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As a socially responsible company Green Biologics is developing technologies for the production of renewable chemicals that reduce GHG emissions, and create rural jobs and a sustainable value chain for a global green economy. We want to play a key role in transitioning the world from a fossil fuel-based economy to a sustainable economy, and we have built our company on core values around collaboration, creativity, accountability, trust and teamwork.



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Green Biologics’ Demonstrates Commitment to GreenFlame® Brand with Hearth, Patio & Barbeque Association Membership

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (November 28, 2017)
Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced that they have joined the Hearth, Patio & Barbeque Association to further display their commitment to GreenFlame® and the natural clean-burning lighter fluid that the brand is best known for. As a member of the association, Green Biologics will have the opportunity to promote the sustainable make-up of its lighter fluid within this sector, network with peers, and gain valuable industry knowledge into consumer trends shaping the market. In 2018, Green Biologics’ GreenFlame® brand will be exhibiting at the organizations leading HPBA Expo in Nashville, where it had been previously named a top product last year. ...

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Green Biologics’ Renewable Chemicals Granted Kosher and Halal Certification

Company’s n-butanol and acetone can now serve as ingredients for the growing markets for kosher and halal consumer goods

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (September 18, 2017)
Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced today that it has achieved kosher and halal certification for the 100 percent bio-based n-butanol and acetone, produced at the company’s commercial facility in Little Falls, Minnesota. These certifications enable Green Biologics’ chemicals to serve as ingredients for personal, homecare and food products. ...

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Green Biologics Achieves REACH Certification, Sets Sights on Europe

Compliance with stringent REACH regulations positions company to further expand market share internationally

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (June 29, 2017)
Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced today that it has received REACH certification, a regulation of the European Union that promotes protection of human and environmental health from risks posed by chemicals. By registering with REACH, which stands for Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation of Chemicals, Green Biologics is now able to supply Europe with larger bulk quantities of its bio-based n-butanol. The company has also obtained pre-registration for its bio-based acetone and various derivatives, allowing it to ship up to 100 tonnes of these chemicals to Europe through June 1, 2018. This achievement underlines Green Biologics’ commitment to embracing a global view on customers and business. It also enables the company to solidify its long-term position as a supplier to customers and markets in Europe. ...

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Green Biologics Honored with Biorenewable Deployment Consortium’s Commercialization Achievement Award

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (May 8, 2017)
The Biorenewable Deployment Consortium (BDC) honored Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable specialty chemicals company, with the organization’s Spring 2017 Commercialization Achievement Award at its spring meeting in Des Moines on May 2, 2017. Green Biologics is recognized for its leadership in the biorenewable industry and successful commercialization of renewable alternatives to n-butanol, acetone and its associated derivatives. These chemicals serve as vital components to downstream products across various industries, including CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers), HI&I (household, industrial & institutional cleaners), PCI (personal care intermediates), food ingredients and energy chemicals. ...

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GreenFlame™ Heats Up Ahead of Grilling Season

High-performance, green charcoal lighter fluid secures additional retail commitments and receives pitmaster recognition at premier industry event

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (April 11, 2017)
Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable specialty chemicals company, announced today growing retail interest in and positive industry reception for GreenFlame™,a USDA BioPreferred® certified, natural, clean burning fuel. Since its launch earlier this year, the product has garnered multiple retail commitments, including Kroger, Safeway and Bristol Farms, and received high praise at the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo (HPBExpo), an industry-leading event for the grilling and outdoors industries that brings together everyone from novice grillers to award-winning pitmasters. ...

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Green Biologics Named No. 12 in Biofuels Digest’s 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy

Renewable chemicals company rises 10 spots in annual industry rankings

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (March 7, 2017)
Green Biologics, Inc. , the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced today that it was named the No. 12 hottest company in this year’s 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy (Hot 50). The rankings, which are compiled by Biofuels Digest, a leading daily news publication on the pulse of the biofuels and biochemical industries, were announced last week in Washington D.C. at ABLC 2017 and mark a significant advancement for the company as compared to last year’s competition, in which Green Biologics held the No. 22 spot. ...

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Jungbunzlauer and Green Biologics Partner on Bio-Based Plasticizers

Renewable Tributyl Citrate and Acetyl Tributyl Citrate is Focus of Collaboration

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (February 14, 2017)
Green Biologics, Inc. , the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced today an exclusive collaboration with Jungbunzlauer Ladenburg GmbH, the German operating unit of Jungbunzlauer Suisse AG in Basel, Switzerland. In February 2017, Jungbunzlauer received its first shipment of 100 percent renewable BioPure™ n-butanol from Green Biologics’ production facility in Little Falls, Minnesota. Jungbunzlauer aims to produce bio-based CITROFOL® BI (tributyl citrate) and bio-based CITROFOL® BII (acetyl tributyl citrate) for its customers with commercial shipments beginning next month. ...

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Green Biologics Acquires GreenFlame™ Brand, Inks Kroger as First Retail Partner for Sustainable Charcoal Lighter Fluid

Largest grocery retailer by revenue signs on to offer Green Biologics’ first high performance, bio-based product for consumers

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (January 31, 2017)
Green Biologics, Inc. , the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, today announces the acquisition of the GreenFlame™ brand and the associated intellectual property. GreenFlame™ is a USDA BioPreferred® certified, natural, clean burning fuel with a range of potential end uses, from charcoal lighter fluid to torch & camping fuels, and food warming products. Kroger, the largest grocery retailer by revenue in the United States, will serve as Green Biologics’ first retail partner for the GreenFlame™ charcoal lighter fluid. ...

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Green Biologics Recognized as a Clean Technology Leader by Two Prestigious Industry Awards

Specialty chemicals company named in the 2017 Global Cleantech 100 and a 2016 Global Clean Energy Award winner

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (January 25, 2017)
Green Biologics, Inc. – , the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, today announced that it has been named to the prestigious 2017 Global Cleantech 100 and recognized in the 2016 Global Clean Energy Awards as the Best Renewable Specialty Chemical Company – UK. Both highly-selective awards programs honor companies worldwide for efforts aimed at tackling today’s energy challenges and contributions to a more sustainable future. Green Biologics was recognized for its Clostridium fermentation platform, which uses sustainable feedstocks to produce high-performance chemicals, such as n-butanol and acetone. These high-value chemicals provide a renewable alternative to conventional petrochemical-based commodities for a growing number of consumer and industrial applications. ...

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Green Biologics Begins Customer Shipments at First Commercial Plant

Little Falls, MN, facility produces 100 percent bio-based n-butanol and acetone

Ashland, Virginia USA and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (December 13, 2016)
Green Biologics, Ltd., a UK industrial biotechnology and renewable specialty chemicals company, announced today the start of commercial shipments of bio-based n-butanol and acetone from its manufacturing facility in Little Falls, Minnesota. ...

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Green Biologics Receives USDA Certification

Renewable Specialty Chemicals Company Receives Certification Under USDA BioPreferred® Program

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (November 29, 2016)
Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced today that its high purity bio-based n-butanol and acetone have received official certification under the USDA BioPreferred® program. The products are now certified as 100 percent bio-based and are marketed under the BioPure™ brand. ...

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Green Biologics Announces Partnership with HOC Industries

Blending, packaging, and distribution for high value consumer products

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (November 1, 2016)
Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced today its strategic partnership with HOC Industries, a custom blender, packager and distributor of consumer and government products, headquartered in Wichita, KS ...

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BUTANEXT: Future of Clean Fuels Presented at E2KW in Paris

The ButaNexT project presented its research into a new and improved biofuel – biobutanol - at the Energy and Environment Knowledge Week (E2KW) Congress in Paris on Friday 28 October.
Project partners from the University of Castilla La Mancha (UCLM) presented strategies to introduce butanol into fuel blends. They have tested the performance and emissions of different diesel, biodiesel or gasoline blends to identify the optimal combinations, increasing the potential for butanol to be used in regular engines. ...

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Green Biologics Announces New Brands for High Purity, Bio-Based Products

Renewable Specialty Chemistry Company Introduces BioPure and GreenInside® Product Lines

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (October 12, 2016)
Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced today the branding and product development strategy for its high purity bio-based n-butanol and acetone, as well as associated downstream products. The company aims to market all 100 percent bio-based chemicals under the brand “BioPure,” a descriptive brand name that encapsulates both the purity and sustainability of its bio-based chemistry. Green Biologics has also registered the trademark “GreenInside®” for co-branding opportunities with its collaboration partners, who will use the mark on a wide range of consumer and industrial products making sustainability claims based on Green Biologics’ technology. ...

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Green Biologics Selects Caldic as its EU Distribution Partner

Logistics and Distribution Key Focus of Renewable Chemicals Collaboration

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (October 3, 2016)
Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced today a distribution agreement with Caldic B.V., a global distributor headquartered in Rotterdam,the Netherlands. Caldic will distribute Green Biologics’ bio-based, high purity chemicals, including n-butanol, acetone and other associated product to customers in Europe, Africa and the Middle East for a variety of key markets, including CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers), HI&I (household, industrial & institutional cleaners), PCI (personal care intermediates), food ingredients and energy chemicals. ...

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Green Biologics and Acme Hardesty Launch Bio-Based Esters for Personal Care Markets

Full Range of 100 percent Bio-based Esters Introduced at In-Cosmetics Show in NYC

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (September 7, 2016)
Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, and Acme Hardesty, a division of Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc. and a leading U.S. supplier of bio-based chemicals, announced at the In-Cosmetics Show in New York City a joint development agreement focused on addressing the sustainability needs within personal care markets by offering 100 percent bio-based esters to AcmeHardesty’s customers. ...

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Demonstration project started for the conversion of woody biomass to chemicals

By a consortium of 14 European companies using EU funding under the Horizon 2020 program

Brussels, September 1st BIOFOREVER (BIO-based products from FORestry via Economically Viable European Routes) – a consortium of 14 European companies – today announced the start of a demonstration project for the conversion of woody biomass to value adding chemical building blocks.
In December 2015 the consortium applied for European funding under the Horizon 2020 program and in April 2016 the proposal was positively evaluated by Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), a public/private partnership between the European Union and the Bio-based Industries Consortium. ...

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Green Biologics Partners with Acme Hardesty

Focus on High Value Bio-Based Markets

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (March 3,2016)
Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced today a distribution agreement with Acme-Hardesty, a division of Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc. and a leading U.S. supplier of bio-based chemicals. Acme Hardesty will focus their efforts on marketing Green Biologics’ for high value applications in food ingredients, cleaning products and bio-lubricants. ...

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Green Biologics Selects Nexeo Solutions as its U.S. Distribution Partner

Logistics and Distribution Key Focus of Renewables Collaboration

Ashland, Virginia and Abingdon, Oxfordshire U.K. (April 7,2016)
Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced today a distribution agreement with Nexeo Solutions, a Texas (U.S.) based global distribution company. Nexeo Solutions will become Green Biologics’ national distributor of renewable n-butanol and acetone to U.S. customers in a number of key markets including CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers), HI&I (household, industrial & institutional cleaners), PCI (personal care intermediates) and energy chemicals. ...

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Green Biologics Named in the 2015 Global Cleantech 100

Speciality chemicals company recognized for second consecutive year as a top company in clean technology

Gahanna, Ohio and Abingdon, England (January 29, 2016)
– Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. based industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, today announced it has once again been named to the prestigious 2015 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, a leading global research and advisory firm. Green Biologics was recognized for its Clostridium fermentation platform, which converts a wide range of sustainable feedstocks into high performance green chemicals such as n-butanol and acetone for use by the growing consumer and industrial products industries ...

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