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Amyris Announces Much Better Than Expected Sales Of Farnesene To Meet Accelerated Demand For Liquid Farnesene Rubber By Global Tire Brands

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, today announced that its partner's success in developing high performance liquid farnesene rubber (LFR) for use in winter tire applications has led to accelerated adoption [...]

Renewable Energy Group Closes Financing on $24 Million Upgrade to Ralston Biorefinery

(Ralston, Iowa) May 1, 2017 – Renewable Energy Group, Inc.  (NASDAQ: REGI) announced today it has secured financing of up to $20 million from First Midwest Bank for the $24 million capacity-expansion project at the company’s Ralston, Iowa biodiesel refinery. [...]

Amyris Announces Key Advancements Under DARPA Multi-Year Technology Investment Agreement — Enables Development of Industrial-Scale Fermentation Process For Virtually Any Biological Molecule

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, today announced that it has successfully expanded its world-class expertise in strain engineering and optimization to 26 key metabolic precursors across multiple organisms, as part [...]

Modular Genetics Surfactants Awarded 100% USDA Certified Biobased Content® and Palm Oil Free® Certification

April 24, 2017 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time - WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Modular Genetics, Inc. (Modular) is a sustainable chemistry company utilizing advanced technology in synthetic biology to produce specialty chemicals that are cost competitive, provide superior performance and are environmentally friendly. [...]

Amyris Enables Launch of New High-Performance Tackifier from Cray Valley Featuring Sustainably-Sourced Resin Technology

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, is pleased to announce today Cray Valley's launch of new tackifying resins produced with the company's biologically derived Biofene® branded farnesene. The disruptive nature of [...]

Amyris & Kuraray Deliver Superior Performance in Sumitomo’s Dunlop Winter Maxx 02 Car Tires Driving Accelerated Growth for Amyris

EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, today announced that Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. (TYO:5110) has adopted liquid farnesene rubber (LFR) as a performance enhancing additive for use in the production of [...]