GELEEN, the Netherlands - Reverdia has been awarded the number-one spot in this year’s 40 Hottest Emerging Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy. The ranking is an important industry endorsement of innovation and achievement in biobased chemicals and materials.

This recognition builds upon a successful year for Reverdia. It has launched partnerships with Protea Chemicals, Xinhuarun and Wageningen University. The company won Bio-Based Chemical Partnership of the Year at the WBM Bio Business Awards. In addition, Mäder launched a range of innovative paints based on Reverdia’s Biosuccinium®.

“Achieving first place in the ‘Hot 40’ is a phenomenal honor, and we would like to thank everyone who helped get us here,” said Marcel Lubben, President of Reverdia. “This prize spotlights Reverdia’s industry leadership in the global bioeconomy. We will continue to enable biomaterials with our Biosuccinium offering and grow the market together with brand owners and producers.”

The 40 Hottest Emerging Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy is organized annually by the bioeconomy publication Biofuels Digest. Companies are chosen by an invited panel of distinguished international selectors, as well as subscribers of The Digest and via social media votes. Reverdia is also nominated for this year’s 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy ranking. Voting continues through January 27, 2017.