BIC concludes Farm Biomass to Cellulosic Sugar Value Chain viable in Ontario, Canada and supports Development of Commercial Project
BioAmber Joins 140 Companies in the American Business Act on Climate Pledge
PARIS, December 1, 2015 - Today, BioAmber Inc. (BIOA: NYSE), announces that it has joined the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, joining more than 140 companies from across the American economy that are standing with the Obama Administration to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to climate action and to voice support for a strong outcome to the COP21 Paris climate negotiations.
BioAmber Sponsored and Presented at the 4th Global Footwear Sustainability Summit 2015 in Shanghai this past August
Wladimir Moraes, Marketing BioAmber, highlighted BioAmber’s Solutions for Novel Performance & Sustainability in Footwear.
His presentation included concrete and commercial examples from leading companies already leveraging BioAmber bio-based succinic acid and offering innovating products in the marketplace, such as PU synthetic leather & coated fabrics and TPU for shoe soles.
BioAmber Presented Paper on the use of Bio-Succinate Polyester Polyols in Modified Thermoplastic Urethanes
BioAmber's Bill Coggio, Global Applications Development Manager, and Kris Weigal, VP Business Development Americas, Exhibited at The Polyurethanes Technical Conference, CPI, USA in October
CPI is the premier event for the polyurethanes industry in North America with over 1000 attendees. There were over 55 exhibitors plus 25 posters.
Announces its financial results for the quarter ending September 30, 2015.
BioAmber Inc. will report financial results for the third quarter 2015 on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 after the close of the market.
In an interview leading into this year's EFIB Conference, Bio-Amber and The Coca-Cola Company were cited as evidence of the larger volumes that lie ahead for bio-based industries.
On October 12, 2015, EFIB published an interview with Drs. Pierre Barthelemy and Henrike Gebhardt. When asked about the most significant developments in the bio-based industries, Dr. Gebhardt pointed to BioAmber’s opening of the world's largest bio-based succinic acid production facility, and the launch of the first 100-percent bio-based PET bottle by The Coca-Cola Company.
Proprietary yeast biotechnology also exceeding expectations in yield, productivity and quality
BioAmber announced today that its Sarnia joint venture with Mitsui & Co. Ltd. has begun shipping bio-succinic acid to customers and is operating its manufacturing process at commercial scale, meeting a significant company milestone.
PU China 2015 took place in the Poly World Trade Center Expo in Guangzhou on August 31st - Septmber 2nd.
Guangzhou sits in the heart of China’s PU market clusters and, as such, is the ideal venue for this industry conference. PU China is the most established annual event for the polyurethanes market in the region, with over 200 exhibitors and close to 10,000 attendees.
The largest of its kind in the world, the plant’s launch is being hailed as a major accomplishment, and not only for BioAmber.
Politicians, industry representatives and media outlets were present in Sarnia on August 6th as BioAmber unveiled its new bio-succinic acid production facility.
Facility uses biotechnology to produce sustainable chemicals from sugar
“The opening of the BioAmber Sarnia facility is key to the development of Sarnia’s very unique bio-industrial complex, delivering good jobs, significant exports, and diverse markets for Ontario farmers with the full support of the Government of Ontario. The production and development of sustainable chemicals by BioAmber, working from within the existing chemistry cluster in Sarnia, is an economic and environmental win for the community and the province.”
Announces its financial results for the quarter ending June 30, 2015.
“Completing construction was a major milestone for the Company,” said Jean-Francois Huc, BioAmber’s Chief Executive Officer. “Commissioning is progressing well and we expect to be in commercial operation this quarter. We are seeing an acceleration of bio-succinic acid’s use in polyurethanes, paints and coatings, with a growing number of customer product launches coinciding with our Sarnia plant coming into production” he added.
BioPlastics World Journal 3(13) Features Flokser's Sertex Synthetic Leather Made with BioAmber's Bio-Based Succinic Acid
Sertex synthetic leather uses polyester polyol made from BioAmber’s Bio-SA bio-based succinic acid, and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products’ Susterra bio-based 1,3-propanediol
"This new eco-friendly artificial leather fabric from Flokser demonstrates the performance that bio-based materials can offer in technically challenging applications. The artificial leather made with our Bio-SA and DuPont Tate & Lyle’s Susterra outperforms standard products, bringing better abrasion resistance and softer touch," explains Babette Pettersen, BioAmber Chief Commercial Officer.
BioAmber opened the BIO World Congress 2015 Event yesterday, July 19th welcoming participants at a reception at the Palais des Congrès in Montréal
Babette extended thanks to BIO; to Brent Ericsson, Jim Greenwood and their team who, as every year, have done a fantastic job of organizing the event. The World Congress started small, but has grown with the Bio Based economy to over 1,000 attendees this year. She also extended thanks to BIO for their work, year-on-year for the last 15 years of driving policy in North America to support industry progress, and helping provide the policy framework to help get us to where we are today.
Bill Coggio demonstrates value-added performance benefits and formulation flexibility within bio-based systems for polyurethanes and coatings
June's issue of Adhesives & Sealants Industry (ASI) Magazine features the work of BioAmber's own Bill Coggio. In this detailed technical article, Bill discusses positive anomalous behavior formulators can exploit by using bio-based succinate polyols. He shares concrete evidence that bio-based systems provide improved hardness and solvent and abrasion resistance for more durable polyurethanes. These modified properties open up the formulation window for polyurethane systems that are not only good for the environment, but are value-added formulations tools that can legitimately eliminate some performance trade-offs over adipate systems.
Bio-based Polyol Enables Market Leader Flokser to Launch Innovative Artificial Leather Fabric
- Unique synthetic leather fabric has 70% bio-content, thanks to new polyol made with BioAmber’s Bio-SA™ and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products’ Susterra® (bio-based 1,3-propanediol)
- In addition to its renewable content, fabric offers better abrasion resistance and softer touch
- The addressable market for this polyol in artificial leather is estimated to be 330 million pounds
- Flokser Group is a global leader in the production and export of leathers, suede and fabrics
BioAmber Presented at UTECH North America's Polyurethane Automotive & Sustainability Conference last week in Charlotte, NC
Bill Coggio, Global Applications & Technology Support Manager at BioAmber, presented a paper on Bio-Based Succinic Acid: A Sustainable Building Block in Polyurethane Coatings and Elastomers.
Watch BioAmber VP, Strategy, Louise Batchelor, discuss chemical industry innovation and BioAmber's part in transforming the system of materials and manufacturing
BioAmber is proud to be a LAUNCH 'Green Chemistry' System Challenge innovator. LAUNCH is an open innovation platform that was founded by NASA, NIKE, The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The U.S. Department of State to identify and foster breakthrough ideas for a more sustainable world.
BioAmber serious about supplying and growing the bio-chemical market with value, performance, scale, speed and sustainability
Chief Commercial Officer, Babette Pettersen, represented BioAmber at the World Bio Markets conference in Amsterdam this past March. In interview with WBMTV, she discussed bio-chemical opportunities, industry key success factors and BioAmber's role, positioning and contributions to evolving supply chains and downstream applications.
The key focus if the event was on sustainability various aspects of green formulations, including novel green ingredients
The summit brought together about 160 senior executives from the beauty industry to discuss key sustainability issues. Green materials, digital marketing and environmental impacts were focal themes of the summit.
The New York Society of Cosmetics Chemists Suppliers Day welcomed over 7,000 visitors and 600 exhibitors
NYSCC Suppliers Day showcases new products and the latest innovations in the field of cosmetics; the largest event of its kind in the world. BioAmber exhibited, highlighting the performance of Bio-Based Succinic Acid in a range of Personal Care applications, including skin care and hair care, as well as exfoliation; a new ingredient that brings both performance and sustainability to the Cosmetics Industry. There were over 7,000 attendees this year with over 600 exhibitors.
BioAmber today announced that it has priced an underwritten registered offering of 3,900,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $9.00 per share
BioAmber also granted the underwriters in the offering a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 585,000 shares of its common stock. The gross proceeds to the Company will be $35.1 million. The offering is expected to close on May 6, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.
Expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15 percent of the shares of common stock offered in the public offering.
Offering is subject to market conditions and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.
Bio-succinic acid forms backbone of innovative new bio-based polyurethanes for textiles
License from Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies accelerates deployment of next commercial plant
BioAmber today announced it has entered into a technology license with Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies (JM Davy). The licensing package will enable BioAmber to construct and operate a 100,000 ton per year capacity plant that uses bio-succinic acid as the feedstock to produce 70,000 tons of 1,4-butanediol (BDO) and 30,000 tons of tetrahydrofuran (THF). BioAmber has also secured the right to license the JM Davy technology for two additional BDO/THF plants.
Minneapolis, MN, March 12, 2015. BioAmber Inc. (NYSE: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals including bio-based succinic acid, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014.