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See You in South Carolina July 28-30

Scenic photo of main bridge in Charleston SC

We hope to see you this summer at the Specialty & Agro Chemicals America Conference in Charleston, South Carolina from July 28-30. Bill Freckman and Tom Bauer will be hosting our booth so be sure to stop by.

MSU BI to Attend Specialty & Custom Chemicals America Feb. 10-13

Freckman greets guests at trade show booth

Join our team in Forth Worth, Texas, as we attend the Specialty & Custom Chemicals America Conference. We look forward to seeing current clients and making new acquaintances. Stop by our booth to say hi and pick up some free swag from Tom Bauer and Bill Freckman!

Summer Internships in Battery Research – Apply by Feb. 15

The Organic Energy Storage Lab, located in Holland, MI and led by Tom Guarr, Ph.D., offers a paid summer program that involves undergraduate students in relevant, real-world research.  The OESLab focuses on original research in all-organic “redox flow” batteries, plus other chemistry fields such as alternative energy, organic synthesis, analytical chemistry, electrochemistry, catalysis, and device design. The summer internship offers an excellent…

Pilot Plant Workshop POSTPONED

2016 scale-up class

Due to social distancing recommendations, this workshop will be postponed until a later date. Thank you for your interest.  

What We Do

Staff working in plant

MSU BI helps organizations quickly and cost-effectively accelerate new specialty and biobased chemicals to commercialization. Our teams in Holland and Lansing, Michigan, combine a full spectrum of science, engineering, operational, and business expertise with an integrated and flexible infrastructure, taking your technology from the lab bench to the pilot plant in preparation for successful manufacturing.