Tag Archives | succinic acid

Myriant and PTT Chem in bio-succinic JV

Southeast Asian chemical companies seem to be ahead of the game when it comes to partnering with renewable chemical companies (mostly US-based). First we had Elevance Renewable Science partnering with Wilmar for specialty chemical production in Indonesia. Then BioAmber (formerly DNP Green Technology) partnering with Mitsui Chemicals for exclusive bio-succinic acid distribution in Asia, and […]

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BioAmber in Cargill succinic acid deal

That’s right folks, you read it first right here on the Green blog. We just received a scoop that BioAmber (formerly DNP Green Technology) is developing a new generation of microorganism for succinic acid production under exclusive license from Cargill. As soon as this microorganism is ready for commercial action, BioAmber plans to use it […]

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World’s largest bio-succinic acid plant

Myriant announced yesterday about getting the green signal of building what they claimed as the world’s largest biobased succinic acid plant at the Port of Lake Providence, Louisiana. As announced before, the 392,000 sq. ft. plant will have a capacity of up to 30m lbs/year (13,612 tonnes/year) of succinic acid using feedstock sorghum and carbon […]

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DSM’s bio-succinic plant coming soon

DSM, in an interview with colleague Will Beacham, said that it will decide within 3-6 months if it will invest in a commercial scale biosuccinic acid plant. If that will be the case, the plant would most likely be located in the US, Brazil or China – places with advanced agricultural capabilities and good existing […]

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Interview Update: DNP Green Technology

My apologies for posting this so late but I did file an ICIS news story* (subscription only) about DNP Green’s joint venture with DuPont late last June as well as part of my biorefinery story on ICIS Chemical Business published in July. Here’s a recap of what DNP has been doing the past year with […]

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DuPont in bio-succinic acid

I reported this news last week about DuPont and bio-succinic acid player DNP Green Technology having some sort of collaboration albeit without much information given by the companies. DNP Green Technology, the co-owner of France-based bio-succinic acid producer Bioamber, sent out their latest press release yesterday regarding their licensing deal with DuPont focusing on bio-succinic […]

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Bio-succinic invades Asia

Got this news from DNP Green Technology this morning about new activities from their bio-succinic joint venture Bioamber. Bioamber’s bio-based succinic acid products are already being spread out in Asia with the help of DNP’s acquisition of Sinoven Biopolymers last February. Sinoven will manufacture modified polybutylene succinate (mPBS) in China using Bioamber’s bio-succinic acid. DNP […]

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DNP’s biosuccinic partnership

Here’s another news that came out last week while I was in Munich. I think I mentioned in another post before that news seem to be coming out right and left whenever I’m traveling? Last Thursday, DNP Green Technology announced a partnership with GreenField Ethanol to build a $50m bio-succinic acid refinery that will produce […]

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World’s first bio-succinic plant running

Just got hold of this news about Bioamber — a joint venture between US company DNP Green Technology and France-based ARD (Agro-industrie Recherches et Développements) — announcing the successful commission of their new bio-based succinic acid plant in Pomacle, France. The 2,000 metric tons/year facility is producing succinic acid from wheat-derived glucose, which can be […]

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Weekly News Roundup

So my news roundup schedule is busted the past two weeks but it’s a shame to not post these announcements especially updates about bio-succinic acid. I have also several consulting studies on draft that hopefully will soon be posted (as soon as school final exams are over this week! Yeah!). For now here are last […]

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