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Ethanol plant in Minnesota is being retrofitted for biobutanol production using Butamax technology [Registered]

ButamaxTM Advanced Biofuels LLC and Highwater Ethanol LLC, have begun to retrofit Highwater’s ethanol plant in Lamberton, Minnesota for the production of biobutanol. Butamax’s technology package will include the installation of novel corn oil separation technology. Butamax and Highwater have entered into definitive agreements for license of Butamax’s patented corn oil separation technology, which is an integral part of a full retrofit to biobutanol production and can also be installed independently as a first phase of the conversion. Installation of the patent protected Butamax separation system has already commenced with commercial production expected this winter. Butamax has reached agreement with…

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