July 10, 2011

Weekly News Roundup

 A compilation of a two-week news roundup...

Elevance in renewable rubber compounds
Elevance Renewable Sciences and Hutchinson Worldwide will collaborate in the use of Elevance's renewable-based products for use as processing aids in Hutchinson's rubber compounds. The collaboration will combine rubber formulation expertise and manufacturing capabilities of Hutchinson with Elevance's metathesis technology and products.

AE Biofuels enters renewable chems
AE Biofuels has completed acquisition of Zymetis, a Maryland-based industrial biotechnology company that develops products for the renewable chemicals and advanced fuels industries. Zymetis holds four granted patents and more than ten pending patents on the Z-microbe™, a marine organism that was originally discovered consuming plant cellulose at a high rate in the Chesapeake Bay.

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