- Acquired (Separate Entity) by Stora Enso
- December, 2007
- Eran Baniel
- Redwood City, CA
- Clean Energy, Clean Technology
- Virdia develops cellulosic sugars and lignin for use in the renewable chemicals, bioenergy and nutrition industries.
Virdia, formerly HCL CleanTech, a leading developer of cellulosic sugars. Virdia is a leading developer of cellulosic sugars and lignin for use in the renewable chemicals, bio-energy and nutrition industries. The companyâ€™s CASEâ„¢ proprietary process converts a wide range of cellulosic feedstock, including wood, energy crops and agricultural residues into highly refined sugars and lignin. This low-temperature process delivers the highest yields of sugars from biomass, and has a very light environmental footprint due to the near complete recycling of acids and solvents used in manufacturing. The company is led by a seasoned management team with decades of experience in corn processing, chemicals and biochemicals industries.
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