New Workshops, Tools @Novozymes Bioenergy University

Joanna Schroeder

A year ago during the Fuel Ethanol Workshop, Novozymes officially launched its Bioenergy University. This year, Chuck Zimmerman was able to speak with Novozymes’ Rachel Burton to get the update on how the program is going. She said they are getting excellent feedback from their customers with hundreds of customers actively engaged with the tool and the training platform. In …

Audio, bioenergy, biofuels, Education, enzymes, Ethanol, FEW, Novozymes

.@Novozymes #FEW16 Message: Focus on Future

Joanna Schroeder

The Novozymes booth was a busy one during this year’s Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) in part because not only is the company continually innovating with new product platforms, but because they have launched several new services for customers to assist them with improving optimization and profitability. Current market conditions was a hot topic at FEW and Novozymes has been focused …

Audio, corn, enzymes, Ethanol, FEW, Novozymes

Jack Rogers @Novozymes Discusses #Ethanol Markets

Joanna Schroeder

Just what are the current market conditions affecting the ethanol industry today? To answer this question, Chuck Zimmerman needed to go no further than the Novozymes booth during this year’s Fuel Ethanol Workshop where he had a conversation with Jack Rogers about current industry challenges. Rogers is the global marketing manager in charge of Novozymes bioenzymes portfolio. He noted that …

Audio, biofuels, enzymes, Ethanol, FEW, Novozymes

#FEW16 Panel Focuses on Unlocking Marketplace Access

Joanna Schroeder

A conversation took place during the FEW Ethanol Workshop this week that focused on how to get greater market access for ethanol blended fuels. The panel, “Exploring Strategies to Unlock Greater Marketplace Access for Conventional and Advanced Biofuels,” featured ethanol experts on the frontlines of increasing ethanol infrastructure across the country. These are the men (and shout out to the …

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#FEW16 Panel Focuses on Realizing Ethanol Potential

Joanna Schroeder

Some of the biofuel industry’s top leaders took to the stage at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) this week to discuss opportunities for the biofuels industry to help it achieve its true potential in the light of the Renewable Fuel Standard and the EPA’s apparent dragging of the feet in getting renewable fuel volumes to mandated levels and higher. One …

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.@Novozymes Helps #Ethanol Producers Unlock Potential

Joanna Schroeder

A common theme that will never go away is how to make more with less. One way ethanol plants can identify ways to save resources as well as money is through better data management and analysis. During this year’s Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW), Novozymes’ Technical Services Manager, Laurie Duval educated ethanol producers on just this topic in her presentation, “Unlocking …

Audio, biofuels, Ethanol, FEW, Novozymes

.@Novozymes Fanø Excited about Bioenergy University

Joanna Schroeder

Earlier this year, Tina Sejersgård Fanø assumed the role of executive vice president for Novozymes Agricultural and Bioenergy division. Part of this division, she said, is their biofuel business and that biofuels are a big and very interesting business for them. This is Fanø’s first time at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) and Chuck Zimmerman was able to speak with …

Audio, biofuels, Ethanol, FEW, Novozymes

Awards Kick off the #FEW16

Chuck Zimmerman

The opening general session of the 2016 Fuel Ethanol Workshop produced by BBI International kicked off with two key awards. First up was the High Octane Award presented to Tom Buis, Growth Energy, by Mike and Tom Bryan. The High Octane Award acknowledges a person who has helped the ethanol industry mature and progress over the years. This award, established …


DuPont Launches SYNERXIA Fermentation System

Joanna Schroeder

Heading in to this year’s Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW), DuPont Industrial Biosciences has launched the SYNERXIA® Fermentation System to assist ethanol producers improve their yields by up to 2 percent while at the same time lowering total sugar levels at drop by up to 25 percent. “We believe that the best technology delivers performance and is easy to use,” said …

biofuels, enzymes, Ethanol, FEW