Quincy, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013
Myriant Corporation today announced that Sue Hager, Myriant’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Government Affairs, will participate in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Event, Biomass 2013: How the Advanced Bioindustry is Reshaping American Energy. Ms. Hager will present as part of the Conference’s opening plenary session titled “Celebrating Successes ? The Foundation of an Advanced Bioindustry,” on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013, from 10:10 a.m. ? 11:30 p.m. EST. The Biomass 2013 Conference will take place at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center.
About Myriant Corporation
Myriant is a global leader innovating and commercializing bio-based chemical intermediates. Myriant enables its customers to achieve their sustainability initiatives by utilizing renewable feedstocks to produce high-value, cost-advantaged chemicals, including bio-succinic acid and its derivatives. Myriant is currently commercializing its bio-succinic acid platform from two operating chemical plants: The first is Myriant's flagship plant in Lake Providence, LA; the other, a commercial validation facility located in Leuna, Germany, which is operated by Myriant's global partner, ThyssenKrupp Uhde. Myriant, together with Johnson Matthey - Davy Technologies (JM Davy), combined the efficiencies of their respective chemical processes for the production of cost-competitive bio-BDO and bio-THF made from Myriant's bio-succinic acid, yielding overall carbon efficiency of 87%. Myriant is also advancing its proprietary, low-cost, high-purity process for bio-acrylic acid. Myriant is a 2013 Red Herring Top 100 Company in North America. More information about Myriant's pipeline of renewable chemicals can be found at http://www.myriant.com.
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