ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO) today announced that it will attend the Cowen and Company 44th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference to be held at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York City. Gevo’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Patrick Gruber will also be participating on a panel discussion at the conference titled The Industrial Biotechnology - Diving into Next Gen Chemicals and Fuels, which is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 8.45 A.M Eastern Time.
Gevo is a leading renewable technology, chemical products, and next generation biofuels company. Gevo has developed proprietary technology that uses a combination of synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, chemistry and chemical engineering to focus primarily on the production of isobutanol, as well as related products from renewable feedstocks. Gevo’s strategy is to commercialize biobased alternatives to petroleum-based products to allow for the optimization of fermentation facilities’ assets, with the ultimate goal of maximizing cash flows from the operation of those assets. Gevo produces isobutanol, ethanol and high-value animal feed at its fermentation plant in Luverne, Minnesota. Gevo has also developed technology to produce hydrocarbon products from renewable alcohols. Gevo currently operates a biorefinery in Silsbee, Texas, in collaboration with South Hampton Resources Inc., to produce renewable jet fuel, octane, and ingredients for plastics like polyester. Gevo has a marquee list of partners including The Coca-Cola Company, Toray Industries Inc. and Total SA, among others. Gevo is committed to a sustainable bio-based economy that meets society’s needs for plentiful food and clean air and water.
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