Tag: Rennovia

Route 6,6: Is biobased the new highway to the old nylon?

Route 6,6: Is biobased the new highway to the old nylon?

August 5, 2014 |

If you get hip to this nylon tip, and take a California trip, you’ll get a kick from Genomatica’s new route to 6,6. From California, we’ve learned that Genomatica is going public with its third development program, entering into the world of biobased nylon intermediates – after its success in licensing its BDO process to […]

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“But I won’t cry for yesterday”: The re-making of the US ethanol industry

“But I won’t cry for yesterday”: The re-making of the US ethanol industry

May 21, 2014 |

The migration from first-gen to next-gen biofuels is becoming less ‘Invisible’ — and the new landscape is not, by anyone’s estimation, an ‘Ordinary World’. If Aemetis’ latest earnings hadn’t rocked your world quite enough, here are 10 hot strategies being pursued right now to morph the old into new. If you remained glued to the television […]

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ABLC buzzes about finance, government actions, chemicals, carbon, and technology advances

ABLC buzzes about finance, government actions, chemicals, carbon, and technology advances

April 23, 2014 |

As ABLC completes its second day, companies, agencies, financiers step forward to detail advances toward scale, new programs. In Washington, more than 35 companies came under the microscope as delegates at ABLC, the annual bioeconomy leadership conference which continues through Wednesday with more than 100 speakers on the agenda, moved from policy considerations to a […]

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Rennovia: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Rennovia: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

April 10, 2014 |

Rennovia, Inc. is a chemical process technology development company focused on the creation of novel processes for the cost-advantaged production of commodity and specialty chemicals from renewable feedstocks.  Rennovia’s initial focus is on the development of catalytic process technologies for the production of bio-based adipic acid (AA) and glucaric acid (GA).  Adipic acid, an industrial […]

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Rennovia and Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies to collaborate for glucaric acid, adipic acid project

Rennovia and Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies to collaborate for glucaric acid, adipic acid project

March 23, 2014 |

In California, Rennovia and Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies have announced a collaboration to develop, demonstrate, and commercialize catalytic process technologies for the production of bio-based glucaric acid and adipic acid. Under the collaboration, Rennovia and JM Davy will work together to develop and demonstrate the processes based on Rennovia’s technology for the catalytic aerobic oxidation […]

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ADM invests $25M in Rennovia: the complete story

ADM invests $25M in Rennovia: the complete story

February 12, 2014 |

20% lower capital, 30% lower raw materials, 15% lower utilities, 30% lower manufacturing – vs petroleum. Plus a multi-billion dollar market, a big partner in ADM, and big ambitions in adipic, glucaric and gluconic acids.  What’s not to love about Rennovia? In Illinois, Archer Daniels Midland Company and Rennovia, Inc. announced today that ADM has […]

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Rennovia produces RENNLON nylon, a 100% bio-based nylon-6,6 polymer

Rennovia produces RENNLON nylon, a 100% bio-based nylon-6,6 polymer

October 3, 2013 |

In California, Rennovia announced that it has produced, and shipped to a prospective partner, samples of what it believes to be the world’s first 100% bio-based nylon-6,6 polymer, under Rennovia’s RENNLON brand, made from Rennovia’s renewable monomers, RENNLON adipic acid and RENNLON hexamethylenediamine. Production costs for Rennovia’s bio-based AA and HMD are projected to be […]

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