Marrone Bio Opens Michigan Facility

Cindy Zimmermanbioproducts, biotechnology, Government, USDA

Marrone Bio Innovations, a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, celebrated the official opening of its Marrone Michigan Manufacturing (M3) facility Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI). “We know how to grow things and make things, so it’s no surprise that MBI chose to invest right here in Michigan,” said … Read More

First Crop of Locally Sourced Canola to Create Biopolymer

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, bioproducts, Canola

Meredian, Inc., a privately held biopolymer manufacturer, harvested its first locally sourced canola crop in Decatur County, Ga. The harvesting of the 1,000 acres of canola fields planted last year began May 12 and continued through Memorial Day. Canola is a major component of Meredian’s process to produce biopolymers which are raw materials that can be used for manufacturing a … Read More

REPREVE Launches Precision Biomass System

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, biomass, bioproducts, Energy, Equipment, Ethanol, Planting

A North Carolina-based biomass company has launched a brand new system for the production of high-yielding energy crops that can be used to make renewable, bio-based products. REPREVE® RENEWABLES LLC is collaborating with farmers and landowners across the country to use the innovative biomass crop system grow giant miscanthus grass on marginal and underutilized land. REPREVE developed a comprehensive solution … Read More