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Headquarters Redwood City, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (CDXS)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Competitors DSM, Lonza, Novozymes

The pharmaceutical and the biodiesel industries don't seem like they have much in common, but they both use the chemicals produced by Codexis. The company develops biocatalysts -- chemicals used to manufacture other chemicals in a way that's easy on the environment. Its technology is used to make the active ingredients in pharmaceuticals and produce biofuel from plant material. Codexis has a research agreement with Shell to develop new ways of converting biomass to biofuel; Shell accounts for more than half of Codexis's sales. The company is also working within other... More

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Codexis President & CEO John J. Nicols

John J. Nicols

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A place for the energetic to work on the cutting edge.

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Pros: Small company with lots of scientific options. Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in May 2010 – Reviewed Jul 2, 2013

Interview Details – Meet and greet with three members of the team individually.Full Interview

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