Biorefining firms Enerkem and Myriant are among the 10 companies that received the highest ratings out of the 415 profiled by Lux Research in the third quarter. Enerkem has been producing pilot-scale amounts of cellulosic ethanol since June 2012 and is expected to ramp up to commercial scale in 2014. Myriant, meanwhile, is gearing up to start commercial-scale production of biobased succinic acid.

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