ICM and Gevo Partners in Advanced Biofuel Development


ICM Inc. at Colwich and Gevo Inc. of Englewood,Colo., have formed an alliance for the commercial development of Gevo's Integrated Fermentation Technology that enables the production of isobutanol and hydrocarbons from retrofitted ethanol plants.

Gevo will locate a demonstration plant at ICM's St. Joseph, Mo., biofuels research center. ICM will serve as the exclusive engineering, procurement and construction contractor for the retrofit of ethanol plants using Gevo's technology. Gevo will be ICM's exclusive partner for the production of butanols, pentanols and proanols.

Gevo is focused on the development of advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals based on isobutanol and its derivatives. Gevo technology allows for cost effective and practical production of renewable hydrocarbons.

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