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Guayule plant is homegrown replacement for rubber

The few strips of shrubby vegetation growing near railroad tracks in the middle of a southeast Valley industrial park look like someone’s small garden project.

Green Renaissance is Gathering Pace

Midway through its €2bn four-year transformation and Italian major Versalis is accelerating efforts to enhance competitiveness, improve efficiency and become greener

Yulex Receives Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Support

Pictured from left to right: Leif Christoffersen, Director of Business Development of Yulex; Jim Mitchell, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Yulex; Jill Brownley, Director of Marketing & Communications of Phoenix Chamber; Mitchell Allen, Economic Development Specialist for the City of Chandler; Jack Sellers,Chandler Councilmember; Jeff Martin, Co-Founder & CEO of Yulex; Todd Sanders, President & CEO of Phoenix Chamber; and Chip Scutari, Board Member of Phoenix Chamber and Co-Owner of Scutari & Cieslak Public Relations.

Yulex was pleased to recently host the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. Together, we are well poised to lead the charge to exponentially grow the bioscience industry in Arizona and the region through strong state and federal support for rural development and job creation.

At Patagonia, the Bottom Line Includes the Earth

VENTURA, Calif. — Early on a recent Friday, Mitch Taylor, a local surfer, paddled out at County Line Beach off the Pacific Coast Highway near Malibu, wearing a new Patagonia wet suit. After carving a few waist-high waves, he gave it a positive review, pronouncing it indistinguishable from other high-performance gear he had tried.

Arizona company shows off wares at Hill event for ‘bio-based’ products

WASHINGTON – In a crowded hearing room that looked more like a science fair than a congressional event, Phoenix-based Yulex Corp. laid out an unusual assortment of products – a boot, medical supplies, pieces of foam and fabric.

Brands Invest in ‘New Generation of Materials’

From fashion and apparel giants like Kering, Nike and Uniqlo to Silicon Valley start-ups, a wide range of companies are working to develop a new generation of materials in order to enhance the style, performance and sustainability of their products.

Rubber producer Yulex opens biotech center

One of San Diego’s unlikeliest industries, the production of natural rubber, has bounced back into town.

Yulex expands to San Diego

Yulex Corp., a Phoenix-based biomaterials company, is expanding to San Diego. Plans call for buying a greenhouse, laboratory and field operations for its seed crop, said Jeff Martin, co-founder, president and CEO of Yulex.

Yulex Hires Crop Science Leadership Team and Expands to San Diego

San Diego, CA – May 23, 2014 – Yulex Corporation, a biomaterials company, announced today the expansion of its crop science program with the hiring of Eric Mathur as Chief Science Officer and Senior Vice President of Crop Science along with Grant Aldridge as the Vice President of Global Commercial Agriculture Operations. Yulex will expand to San Diego, CA with laboratory, greenhouse and field operations.

Yulex CEO Jeff Martin Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist

PHOENIX, AZ, May 20, 2104 –Jeff Martin, co-founder and CEO of Yulex, has been named a finalist for the Ernst & Young (EY) Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Award in the Mountain Desert region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.