DuPont Launches SYNERXIA® Gemstone Yeasts for Ethanol

Cindy Zimmerman

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has launched the SYNERXIA® Gemstone Collection of high-performance yeasts for the U.S. ethanol market. The new collection from the XCELIS® platform includes SYNERXIA® SAPPHIRE and SYNERXIA® RUBY designed for the unique needs of ethanol producers. This marks the first time that DuPont has co-launched two high-yield yeasts. SYNERXIA® SAPPHIRE brings the most powerful combination of yield, …

Dupont, enzymes, Ethanol, Processing, Production

Sen. Ernst Visits DuPont Biofuels Enzyme Plant

Cindy Zimmerman

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences hosted Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) at its plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa earlier this week. During a tour and town hall with employees, Sen. Ernst and DuPont leaders discussed the positive impact of strong national biofuels policy on America’s farmers, on the environment, and on consumer choice at the pump. “DuPont’s investments in new and advanced …

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DuPont Launches OPTIMASH DCO+

Carrie Muehling

A new product from DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont) will help ethanol producers to increase corn oil yield. DuPont™ OPTIMASH® DCO+ allows for increased recovery of corn oil in dry grind ethanol plants. OPTIMASH® DCO+ is a patent-pending thermostable protease dosed into liquefaction, where it helps to liberate corn oil from the protein and fiber matrix of the corn kernel. …

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German Company Buys DuPont Cellulosic Plant

Cindy Zimmerman

VERBIO North America Corporation (VNA), the U.S. subsidiary of leading German bioenergy producer VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG (VERBIO), has agreed to acquire the DuPont cellulosic ethanol plant in Nevada, Iowa that was shut down and put up for sale last year. VNA also purchased a portion of the plant’s corn stover inventory and intends to install facilities to produce renewable …

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DuPont Launches New Products for Fuel Ethanol Market

DuPont Industrial Biosciences used the Fuel Ethanol Workshop to showcase three new products geared toward the fuel ethanol market. All three products are part of the XCELIS platform, which also includes an online partner community for the industry called Grain Changers. Each of these products is already available, according to Judy Underwood, global marketing leader for biorefinery business with Dupont …

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DuPont Opens Industrial Biosciences Global Headquarters

DuPont Industrial Biosciences officially opened the doors of its renovated global business headquarters last week in Wilmington, Delaware. “At this new facility, we have hundreds of people working toward a more sustainable future by innovating biobased solutions that are better, safer and more renewable. These technologies go into products that are used in everyday life,” said William Feehery, president of …

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DuPont Launches New Products for Fuel Ethanol Market

Cindy Zimmerman

Building off the launch of its fuel ethanol platform DuPont™ XCELIS™ at the National Ethanol Conference, DuPont Industrial Biosciences has unveiled the first three products from the innovation hub. DuPont™ SYNERXIA® THRIVE GX: Next Generation in Yeast for the Fuel Alcohol Industry DuPont™ DISTILLASE® DXT: Advanced Glucoamylase Blend DuPont™ OPTIMASH® AX: Xylanase for Enhanced Liquefaction The new products are designed …

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DuPont Granted Patent for Ethanol Fermentation Product

Cindy Zimmerman

DuPont Industrial Biosciences has been granted a U.S. Patent entitled “Prevention of Bacterial Growth in Fermentation Processes” which covers the application of stabilized chlorine dioxide, the active ingredient in DuPont™ FERMASURE®, to reduce microbial contaminations in ethanol fermentations. “FERMASURE® is an innovative technology, representing not just the best work of our scientists and researchers, but also the real-world value DuPont …

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XCELIS™ is DuPont’s Fuel Ethanol Platform

Cindy Zimmerman

DuPont gave its new XCELIS™ fuel ethanol platform a colorful debut at the National Ethanol Conference last month in San Antonio, with a rainbow of pastel colored arches along the walkway to the meeting area. “XCELIS is really the way we’re approaching the fuel alcohol market globally now as DuPont,” says Judy Underwood, DuPont Global Marketing Lead. “It’s a new …

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DuPont Launches SYNERXIA® THRIVE for Ethanol Production

Cindy Zimmerman

DuPont Industrial Biosciences has announced the launch of SYNERXIA® THRIVE Fermentation System to help ethanol producers increase yields. “With the new DuPont™ SYNERXIA® THRIVE Fermentation System, ethanol producers can now expect up to 4 percent higher ethanol yields in dry grind fuel alcohol facilities, when compared to conventional systems,” said Joseph DeSalvo, North America regional industry leader, DuPont Industrial Biosciences. …

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