joined Dow in 1995 as an engineer in Tarragona, Spain. Since then, she has held manufacturing, […]

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US Water Services and Novozymes settle patent infringement case

US Water Services and Novozymes settle patent infringement case

September 24, 2019 |

In Minnesota, U.S. Water Services, Inc. and Novozymes have settled a U.S. patent infringement action U.S. Water brought against Novozymes alleging infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,415,137 and 8,609,399, and the validity of the patents was upheld by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The terms of the settlement are confidential. The United […]

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Novozymes makes organizational changes, including layoffs

Novozymes makes organizational changes, including layoffs

August 31, 2019 |

In Denmark, Novozymes is making organizational changes to drive stronger growth and deliver on its updated corporate strategy, “Better business with biology,” according to their press release. Changes will free up resources which will be made available for reinvestments where they have higher impact, including layoffs for about 280 – 330 employees globally, of which […]

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Leadership changes at Novozymes, new CFO, EVP

Leadership changes at Novozymes, new CFO, EVP

August 10, 2019 |

In Denmark, Novozymes announced that EVP and CFO Prisca Havranek-Kosicek was leaving immediately due to “personal reasons” and that Lars Green will join Novozymes A/S as EVP and CFO, with responsibility for Finance, IT, Legal and Investor Relations. This comes on the heels of their first half financial report last week that showed a decline […]

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Novozymes opens new office in Kenya

Novozymes opens new office in Kenya

July 7, 2019 |

In Denmark, Novozymes is opening a new office in Nairobi, Kenya in order to expand their presence in East Africa and unlock emerging markets for their enzyme technologies. They hope to reach consumers with their biological enzyme solutions that allow detergent producers to develop better and affordable detergents, breweries to be more efficient at producing […]

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Novozymes releases strategy update for 2020-2022

Novozymes releases strategy update for 2020-2022

June 22, 2019 |

In Denmark, Novozymes updated their strategy for the three-year period 2020-2022 which focuses on better utilization of Novozymes’ core capabilities, making it possible to better prioritize high-impact pipeline projects, invest in new longer term strategic opportunity areas and drive stronger commercial execution. According to Novozymes, they serve many industries with different customer needs and the […]

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Novozymes launches two new products to support renewable fuel production

Novozymes launches two new products to support renewable fuel production

June 11, 2019 |

In Indiana, Novozymes announced two major launches during the Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) to continue supporting the growth of the renewable fuel industry. Fortiva is a new alpha-amylase technology that helps customers avoid having to choose between maximizing enzyme performance and operational efficiency. In yeast, Force continues to deliver on the promise to quickly […]

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Novozymes says selected markets are creating headwinds for 2019

Novozymes says selected markets are creating headwinds for 2019

June 9, 2019 |

In Finland, Novozymes has experienced a decline of 2% in organic sales in the first five months of 2019. Although this is an improvement compared with the 4% decline reported for the first quarter, the softness in sales, particularly in May, reflects market headwinds. Severe weather in the US Midwest are impacting grain-processing volumes and […]

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