Myriant Senior Executives to Participate in the 4th Annual Next Generation Bio-based Chemicals Conference

Quincy, MA (January 24, 2013) – Myriant Corporation today announced its planned participation at the 4th Annual Next Generation Bio-based Chemicals Conference in San Diego, California.

  • Tuesday, January 29th: Michael Mang, Ph.D., Product Technology and Applications Manager, will give a presentation titled, "Bringing Novel, Bio-based Chemicals to Market: Strategies, Applications & Lessons Learned." Dr. Mang's presentation is at 10:30 a.m. PST.
  • Wednesday, January 30th: Arne Duss, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development, will be part of a panel titled, "Moving to Cellulosic: Where, When & How?" Dr. Duss' panel will begin at 3:15 p.m. PST.
  • Thursday, January 31st: Stephen J. Gatto, Chairman and CEO, will participate in the Drop-In Chemicals Panel, moderated by Susan Hager, Myriant's Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Government Affairs. The panel discussion is scheduled to begin at 3:15 p.m. PST.

The 4th Annual Next Generation Bio-based Chemicals Conference will take place at the Hilton Del Mar in San Diego, California.

About Myriant Corporation

Myriant utilizes its proprietary technology platform to develop innovative, performance-based, renewable chemicals utilizing low-cost sugars. In December, 2010, Myriant broke ground on its flagship 30 million pound commercial bio-succinic acid facility in Lake Providence, Louisiana, and anticipates beginning commercial production in early 2013. The company's D(-) lactic acid started production at commercial scale in June, 2008, for use in polylactic acid. Myriant has agreements with ThyssenKrupp Uhde GmbH for engineering, Davy Process Technology for the integration of Myriant's bio-succinic acid process with the Davy butanediol process for the production of bio-based butanediol, and PTT Chemical for the commercialization of Myriant's technology in Southeast Asia. Myriant is headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts. Details are available at www.myriant.com.

Contact

Sue Hager SVP, Corporate Communications and Government Affairs
Myriant Corporation
shager@myriant.com
617-657-5222