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Geno

Your partner in bioengineered manufacturing, enables a “better way” to produce chemicals from alternative feedstocks.

Geno

We develop commercial biobased processes to make widely-used chemicals that enable better, more sustainable everyday products. That enables our partners and leading brands to offer better food packaging, auto parts, clothing, tires, carpets, cosmetic ingredients, cleaning products and more.

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A Clean, Circular Materials Future Is No Longer a Fabrication
A Clean, Circular Materials Future Is No Longer a Fabrication

6 months ago - At SB’23 San Diego, three sets of innovators at the forefront of the materials and packaging space shared key insights into the biobased and circular solutions driving a sea change in the market.

Apparel Giants Bringing Future-Friendly Fabrics to the Mainstream
Apparel Giants Bringing Future-Friendly Fabrics to the Mainstream

1 year ago - The apparel industry is awash in launches of circular, plant-based and carbon-sequestering fabrics set to help future-proof fashion.

L’Oréal Becomes Third Global Company to Invest in Geno-led Project for Sustainably Sourced Ingredients
L’Oréal Becomes Third Global Company to Invest in Geno-led Project for Sustainably Sourced Ingredients

1 year ago - As the world leader in beauty, L’Oréal’s involvement provides access to the $571.10B beauty and personal care market, bringing the collective member revenue to $100B+ with products that reach billions of people.

Unilever, Geno Launch $120M Venture to Scale Alternative to Palm Oil-, Fossil Fuel-Based Cleansers
Unilever, Geno Launch $120M Venture to Scale Alternative to Palm Oil-, Fossil Fuel-Based Cleansers

1 year ago - The partnership aims to commercialize and scale more sustainable alternatives to palm oil and fossil-fuel-derived cleansing ingredients — the current industry standard in everyday cleaning and personal care products.

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Trending: lululemon, Pangaia Push Plant-Based Fabrics Further
Trending: lululemon, Pangaia Push Plant-Based Fabrics Further

2 years ago - lululemon’s latest partnership aims to replace conventional nylon in its products with bio-based; while two new blends from Pangaia are the brand’s latest step to delivering sustainable alternatives to overproduced materials such as cotton.

Trending: C&A, G-Star, Genomatica Set New Course for Sustainable Textiles
Trending: C&A, G-Star, Genomatica Set New Course for Sustainable Textiles

4 years ago - The two clothing giants and the leader in bioengineering have each achieved industry-first milestones with their latest innovations — which raise the bar for sustainable denim and biobased nylon.

Trending: Players Large and Small Leveling Up Sustainable Personal Care
Trending: Players Large and Small Leveling Up Sustainable Personal Care

5 years ago - While momentum builds around improving our food system — what we put in our bodies — chemical giants and savvy startups alike are hard at work creating next-generation products that take just as much care of the environment as they do for our bodies.

Trending: Aquafil-H&M Collaboration, Cotton Dyeing Process Making Textiles More ‘Effective’
Trending: Aquafil-H&M Collaboration, Cotton Dyeing Process Making Textiles More ‘Effective’

5 years ago - This year, the world’s largest event on sustainability in fashion, the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, included an Innovation Competition that saw 12 finalists pitch their technologies onstage in front of a panel of expert judges and Summit attendees. After a series of presentations and judging sessions over the two day event, the winner was announced: ColorZen.

Trending: CO2 Dyeing, Biosynthetics Driving Transition Towards New Textiles Economy
Trending: CO2 Dyeing, Biosynthetics Driving Transition Towards New Textiles Economy

6 years ago - A new textiles economy is on the horizon as innovative textile and chemical firms develop new chemical- and petroleum-free processes to produce fabrics and materials.

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New Genomatica-Cargill Collaboration Will Bring More Renewable Chemicals to Market
New Genomatica-Cargill Collaboration Will Bring More Renewable Chemicals to Market

8 years ago - Sustainable chemical technology company Genomatica announced today it has partnered with Cargill to accelerate the production of renewable chemicals for industrial applications. The collaboration will give chemical producers, distributors and users access to a reliable, cost-effective source of carbohydrate feedstocks, co-location support services and production partnerships, based on GENO™ process technologies.

Survey: 81% of Chemical Producers Now Aim to Be Frontrunner in Sustainability
Survey: 81% of Chemical Producers Now Aim to Be Frontrunner in Sustainability

9 years ago - Sustainable chemical technology company Genomatica has published the results of a major survey of sustainability issues in the mainstream chemical industry that shows the topic is now considered a high priority in the field, with Genomatica itself ranking alongside industry giants such as BASF and Dow that come to mind when respondents think of those leading the charge.

Genomatica Developing Bio-Based Processes for Nylon Intermediates
Genomatica Developing Bio-Based Processes for Nylon Intermediates

9 years ago - Sustainable chemical technology company Genomatica, which develops manufacturing processes using alternative feedstocks that enable its licensee partners to produce the world’s most widely-used chemicals a ‘better way,’ announced this morning that major nylon intermediates — including hexamethylenediamine, caprolactam and adipic acid (HMD, CPL and ADA) — are the focus of its third publicly disclosed development program. Genomatica is developing complete process technologies for the bio-based production of these intermediates to license to major firms in the nylon value chain.

Royal DSM Approves Genomatica's Bio-Based BDO for Use in Arnitel Thermoplastics
Royal DSM Approves Genomatica's Bio-Based BDO for Use in Arnitel Thermoplastics

10 years ago - Royal DSM, the global life sciences and materials sciences company, announced last week that in-depth testing has proven that Genomatica’s renewable form of the organic compound 1,4-butanediol (BDO) has excellent purity and shows equivalent performance as fossil-based BDO. The company says using BDO made with Genomatica's bio-based process technology in its Arnitel thermoplastic products can increase Arnitel's bio-based content up to 73%; because of this and its level of performance, DSM says it considers the renewable BDO a suitable raw material for commercial production of Arnitel.

BASF Licenses Genomatica Process for Creating BDO from Renewable Feedstock
BASF Licenses Genomatica Process for Creating BDO from Renewable Feedstock

11 years ago - Chemical technology company Genomatica has announced a new partnership with BASF. The chemical giant has licensed Genomatica’s patented new manufacturing process for a renewable form of the organic compound 1,4-butanediol, more commonly known as BDO.BDO and its many derivatives are used for the production of plastics, solvents, electronic chemicals and elastic fibers.

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