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CONTENTS 2020 WINTER ISSUE VOLUME 17 ISSUE 1

FEATURES

14 Coming Full Circle PROFILE

Pacific Biodiesel’s impact has been felt the world over, but the company’s sustainability efforts have been refocused on its Hawaiian homeland

BY RON KOTRBA

24 Innovations in Biodiesel Technology SPOTLIGHT

Emerging biodiesel process technologies seek to improve production and lower costs for new, existing and co-located biodiesel manufacturers

BY RON KOTRBA

36 2020 Biodiesel Plant Map Reflections

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Biodiesel Magazine provides an overview of noteworthy changes and industry trends as identified through the 2020 U.S. & Canada Biodiesel Plant Map project

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CONTRIBUTION

40 Making Biodiesel Profitable Without Tax Credits? PROCESS

As biodiesel economics suffer, a new process that can be retrofitted into existing facilities can improve profitability and end reliance on federal incentives

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Interesting Times BY RON KOTRBA

5 Events Calendar 6 Business Briefs 8 Inside NBB ON THE COVER:

VFT is commercializing its new Fiber Reactor Technology, which uses hairwidth stainless-steel fibers to expedite conversion. Its three-step, fiber-based system pretreats feedstock with a separator by stripping free fatty acids (shown here), provides an intermediate water-wash step after pretreament. and transesterifies triglycerides into biodiesel. PHOTO: VISIONARY FIBER TECHNOLOGIES

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INTERESTING TIMES Ron Kotrba

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www.BiodieselMagazine.com E D I T O R I A L Ron Kotrba Editor rkotrba@bbiinternational.com Jan Tellmann Copy Editor jtellmann@bbiinternational.com P U B L I S H I N G

We are living in interesting, historic times. On the cusp of our nation’s

third impeachment trial of a sitting U.S. president in the Senate over a nearly 250-year history—had Richard Nixon not resigned, it likely would have been four—we are treading waters rarely ventured. Other than Andrew Johnson’s impeachment in the 1860s, all other impeachment proceedings have taken place in the past 45 years, with Nixon’s in 1974, Bill Clinton’s in 1998 and now Trump’s in 2019-’20. None of the previous efforts had ever culminated in a conviction in the Senate and removal of a president from office, and today’s impeachment is unlikely to either. However, the difference is that none of the previous presidents faced an election following impeachment, so this is new territory. Despite one’s view on impeachment, the hyperpartisan, polarized nature of our Republic today is a travesty—particularly when whole sectors of the economy, like biodiesel, are relying on our executive and legislative branches of government to work together and do the people’s business, such as reinstating the biodiesel tax credit that’s been expired for nearly two years, and following RFS law to grow advanced biofuels. With any hope and luck, by the time you are reading this, the incentive will have been reinstated. At press time, the House passed a $1.4 trillion spending package that included a five-year extension of the full $1 per gallon credit, retroactive from its expiration on Jan. 1, 2018, through Dec. 31, 2022. In October, I made more than 100 calls and sent countless emails to biodiesel producers across the U.S. and Canada for our 2020 plant map data collection efforts. The state of the tax credit was center stage in most of these conversations as producers shared their experiences with me—how many of them, of you, were readying to cut production further than they already had or idle their plants altogether if at least a modicum of certainty did not return. It was hard listening to the despair in many of their, your, voices. For a review of the data gleaned from this project and trends seen in the industry, be sure to read “2020 Biodiesel Plant Map Reflections” on page 36. As you will read in our producer profile, “Coming Full Circle” on page 14, Pacific Biodiesel turns 25 years old this year. The changes the company has endured since its founding in 1995 are akin to a microcosm of how the industry has been forced to adapt to uncertainty and market highs and lows throughout the years. Little did Bob and Kelly King know then in the mid-’90s that come 2020 they could call themselves America’s longest operating producer. Furthermore, the retail biodiesel pump they installed turned out to be America’s first. Congratulations to Bob, Kelly, Jenna and the entire King family and Pacific Biodiesel team! Despite the hardship producers have endured, there is no shortage of innovation in the world of biodiesel, as evidenced in our cover article and Spotlight section, “Innovations in Biodiesel Technology,” on page 24; and by our contribution article, “Making Biodiesel Profitable Without Tax Credits?” on page 40, written by Etienne Sturm with Air Liquide Engineering & Construction. I look forward to seeing many of you at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Tampa in January, and in Minneapolis this June at our inaugural Biodiesel Production Technology Summit. To learn more about this event, or to submit an abstract by Feb. 14, visit BiodieselTechnologySummit.com. Until then, keep the dream alive!

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EVENTS CALENDAR National Biodiesel Conference & Expo JANUARY 20-23, 2020 Tampa, Florida This premier event offers an impressive schedule filled with opportunities for networking, learning and discovery. Conference-goers and exhibitors will be able to engage with decisionmakers and get an insider’s look at what the industry has in store for 2020. 573-635-3893 www.biodieselconference.org

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Biodiesel Production Technology Summit JUNE 15-17, 2020 Minneapolis Convention Center Minneapolis, Minnesota The Biodiesel Production Technology Summit is a new forum designed for biodiesel and renewable diesel producers to learn about cutting-edge process technologies, new techniques and equipment to optimize existing production, and efficiencies to save money while increasing throughput and fuel quality. Produced by Biodiesel Magazine, this world-class event features premium content with one purpose—to further the biomass-based diesel sector beyond its current limitations.

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People, Products & Partnerships

Evonik’s sodium methylate facility in Rosario/Santa Fe, Argentina PHOTO: EVONIK CORP.

Chemical company Evonik Corp. is increasing its production capacity for biodiesel catalyst sodium methylate at its Rosario/ Santa Fe facility in Argentina from 60,000 to 90,000 metric tons. The increased capacity will be built out in two stages and is expected to be complete in 2021. Evonik’s expansion of sodium methylate production is being driven by soaring biodiesel demand in Argentina and Brazil and follows several recent biodiesel production capacity additions in the region. Evonik is also investing in infrastructure and logistics improvements in South America, including expanded storage solutions in the region to ensure continuous supply reliability to its customers.

HRSD’s Nansemond Treatment Plant in Suffolk, Virginia PHOTO: HAMPTON ROADS SANITATION DISTRICT

Greasezilla has been selected by Hampton Roads Sanitation District to provide fats, oils and grease (FOG) separation technology for the Nansemond Treatment Plant in Suffolk, Virginia. The construction of the new facility is expected to begin in the spring. Jacobs will be responsible for placement of the major system components and is overseeing the facility, which will screen, decant and process the FOG from indirect haulers. The Greasezilla system will sit ahead of the wastewater treatment facility and process up to 7.5 million gallons of FOG per year. Greasezilla’s two-tank, two-boiler system runs on a small fraction of the grease it separates from the wastewater. HRSD provides service to nearly 2 million people.

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Swedish public firm Azelio AB has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with U.S. biodiesel company Biodico Inc. for a project in Atascadero, California. The MOU involves Azelio’s energy storage technology beginning with commercial demonstration of Biodico’s modular biofuels system. The MOU lays out several years of collaboration between the two companies. Azelio’s technology will supply Biodico’s system with electricity on demand from wind and solar power to produce biodiesel and renewable natural gas. The California Energy Commission has pre-accepted Biodico’s commercial showcase project to apply for a full grant proposal by the end of 2019. In July, Biodico’s 10 MMgy biodiesel plant in Five Points, California, was destroyed by fire.

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BUSINESS BRIEFS procedures.” Western Dubuque Biodiesel earned its BQ-9000 certification in 2007, which includes a safety component in addition to quality assurance recognition.

Oil refiner and distributor HollyFrontier Corp. plans to build a renewable diesel unit (RDU) at its Navajo refinery in Artesia, New Mexico. The RDU will have a production capacity of approximately 125 MMgy and allow HollyFrontier to process soybean oil and other feedstocks into renewable diesel. This investment will provide HollyFrontier the opportunity to meet the demand for low-carbon fuels while covering the cost of its annual RIN credit purchase obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard. The RDU, along with corresponding rail infrastructure and storage tanks, is estimated to cost $350 million and be complete in early 2022. Construction will be funded with cash on hand and is expected to generate an internal rate of return between 20 and 30 percent.

From left, Western Dubuque Biodiesel General Manager Tom Brooks, Vice Chairman Bruce Klostermann, and Plant Manager Troy Gibbs

Western Dubuque Biodiesel has received recognition from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for achieving 1 million hours with zero lost-time accidents. The Farley, Iowa-based biodiesel production plant opened in 2006 and can produce 33 MMgy. “This award is a credit to the great team we have in Farley,” said Tom Brooks, general manager of Western Dubuque Biodiesel. “Our entire organization understands the importance of creating a safe work environment so everyone can go home to their families safe every night. We built our facility with safety foremost in our minds, and we have redundancy in our procedures to ensure it. We have buddy systems, weekly safety reviews and annual safety training, among other best-practice

Targray’s new biodiesel terminal in Antwerp, Belgium PHOTO: TARGRAY

International biodiesel marketer and distributor Targray has opened a new biodiesel terminal in Antwerp, Belgium. Targray’s Antwerp Biodiesel Terminal is a 24/7 biofuel storage and blending center serving fuel producers, distributors, traders and retailers in markets throughout Europe. The terminal is strategically positioned within Europe’s largest petrochemical center and connects to EU customer bases through various transportation modes, including rail, sea, inland waterway, and over-the-road networks. Targray began taking orders at the new terminal in third-quarter 2019 and supplies commercial volumes of biodiesel from a broad range of feedstocks.

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Our theme this year for the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo is Vision 2020, and it is fitting for many reasons. First, it’s critical that any industry have a clear and complete vision of what it wants to accomplish. Taking a road trip without the benefit of knowing where you are going many times leads to wrong turns, backtracking and wasted time. NBB undertook a formal strategic planning process in the second half of 2019 to ask the tough questions, define the challenges and opportunities, and to lay out a roadmap to achieving those objectives over the next three to five years. So, our vision of the future is clearer and sharper, and it’s a future full of growth— but not without challenges. The past several years have told us that the “brand awareness” of biodiesel and renewable diesel is not where we need it to be. Although the vast majority of respondents in our annual survey were aware of and supportive of biodiesel, the awareness of our products and how our industry works among our policymakers in D.C. and statehouses around the country is lagging. We saw this on display in 2019 as the Renewable Fuel Standard was under attack through the increased issuance of small refinery exemptions (SREs), and the tax credit was allowed to be expired for nearly two years. This demonstrates a lack of awareness of how those policies—individually and collectively—have come to drive our entire industry. We have to boldly attack that lack of awareness and apply resources to quickly educate policymakers above and beyond what we are already doing. Our industry cannot be a second thought to other alternatives and must take its rightful place as a significant economic and environmental influencer, and we must be recognized as an essential energy industry to support. In 2019, NBB increased its collaboration with agricultural partners to amplify our messaging. It is critical to our industry success going forward that we continue to grow and expand our footprint by part-

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nering with supporting industries. I want to thank our nation’s soybean farmers who answered our call to action to advocate for biodiesel, individually and collectively through their trade associations. We are truly stronger together. The voices of our opposition are strong and well-entrenched, and we will have to step up our game even more to keep our messaging clear and consistent. Speaking of messaging, we all know how succinct a message must be for people to remember it. Nike’s Just Do It campaign is an example of a short verse that can be interpreted in many different ways and makes the listener think. For biodiesel, we are launching our new tag line to help with future messaging: Biodiesel. Better. Cleaner. Now! Biodiesel is here now—it’s not a fuel to be discovered in the future. So, expect to see more of this messaging coming in 2020 and beyond as we try to simplify the many reasons that biodiesel deserves support and should be viewed as the fuel of choice for diesel platforms. We welcome your use of this messaging in your dayto-day communications as we work to improve and reshape the way Americans view biodiesel. I look upon this past year and am in awe of each of your efforts and commitments to America’s advanced biofuel. I ask that you stick with us and join us in raising your voice to share biodiesel’s powerful, impactful story throughout this coming season. NBB is your business partner and we look forward to working alongside you to grow our brand, grow our demand, and expand on the many marvelous aspects of the best fuel on the planet—and the best fuel for the planet. Donnell Rehagen CEO National Biodiesel Board


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NBB National Voter Survey Shows Strong Support for Biodiesel Industry After everything you’ve read so far about biodiesel, would you support or oppose X to support increased biodiesel use in the U.S.? 100 Percentage

Each year the National Biodiesel Board communications team conducts online surveys of U.S. voters to track trends, gauge awareness of biodiesel, and see what messages resonate with consumers. “Awareness and positive impressions of biodiesel among key audiences remain critical to maintaining support for the industry,” said Kaleb Little, NBB’s communications director. This year the poll gathered responses from 1,064 registered voters across the country and showed consistent results with prior polling from 2017 and 2018. In September 2019, 73% of respondents said they were aware of biodiesel. The demographics most likely to have heard of biodiesel included individuals with a household income of $75,000$99,000 (86%), men age 18-34 (86%), voters employed full-time (80%), and college and post-grads (79%). While 2019’s 73% awareness is significantly better than NBB’s first survey of just 27% awareness in June 2004, it is below peak awareness of 86% in September 2009. Along with awareness, 2019 respondents had 54% positive and only 3% negative impressions of biodiesel, with 44% saying no opinion or don’t know. While NBB would like to see higher positive opinions, a 3% negative impression is extremely low. Additionally, there is a drastic difference in positive impressions in those familiar with biodiesel vs. those not familiar—71% positive in those familiar compared to just 35% positive in those unfamiliar. “The annual national poll also looked at awareness of and attitudes toward biodiesel in federal policies that support the industry,” Little explained. “The results show a candidate’s support for policies to promote clean energy, including biodiesel and renewable diesel use, can influence votes.” Among the respondents, more than half (57%) of all respondents agreed that federal policy should encourage use of biodiesel and renewable diesel. When asked about issues that affect their votes, a strong majority of the polled registered voters (81%) indicated that a candidate’s position on renewable fuels is important. Overall, 86% of respondents indicated that a candidate’s position on clean energy is important or very important to their voting preferences. Further, 85% of respondents agreed it is important that President Donald Trump keep his promises on the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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When informed that biodiesel is America’s first and most widely available advanced biofuel and has demonstrated environmental benefits, more than three-quarters (76%) of respondents supported increased use. High percentages of respondents agreed that the government should “stand with American workers, manufacturers, rural economies and businesses” to support a clean fuels industry (83%) and “follow the law to implement an existing mandate that creates jobs and economic development across the country” (82%). Nearly four of every five respondents expressed support for existing federal programs that encourage increased production and use of advanced biofuels. Seventy-eight percent of respondents support the federal tax incentive for biodiesel, and 79% support the RFS. Additionally, 79% of respondents would encourage local communities and governments to promote use of biodiesel. “If awareness equates so strongly to positive impressions, we must increase biodiesel awareness to increase support,” Little said. “This is why NBB is so driven to amplify biodiesel messaging and raise industry voices to span across the country.”

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Florida is Fueled with Biodiesel Florida Power & Light Co. embraces environmental stewardship as a core value and has used biodiesel fuel regularly for nearly 20 years—one vital component of its corporate responsibility strategy. The utility is a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, the world’s largest producer of renewable power from wind and solar, and powers its entire fleet of diesel vehicles and equipment with biodiesel blends. “Biodiesel really fits right into what we do,” said Patti Earley, FPL’s fleet fuels operations specialist. “We are a very green company.” FPL manages fuel for 3,900 vehicles that serve and support 5 million customer accounts across Florida. Biodiesel helps FPL meet its alternative energy commitments under the Energy Policy Act by reducing petroleum consumption in vehicles. Through its use of electric, hybrid and biodiesel vehicles, the utility avoided using 576,000 gallons of petroleum fuel in 2018 and reduced CO2 emissions by 5,600 tons. More than half of those benefits were achieved with biodiesel. “We overcomply every year by a large number because of the amount of biodiesel we use,” Earley said. FPL promotes its green fuel policies with messaging on its trucks and storage tanks. The biodiesel program began quietly in 1999, when the utility authorized its wet-hose fuel supplier to begin filling many diesel vehicles and pieces of equipment with B20. The utility did not alert employees to the change but tracked maintenance records over a sixmonth period. No issues were detected, and employees reported no performance changes, so the utility made the switch official and it has been using biodiesel blends fleet-wide ever since. Earley said the fleet has used blends up to B35 with no problem but has now standardized B20 to maintain consistency across all operations.

“We do a lot of outreach through the Clean Cities program and to municipalities across the state,” Earley said. “After a number of these presentations, municipal officials would ask if they could buy from us.” In the interest of expanding biodiesel usage, the utility now sells biodiesel blends under its own Earth Era brand. “The great thing about biodiesel is it’s a drop-in fuel,” Earley said. “You don’t make any changes to fixed fuel sites or changes to the transport equipment. And you don’t have to make any changes to the equipment it is being pumped into. If one of our trucks needs to go to a filling station and get straight ultralow sulfur diesel and then go back to B20 when we fill it the next time, it doesn’t matter.” That flexibility is particularly valuable in utility work, because repair crews and equipment travel across the country to provide mutual aid in the event of hurricanes and other catastrophes. They switch from straight diesel to biodiesel blends depending on where they are, and they cannot afford to have fuel-related issues. Earley said the company will continue to use biodiesel as a cleaner, sustainable alternative to power its fleet. With a promise of performance, superior lubricity and endless environmental benefits, biodiesel is a winwin for Florida fuel.

NBB Members Elect New Board Leadership As a member-driven and member-focused trade association, the National Biodiesel Board welcomed its membership for the annual fall meeting, Nov. 18-20 in Washington, D.C., to focus on critical policy initiatives and move the biodiesel industry forward. During the meeting, NBB members elected industry representatives to serve on the governing board to help the development and success of biodiesel. “As the national trade association representing America’s advanced biofuel, it is critical that we are led by a strong team of advocates from all sectors of the industry,” said Donnell Rehagen, NBB CEO. “The NBB governing board continues to strive to move America-made fuel forward and expand our nearly 3 billion-gallon market.” NBB members voted to fill seven board member spots for two-year terms: • Kent Engelbrecht, Archer Daniels Midland Co. • Chad Stone, Renewable Energy Group Inc. • Ryan Pederson, North Dakota Soybean Council • Harry Simpson, Crimson Renewable Energy LLC • Paul Soanes, RBF Port Neches LLC • Dave Walton, Iowa Soybean Association • Tim Ostrem, South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council Troy Alberts, Rob Shaffer, Jeff Lynn, Tim Keaveney, Greg Anderson, Mike Rath, Robert Morton and Tom Brooks continue to serve on the board. The board also elected Chad Stone as chairman, Mike Rath as vice chairman, Rob Shaffer as 2nd vice chairman, Ryan Pederson as BIODIESEL MAGAZINE 2020 WINTER EDITION 10 l

treasurer, and Troy Alberts as secretary. “Our association is sure that Chad Stone will serve our industry to his fullest capacity as new chairman and help us reach our lofty goals,” Rehagen said. NBB also recognized retiring chairman, Kent Engelbrecht, for his three years of dedication and service. This three-year term is the maximum allowed by the association’s bylaws. “Under his leadership, the biodiesel industry has achieved a great deal of growth and development,” Rehagen said. “I’m excited he will remain on the board where we can continue to benefit from his expertise and passion.” In addition, NBB thanked retiring governing board member Ron Heck. “Ron has been a tireless advocate for agriculture and biodiesel,” Rehagen said. “I have always admired his ability to understand the market dynamics from the farm field all the way through biodiesel production and distribution. This knowledge has allowed him to represent our members’ interests exceptionally well in some critical moments of our industry. We will miss his strong and consistent leadership.” The NBB governing board reflects the wide range of member companies in the biodiesel industry, from feedstock operations to producers.


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NYC is Heating Up with America’s Advanced Biofuel Like much of the nation, New York City is preparing for the onslaught of winter weather and frigid temperatures. But that’s not stopping the city from relying on biodiesel to power its fleet and heat municipal buildings. The largest municipal fleet in the country, New York requires all city fleet vehicles and equipment to use B20 biodiesel from April through November, and B5 from December through March. However, biodiesel has performed so successfully that the city has started some B20 use year-round. In fact, NYC vehicles used more than 2 million gallons of B20 during the winters of 2017 and 2018 without any cold weather issues. “We have used B20 successfully in the colder months,” said Keith Kerman, deputy commissioner for the Department of Citywide Administrative Services. “The real issue there is the mix, whether you mix with a D1 heavily winterized kind of kerosene fuel or what we call our winterized D2. When I was at the parks department in the late 2000s, we used B20 and D1 for the entire fleet over three consecutive winters and it was very successful.” Today, more than 150 types of vehicles and equipment use biodiesel blends in the New York City fleet, including garbage trucks, mowers, beach-cleaning equipment, tractors, light towers and generators. Even with application in 11,000 vehicles, the city has experienced virtually no fuel-related problems, according to Kerman. There are many misconceptions about biodiesel’s cold weather performance. Just like with petroleum diesel, a few simple precautions can

ensure that biodieselpowered vehicles and equipment run smoothly all winter. They include: • Use high-quality fuel that meets the ASTM spec purchased from a reputable supplier. • Be sure to discuss fuel options with your supplier to ensure that both the diesel fuel and biodiesel are blended only after meeting their respective specifications. • Develop a good fuel management plan, in partnership with your supplier, that includes additization (just like for regular diesel) to improve cold weather operability. • Test fuel periodically to verify its cold weather properties. • Make sure you understand your fuel’s cold flow characteristics and have appropriate fuel handling and storage plans in place. • Remain diligent on your tank maintenance program to help ensure fuel cleanliness. The success story seen out of NYC is one NBB hopes many states in the future plan to replicate. To learn more about New York City’s experience with biodiesel and biobased products, view recent videos at the National Biodiesel Board’s YouTube channel.

The Importance of the Biodiesel Tax Credit In November, the National Biodiesel Board released a new report, “The Importance of the Biodiesel Tax Credit,” written by ABF Economics. It explains how tax and RIN credit values are crucial in helping biodiesel producers compete with petroleum and expand production. The report shows uncertainty surrounding tax credit reinstatement as a major reason the industry is operating below capacity. Ten biodiesel plants have cut production or closed in 2019, laying off workers in Georgia, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Texas. The report was part of NBB’s all-out advocacy effort to achieve policy stability for the industry—not just on the tax credit, but on the Renewable Fuel Standard and international trade as well. NBB’s efforts were multiplied as 40 Democratic representatives sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in November, urging her to make the credit a priority before end of year. More than 145 businesses and trade associations also added their logos to an NBB-led letter to congressional leaders. NBB also brought more than 100 member-company representatives to Washington, D.C., for meetings with 88 Capitol Hill offices. Congress did not address the tax credit by the end of November, leaving it expired for two full years. NBB continues to advocate for a multiyear extension with retroactive availability for 2018-’19. The tax credit isn’t the industry’s only source of uncertainty. U.S. EPA’s RFS small refinery exemptions destroyed demand for biodiesel and renewable diesel. Backlash against the August round of 31 exemptions prompted President Trump to promise change. EPA proposed and took comment on a method for estimating the exemptions as part of its 2020 rule. Unfortunately, the proposal didn’t match the president’s promise or restore lost gallons from prior exemptions. The backlash continued, even

as biofuel supporters filed additional comments. Because EPA opened the supplemental comment period, it did not finalize the annual RFS NBB members visited with numerous Capitol Hill offices, rule by its Nov. 30 including Rep. Abby Finkenauer and Sen. Chuck Grassley deadline. The in- (center front), during NBB’s fall membership meeting in dustry continues Washington, D.C. to ask EPA to raise advanced biofuel volumes, properly address the 2016 waiver as directed by a federal court and include the best estimate of future exemptions—one based on a three-year average of past exemptions. Another unresolved concern for U.S. biodiesel producers is the status of trade duties against Argentina. In early 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce set duties on Argentina and Indonesia to counter years of unfair trade practices. Then, surprisingly, in November 2018, the department decided to reexamine the duties on Argentina and, in July, proposed to virtually eliminate countervailing duties. The commerce department did not finalize a decision by its original deadline, and the industry continues to wait for developments. NBB’s efforts to secure certainty on these policy issues will continue in 2020. The biodiesel industry needs policy certainty to continue investments and growth in the competitive fuel market. www.BiodieselMagazine.com

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Few companies and individuals have had the impact on this industry as Pacific Biodiesel and the Kings. With its celebrity backing, Pacific Biodiesel—the nation’s longest-operating biodiesel company—made biodiesel sexy. Founders Bob and Kelly King helped bring this then-obscure fuel out of the shadows of its infancy and into the spotlight of mainstream commercialization. Today, the Kings are celebrating 25 years since they founded Pacific Biodiesel in 1995. Like many other biodiesel companies, Pacific Biodiesel has had to adapt to changing market conditions and waning federal policy support in order to survive. Once a process technology-focused company that built 13 plants in Hawaii, Japan, Alaska and on the U.S. mainland, Pacific Biodiesel disbanded its construction division and went back to its roots, focusing on local sustainability and community-based recycling, agriculture and biodiesel production in Hawaii. One hundred percent of its operations and employees are now concentrated in Hawaii. While the Pacific Biodiesel of today remains true to its original sustainability-driven mission, the company has diversified tremendously to ride the waves and forge new paths and markets for its products— and its future. www.BiodieselMagazine.com

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PROFILE is very handy, he knows about electrical wirThe Early Years Headquartered on Maui in Kahului, Ha- ing and pumps and so forth. He built our first waii, Pacific Biodiesel was formed when Bob plant on Maui by himself with Daryl. Bob did King, then owner of King Diesel—a com- thorough research and sized the plant corpany that maintained the generators at the rectly for Maui.” A testament to how early PaCentral Maui Landfill—proposed tackling the cific Biodiesel got into the biodiesel game is its environmental and health concerns of used website URL: biodiesel.com. “When Bob and I started the company, cooking oil being dumped into the landfill by converting the restaurant waste into biodiesel we agreed it would take a lot of commitment, to fuel the generators. Bob was a diesel me- blood, sweat and tears, but we also agreed we had to have fun,” Kelly says. “We couldn’t chanic by training. “I remember from college during the make a commitment like this and have it be’70s, engine companies would tell people if come drudgery every day.” She says, “if it all you’re a few miles from home and you have crashed tomorrow,” the most precious takeno fuel, you can go into the grocery store and away from the entire 25-year experience would buy a 5-gallon jug of Wesson oil to make it be the people they met along the way. “Rock home,” he says. “Old timers here said, ‘We’ve stars, celebrities, employees and locals,” she got all this oil here, we should do that.’” Bob says. “Max Goldberger, a scientist in Hawaii, says with all the media coverage biodiesel fuel was the inspiration for us building the Big was receiving in its early days, it seemed to him Island Biodiesel plant. Willie Nelson, Woody like biodiesel was everywhere. “I assumed ev- Harrelson and local customers, users of the eryone was doing it,” he says. He connected fuel who keep us inspired, maintained and dewith Daryl Reece of the University of Idaho termined to carry on.” Kelly says the first time she heard that she and, with Reece’s help, built Pacific Biodiesel’s first plant, a 250,000-gallon production facility inspired people produced a profound effect on on Maui. Little did Bob know he was helping her. “People would send us flowers to thank us for what we were doing,” she says. “But it was to pioneer an industry. Kelly recalls establishment of the compa- still like pushing a boulder up the hill. Many ny’s first biodiesel pump—what turned out to didn’t know what biodiesel is and didn’t trust it. be the nation’s first. “Our generator business, And through the tough times, Bob wanted to King Diesel, was in the corner of a Cummins sell the company three different times and just dealership,” she says. “We set up a desk and focus on our generator business.” During one of those tough spells, when there was a big bay, and people would come the company was facing some legal issues, an in and we would work on their generators. We environmental attorney showed up. “I told put the biodiesel pump there. It was not convenient, as customers would have to back in to him, ‘Thank you, but we don’t have money get fuel. We had less than two dozen custom- to retain an attorney,’” Kelly says. “He said, ers for a while. Many of them were the hip- ‘Woody Harrelson sent me here to help you.’ pies of the island. They wore holy T-shirts and We never did utilize his services but having slippers. They recognized what we were doing. the offer on the table was inspiring. We didn’t Our biodiesel cost 50 cents more than diesel know Woody. He would come to the pumping fuel at the time. These people were paying station when we weren’t there.” Bob agrees with Kelly about the people for the fuel and telling us to keep the change. They didn’t look like could afford to do that, they’ve met, saying, “It’s really been the piece I but they were committed to what we were do- treasure. The celebrities—how we ever got to ing. They were not wealthy but were commit- meet Willie, Woody, Jack Johnson, all of them, ted environmentalists who dug deep into their and their wives have been dynamic pieces to why they are there. Also, just a whole array of pockets to do the right thing.” Interestingly, the internet as we know it people from generals to environmentalists to and biodiesel were emerging simultaneously. average people, not really celebrities but pas“When we first got into biodiesel, Bob was on sionate, dedicated people. It has been a pleathe internet in the mid-’90s,” Kelly says. “He sure to meet them. I think what’s exciting is was so fascinated that he could communicate when we come across people who are strugwith people on the other side of the world— gling in their own area to change the world and there were no images or sound at that time— save the planet, and we come in and give them but he linked with Daryl at the University of hope that there’s another way to do this. When Idaho when researching what to do with all I see that hope light up in their eyes, it’s really the used cooking oil at the landfill. And Bob special. We’re making a difference. 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not an exchange or a credit—but we’re making real fuel that’s making a real difference.” After the Maui plant was built, Bob says he went to Austria to meet Martin Mittelbach, a chemistry professor at the University of Graz and one of the early pioneers of biodiesel in Europe. “He took me to the very first used cooking oil biodiesel plant in the world,” Bob says. “Interestingly, it looked a lot like my plant.” Bob says his big dream was maybe to build another plant in Hawaii. “We’d be the biodiesel company on Hawaii—big-picture stuff, you know,” he says. “Then not long afterwards we got a call from a representative of the American Soybean Association in Japan. He was talking to Soichiro ‘Sol’ Yoshida, a businessman in Japan, who wanted us to build a biodiesel plant for his Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise over there in Nagano. I thought, I’ve only built one plant, but I guess I can build another—maybe. Then he said, ‘Can you have it running in nine months?’ I thought, okay, I guess. We put stuff together, shipped it to Japan and went over there to put it together. It was me, my dad, Daryl, his son and another guy. It made me think, if we’re in Japan and no one is doing biodiesel there, I guess there’s a lot of places we could do this.” Yoshida wanted the plant built before the 1998 Winter Olympics that were also being held in Nagano, Japan. Kelly says Yoshida was on the Olympics committee and intended to fuel Olympic vehicles on biodiesel blends. The plant was scaled the same size as Pacific Biodiesel’s Maui production facility. Afterwards, Bob says the company didn’t build another plant until 2000, when Pacific Biodiesel erected its Oahu facility. “Then we began getting more and more requests from others, so we branched out,” Kelly says. “We had no intention to be a technology provider until people started asking.” Bob says Pacific Biodiesel built 10 plants across the U.S. mainland and Alaska. “We were cranking them out for several years,” he says. Kelly adds, “Every iteration had improvements. We never got to the point where we said, ‘This is the plant we will build.’ Standards changed. They became more stringent, so we had to address that as well.” Then the next bust came, Bob says. “There was not a plant to be built anywhere,” he says. “At that time, I began thinking used cooking oil will get expensive, so I started looking at even more degraded feedstock such as trap grease, brown grease and tallow. At the same time, with my background in diesel me-


Pacific Biodiesel got its start in 1995 by attempting to curb improper grease disposal and converting it to biodiesel to power the on-site generators at Central Maui Landfill. Today, its fleet of trucks is 100 percent powered by biodiesel the company produces on Hawaii Island. PHOTO: PACIFIC BIODIESEL TECHNOLOGIES

chanics, in 2007 when new clean diesels started coming out, the technology was moving rapidly and our fuel had to keep pace, even if the specification didn’t, so we had to upgrade our fuel. Lower-grade feedstock and higher-quality fuel. We spent a lot of time on the process— on preprocessing and distillation—designing the plant that we built in Hilo. It’s a very technically challenging plant. We can’t just be cranking one like this out for every stock bro-

ker who wanted one.” The plant, Big Island Biodiesel as it was originally called, was built in 2012. Then market became soft, Bob says, and the company had to make some tough decisions. “We had to decide where we were going with the company, and what would be the future for us,” Bob says. “Did we want to go big and become a public company, or stay with a small footprint where we live? We talked with

key partners and decided to pull back. We built and decided to keep this distillation plant. This is where we want to go, where we have to go, and no less than that. We said we’ll see what happens from there. So, we disbanded our construction division and opened our technology up to whomever. We haven’t guarded it to help get people to make some effort to move in the right direction. It was time for us to focus on Hawaii, so we sold our interest in the

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PROFILE Oregon plant (to SeQuential) and we closed the Texas plant (the BioWillie Diesel plant at Carl’s Corner), for which we had big hopes. But we realized, as much Willie can do, we’re sitting in Texas and the forces against us were large. Now 100 percent of our assets and employees are in Hawaii, and this allowed us to get through the tough years. We thought we’ll continue on and see what happens next.” New Leadership Bob and Kelly’s daughter Jenna Long says she must have been about nine years old when Pacific Biodiesel started. “I was hanging around the first tanks at the landfill and spent a lot of time hanging around in our lab container,” Long says. “The company definitely started as a family operation. We spent lots of time putting together sample vials and talking about the company with others. It’s grown from then to today, but the family aspect stayed. We were all very involved in the company as it was evolving.” Bob says Jenna was “always hanging around the company, listening to Kelly and me talk around the kitchen table and in the field,” he says. “She grew up in the industry. This was our thing, and we encouraged her to do what she wanted. She went off and tried this and that, but she always came back to liking the mission and what we were doing. She spent a few years working among the rank and file of the company here and there. And then a few years ago, we were looking for a director of operations to manage all our operations in the company. All the managers said the same thing: There’s only one person with the depth of knowledge of all aspects of the company—trucking, marketing, sales, operations— and that was Jenna. It wasn’t my preference, mainly because family can be a problem in business, but there was one person deserving of this, and she is family.” Long says one of her fondest memories of the boon times of the biodiesel industry was in 2007 during the Farm Aid concert in New York City. “This was when biodiesel was really expanding,” she says. “Lots of celebrities were involved, and there was a general sense of celebration of the industry, producers and farmers. It had a real celebratory vibe—that excitement of, this will be the future. Those years were exciting.” Another high for Long was when the Big Island Biodiesel plant became a reality. “Reaching those months and days when we had really good numbers, things were moving and flow18

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ing and it was really exciting for me and the whole team over here,” she says. “Seeing the quality of fuel we are making now, that is really exciting for me personally.” With highs come lows, and there have been a fair share of those for Pacific Biodiesel as well. “During crunch times when the tax credit was dissipating, we had to make a bunch of layoffs and go through downsizing, and that was tough on the company, the personnel and the team,” she says. “We are really proud of the team and how the rest were able to push through and keep moving forward. We would expand again, and then contract, and expand again. Keeping the team moving forward even through the contracting years is important, so we can be ready for the years when we expand. Our expansions have always been bigger than our contractions, so we’ve always had this general expanding trend over the past two decades.” Under the Clean Energy Initiative, Hawaii has a goal to be petroleum-free by 2045. “I think it’s easier to want to be sustainable when you live on an island and see what comes onto and goes off the island,” Bob says. “For our hardworking communities to support businesses doing good things, if the money goes to the mainland, then that’s only half the picture. To get the whole picture, you need to put money into your communities through your employees and investors, and then ask the community to help when the times are down. I have to say, they have done that here. In tough times, the state, utilities and people have tried to help us, not by helping a mainland company, but by helping a local company who are their neighbors, family and friends. That to us is an important part of the future. It’s a joint effort. I’m not sure who said it, but all sustainability is local. I think it’s always been something I thought of—it’s a different level of business. Are we money- or mission-driven? If we are mission-driven, then why would we go into another community and make money to bring back to ours? When the ownership and feedstock and end-products stay in the same community, then everyone heeds the benefits of the effort.” Even though Bob says Pacific Biodiesel’s mission-driven focus to be sustainable and local is a joint effort between him and Kelly, Kelly credits Bob with the passion and desire to always strive toward greater sustainability. “This came from Bob,” she says. “My role in the company, in the early days, was marketing—how do we get the fuel out there and

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sell our plants and technologies. We would get calls from people asking us whether we can build them a 15 MMgy plant. I thought this was great, but Bob would say we’re not doing it if it’s not sustainable. So, I credit him for our focus on sustainability and keeping that commitment.” Focus on Operations Today Pacific Biodiesel is more focused on its operations than on technology developments. “Although we are still innovating and developing new projects locally and technologies for our Hilo plant on the Big Island and in our Oahu feedstock operations, we’re more focused, or refocused, on moving the needle in our state rather than nationwide,” Bob says. “We have the same values and mission we always had, but we’re just carrying it out in a different way. We’re focusing on making as much fuel locally—the right type of fuel out of the right type of material and doing what we can here to move the needle, to push Hawaii toward being more petroleum-free.” Pacific Biodiesel has recently made significant upgrades to its recycling operations on Oahu and its 5.5 MMgy biodiesel production facility on Hawaii Island. On Oahu, the company has installed a more efficient separation system using an approach to reclaim trap grease. “These are the most difficult oils to reclaim,” Long says. Components of the new system include a decanter and centrifuge system, a diffused air filtration unit with a cooling tower, and a generator run on B100 from its plant on Hawaii Island. “To separate out the solids, water and oil we first use a decanter and then a centrifuge,” Long says. “We designed the system with several off-the-shelf pieces. Not many others are doing it this way. It’s still somewhat new to us, so we’re still dialing it in, but it’s exciting what we can reclaim locally— another waste we were previously unable to use. It’s good for the community, the land and for biodiesel.” At the biodiesel plant, Pacific Biodiesel recently improved its pretreatment equipment by installing a new set of filter press plates that can preprocess cooking oil coming in. While the goal is to use as much raw material from local sources, Pacific Biodiesel still has to ship rendered oils in from the mainland. “We’re seeing a lot of contaminants that we have to pull out before we process them through the plant,” Long says. “The main contaminant is polyethylene. We’re finding it more and more in rendered tallow and animal fats, either on


the carcasses from ear tags, or from recycling food waste—trays and melted plastics. It’s a big topic in the rendering industry. We started seeing it in our feedstock a few years ago. In biodiesel, it reforms into plastic and is very problematic. To keep our production levels up, we had to address this in the plant to do more on the frontend to pretreat the waste oils. Using diatomaceous earth and filter press plates, it has been a good way for us to this pull material out.” Bob says even though many in the rendering industry say there is nothing they can do to remove this plastic, “which is a huge problem now,” he adds, he says with a special type of pressure leaf filter it can be done. The company has also made significant strides in making the Hawaii biodiesel production facility energy independent. Distillation bottoms are used as boiler fuel for process heat and the company has installed power generators on-site that run on its own biodiesel for electricity. “We always planned when we designed this facility to use distillation bottoms as boiler fuel, but it took a couple of years to adjust to this,” Bob says. “It’s heavier methyl esters, and it solidifies quickly, so we have to heat the tanks up well and keep it warm as it flows into the boiler. The whole facility is designed to use every bit of byproduct we can. Part of the reason is because it lowers our operational costs, but the other part is there are limited places to dispose of this material.” With Bob’s generator knowledge and history, installing generators on-site to provide electricity for the plant may have seemed like a no-brainer, but this was a rather recent decision that was made just a few years ago. “We were paying more than 40 cents a kilowatt for electricity,” Bob says. “It was quite costly to run all our pumps and motors, so it was a financial decision to make our own electricity. And running them on biodiesel makes a lot of sense for us, and the same is true for our customers. Once we put ours in, other companies that also have high electricity costs run diesel generators and our biodiesel in them.” In 2016, the facility was the first in the world to be certified by the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance. Diversifying In early 2017, Pacific Biodiesel hosted a Hawaiian blessing to mark the beginning of the company’s scaled-up farming demonstration to grow biofuel crops including sunflowers in Maui’s central valley. The 115-acre project was plotted on land previously used for sugarcane production and made history

Pacific Biodiesel’s 5.5 MMgy plant on Hawaii Island is a milestone in technological achievement for the company. PHOTO: PACIFIC BIODIESEL TECHNOLOGIES

by being the largest biofuel crop project in the state of Hawaii, and the only biofuel farming operation in the state running on 100 percent renewable fuel. The agriculture project is a showcase of the company’s sustainable, community-based model of agriculture and renewable energy. Later that year Pacific Biodiesel harvested its first crop. “You have to be flexible to stay alive,” Kelly says. “I started looking for other opportunities for expansion through agriculture. People said we were crazy because land in Hawaii is too expensive and fuel is too cheap. So, we diversified our uses of the crops, not just for biodiesel but other high-value products. In 2017, when the first blooms of sunflowers came, we had been working on it for so long, and by then we recognized that we had to do this. Energy has to be part of agriculture if it is to be sustainable.” Long says Pacific Biodiesel’s expansion locally depends on whether it can grow more crops in Hawaii. “If we have more feedstock, then we can produce more fuel,” she says. “It’s one of the driving pieces, so that’s why we’re getting more into agriculture in Hawaii. Because without local crops, we’re shipping in more waste from outside the state, which we

can do, but it doesn’t quite meet our end goal to make here, grow here and sell here. I envision us continuing with this mission. I think there’s going to be greater demand for fuel in the future, and since our state doesn’t have oil resources—we’re not an oil-producing state— and since there’s only so much we can do with wind and solar, there will be a continued need for liquid fuel. And biodiesel is the best liquid fuel for Hawaii when made from local waste and crop materials. We will continue to try to do more, as long as we can get support from the state and federal government.” Hawaii has a lot of land, Bob says. “Surprisingly, much of it is fallow,” he adds. “We’re trying to push an integrated ag system here where we can grow oil and food. It comes down to economics. Farmers want to make a living, and getting the economics correct is important. For me, personally, I find that it gets harder every year to keep up and stay positive. It’s tiring fighting the same battle over and over, seeing shortsighted outlooks just basically trash a program for a short-term gain and expect us to come back when we’re needed. It’s disappointing and discouraging. Yet I know it’s an important part of the future. We’ll keep doing the best we can to put a model up there www.BiodieselMagazine.com

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of how things could be. It’ll depend on others to either get onboard or we’ll have shown something that people don’t want to do. It’s not a technical issue. We have the ability to solve many problems of the world, environmentally. It’s just a question of, is there a desire to do so? We’ll see.” As part of its flexibility and need to diversify, in 2018 a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Biodiesel, Maiden Hawaii Naturals LLC, introduced Kuleana Sunscreen, a natural, reef-safe product. Made from plant-based oils, minerals and other natural ingredients— including the company’s locally made macadamia and sunflower oils—the sunscreen contains no ecologically harmful chemicals such as oxybenzone and octinoxate, which were banned by Hawaii’s new sunscreen law. In addition, Kuleana Sunscreen supports Hawaiibased environmental organizations through its membership in the global organization, 1% for the Planet. On Earth Day 2019, the Kings announced the development of Maui’s first statelicensed industrial hemp farm operating under the Kings’ personal entity, Imua Energy LLC. The commercial farming operation is initially producing full-spectrum industrial hemp extract, including CBD. The hemp extract is being manufactured by Imua Energy and distributed by Maiden Hawaii Naturals. Maiden Hawaii will also incorporate Imua Energy’s premium hemp extract as a featured ingredi20

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ent in its natural skincare brand, Kuleana by Maiden Hawaii Naturals. The Hawaii Department of Agriculture granted the license to Imua Energy for the purposes of research on the growth, cultivation and marketing of industrial hemp. The 10-acre site located within its 115-acre Biofuel Crop Farm in central Maui is said to be the first industrial hemp farm in the U.S. powered 100 percent by biodiesel. The sustainable farming operation is free of pesticides, herbicides and GMO crops. Keeping It Local In early 2019, after more than a year with the federal biodiesel tax credit being expired, Pacific Biodiesel was mulling over the idea of shipping its biodiesel to California to take advantage of the LCFS credits in order to stay afloat. This was not a decision the company would make lightly, as it was directly contrary to its mission to produce and sell fuel locally. In April, Long told Biodiesel Magazine, “There’s no mandate for biodiesel here in Hawaii. Our state on-road tax exemption, which has been a nice [16-cent] discount, has been helpful but it is being challenged this year. Legislators put forth a bill to take it away. It went through the House and Senate and finally died off, but it is odd to see challenges to the [little] support we are currently getting. And we don’t see anything new coming to replace it if it is [rescinded]. And on the county level, they’re trying to

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take away a road tax discount. What we’re trying to point out to others is, if the state is not supportive, then we will look to other states that are.” Thankfully, later in the year, Pacific Current stepped up to the plate and signed a contract with Pacific Biodiesel to supply Pacific Current’s 60 MW combined cycle power generation facility, Hamakua Energy, with biodiesel to fuel the power plant. Pacific Current acquired the Hamakua Energy facility in 2017 and sells power to Hawaii Electric Light Co. under an existing power purchase agreement. The plant is capable of providing 22 percent of Hawaii Island’s generating capacity. “The plant was operating as a peaking facility,” Scott Valentino, president of Pacific Current, told Biodiesel Magazine in late October. A peaking facility provides power during times of peak demand. Subsequent to Pacific Current’s acquisition of the Hamakua Energy plant, a violent eruption of the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii Island in 2018 took the Puna Geothermal Ventures plant, which was providing 40 MW of baseload power, offline. “Hamakua Energy stepped into that role,” said Valentino, explaining that Pacific Current’s recently acquired peaking facility is now operating at more than 75 percent capacity to provide baseload power for the Big Island, filling the void left by the offline geothermal plant. Before the contract with Pacific Biodiesel, the Hamakua Energy plant had been generating its power from either diesel fuel or naphtha, Valentino said. At 75 percent operating capacity, the plant can consume upward of 2.5 million gallons a month. “It’s pretty substantial,” he said. If the geothermal plant becomes operable again, however, this could change. “There is general support to get the geothermal plant back online,” Valentino said. Depending on the status of the Puna geothermal facility, Hamakua Energy may consume between 10 and more than 25 MMgy of fuel per year. The first biodiesel delivery to Hamakua Energy took place Nov. 4. “Our mission is not to ship fuel all over,” King says. “It was looking like we might have to, but this contract with Pacific Current solidifies that our fuel will stay in Hawaii. This contract is very important, most especially because of the federal situation. Pacific Current understands where we’re at, where the markets are at, and they’ve stepped up and helped us through these times


PROFILE Long says her parents’ original model right now when we’re not getting much help from the federal government. They’ve made a based on using waste has been carried on by commitment to stay with us through the ups the innovative projects in which Pacific Bioand downs. Economically, it’s good, and I have diesel has endeavored. “Using more and difto say, for morale it’s good knowing that our ferent kinds of waste—waste macadamia nuts, local team has our back.” Pacific Biodiesel also waste papaya, growing algae—consciously or continues to provide biodiesel to the 50 MW subconsciously we seek out waste to reuse and make useful,” she says. Schofield Generating Station on Oahu. Summing up the company’s 25 years, Bob Today Kelly has taken on less of a role with the company as she is the chair of the says it’s been a series of ups and downs. “It’s Maui County Council. “I never really had a de- been a really interesting journey,” he says. “I sire to get into politics,” she says. “I was at an don’t think we can predict where the next piece energy conference in 2016 and someone got of the puzzle will go for us, or for the industry. on their knees and begged me to run for of- It’s been so dynamic, so many things changing fice. The person running at the time was heav- in our business model, adapting to find a path ily into development of shopping malls, and going forward. It’s an ongoing issue.” Long agrees, saying it’s been a roller the community didn’t want that. They thought that was a dead end for the community. So, I coaster ride of highs and lows. “But, in genlook at my running for office as doing my jury eral, we’ve continued to grow over the past deduty. I never had the desire for power or au- cades,” she says. “And we’re constantly moving thority. But with my administrative experience to newer technologies and trying to do more running a business and my understanding of for the community.” Kelly says to get into this business, one the environmental sector, I felt it was important. When we started Pacific Biodiesel, it was has to be really committed to the reasons they about recycling. Today it’s about sustainability are doing it. “If you’re in it to make money, and climate change, which are huge issues for then don’t do it,” she says. “It’s still an uncerthe county. And I have a lot of experience in tain industry. It shouldn’t be. That’s the irony. WWS-TRADING-ARTWORK-OL.pdf 1 10-03-2019 11:47:15 AM It’s the most reliable renewable energy. It’s that sector.”

well-tested, it provides firm power, local jobs and benefits to the economy. It can be put right into the existing system. It should be the best choice anyone can make. But prepare for the risks. Every penny is at risk. There have been times when we didn’t know if we’d get through the next week. But we weren’t afraid to fail, and to start over again.” Bob says, “I think the fact that, while we’re making this fuel the world continues to expand its energy consumption faster than renewables are coming on line. We’re burning more fossil fuel than we ever were, which is disappointing and puts me in kind of a funk. It makes me ask, ‘Did we really do anything?’ It’s been a struggle of successes and setbacks. But we have to move the needle. When I get to feeling like this, I talk to more people and get pumped back up—and keep going.” Author: Ron Kotrba Editor, Biodiesel Magazine 218-745-8347 rkotrba@bbiinternational.com

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SPOTLIGHT

Innovations in

Biodiesel Technology

New biodiesel process technologies continue to emerge, promising optimization of production through greater efficiencies and lower costs BY RON KOTRBA

Visionary Fiber Technologies has developed a new three-stage system for biodiesel production that includes free fatty acid separation (shown), water washing and transesterification based on its novel fiber reactor technology. PHOTO: VISIONARY FIBER TECHNOLOGIES

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SPOTLIGHT Crown Iron Works As a trusted advisor to the world’s leading multinational oilseed, animal feed and alternative energy processing companies serving more than 3,000 customers per year for systems, equipment and aftermarket support, few companies have the depth of experience in oilseed and biodiesel process design, customized engineering and construction as Crown Iron Works. The global Minnesota-based firm has built 50 biodiesel plants around the world. Like any good engineering company, Crown continues to refine its biodiesel process technology, evidenced by the advent of its recent process upgrade: Advanced Catalyst Reduction and Economization. “This innovation came from two fronts,” says Kris Knudson, Crown’s vice president of global sales and marketing. “With Crown being primarily an engineering company, one core value is continuous improvement. That’s part of an engineer’s DNA—optimizing ways to run plants, achieving lowest operating costs and highest efficiencies. Secondly, we work with our customers to identify and meet their needs.” Biodiesel markets are competitive, and operating costs are “a big deal,” Knudson says, adding that one of the biggest costs for consumables in biodiesel production is catalyst. “That is what ACRE targets directly,” he says. The ACRE upgrade employs a third transesterification reactor to provide greater residence time and achieve stoichiometric reaction. “We’re maximizing the catalyst and reusing it to its full potential,” Knudson says. “We do this through a blending system and extra residence time to get the most use of the catalyst without waste.” The design also reduces acid usage because with less alkaline chemistry comes less acid for neutralization. In addition to catalyst reduction, ACRE is energy-efficient, lowering steam and energy costs for biodiesel producers. Economizers and heat exchangers are utilized to take advantage of excess process heat, reducing the amount of new steam introduced. Likewise, the same is true for cooling. “We maximize process streams to interchange, economize and cool without having to use as much cooling-tower water, which is an expensive utility,” Knudson says. Crown’s biodiesel design uses decanters instead of centrifuges for phase separation. “Our philosophy is to make a user-friendly, robust design,” Knudson says. “Mechanical separation requires greater electricity use and 26

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there is inherent downtime for maintenance. Decanters use residence time and gravity to create separation. It’s very simple and robust, not much can go wrong. It can handle small disruptions in incoming feedstock. And decanters don’t require energy. Mechanical separators have high energy costs—they use big motors that require electricity and have more moving parts, which means more scheduled and emergency downtime. Also, changes in feedstock are instantaneously pronounced in centrifuges. We’re impartial on this, as we are not a separator or centrifuge supplier. We can provide a centrifuge-based design if asked. We analyze all the options, but we believe gravity decanters are typically the best system for our customers.” The ACRE upgrade can be installed in Crown-designed, decanter-based processes or competitor-designed biodiesel plants with centrifuges. “We can do either,” Knudson says. “Our aftermarket team can assess competitor plants and model ACRE integration in non-Crown designs.” Crown has also made a strong commitment to its Aftermarket Parts and Field Services. “This is one of the biggest growth areas for our business,” Knudson says. “We’re really proud of our talented team. Customers may not have the specific subjectmatter expertise, but they can call us and we’ll deploy our field services team to troubleshoot, assess and offer solutions.” Between catalyst reduction and economization, biodiesel producers installing ACRE can expect to achieve multiple cents per gallon in savings, depending on region, plant design and consumable costs. “The primary savings is catalyst reduction,” Knudson says. “It can vary. Not all plants are the same. Some may have more opportunities to economize while others may have already gone through those efforts.” He adds that a 30 MMgy plant can expect to achieve a 40 percent reduction in catalyst use, resulting in approximately $2,000 a day in savings. Four commercial installations of ACRE have been installed in multiple geographies running multiple feedstocks, and Crown is currently selling this innovation in its new designs. Its fifth ACRE system is being installed in a greenfield build in Brazil—Crown’s largest biodiesel plant to date at 1,100 tons a day (roughly 120 MMgy). Knudson says ACRE typically provides biodiesel producers a twoyear ROI. In September, Crown opened its new, 68,000 square-foot, $12 million Global Headquarters and Innovation Center in Blaine, Minnesota. The new facility includes both

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Crown’s ACRE system employs a third transesterification reactor. PHOTO: CROWN IRON WORKS

classroom-style and hands-on training rooms and a 15,000 square-foot pilot plant. “Crown has a strong focus on training,” Knudson says. “At our new Innovation Center, we can provide university-style classroom training. We can comfortably bring in 50 customers, and we have all the AV and IT set-up for presentations, break out discussions and group work. Then we can move from the classroom to our hands-on training center.” The center includes cutaways and skids of key equipment so customers can understand how the machinery works and the components involved. The pilot plant includes smaller versions of the equipment Crown sells, control rooms mirroring those in production facilities, and a lab next door. “We are definitely excited to partner with our customers on training,” Knudson says. “With this pilot capability, we can bring in our customers’ specific feedstocks and provide them great confidence in what they can expect on the backend. For example, soybeans from Minnesota are different than those from Brazil, and those nuances mean a lot to our customers.” While ACRE is one of Crown’s latest innovations, it isn’t the company’s only one. It will soon unveil a new pretreatment system for renewable diesel. “We are tapping into our toolbox to repurpose and reuse our decades of knowledge and experience around edible oil refining and biodiesel processing to create a robust pretreatment system for renewable diesel,” Knudson says. “The focus is contaminant removal to reliably extend catalyst life of the hydrotreater unit.” Knudson says ACRE is the result of Crown’s commitment to its customers’ success. “With our mindset of continuous improvement and our connection to market needs, we are there for our customers,” he says.


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SPOTLIGHT Plasma Blue Plasma is a complex state in which free electrons and positive ions coexist in matter when sufficient energy is introduced. Science often refers to plasma as the fourth state of matter, but Tom Slunecka, CEO of the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, refers to it as the next big wave in biodiesel process technology. “This is a piece of disruptive technology that will forever change the way biodiesel is viewed,” Slunecka says, referring to a liquid phase plasma discharge technology MSR&PC is backing. MSR&PC was introduced to the breakthrough four years ago, shortly after the organization implemented a review process for new technologies that could benefit Minnesota soybean farmers. “We implemented a stage-gate process to make sure our investments are not being misused,” Slunecka says. “The goal is to fail early and cheaply. We push the technology hard early on to make sure we’re on solid ground. If it survives, we continue to fund it.” The plasma technology focuses entirely on the main processing step in biodiesel production—transesterification—and operates well, according to Slenecka, with the same quality feedstock suitable for standard base conversion, regardless of its origin. Integration of a 5’x7’ skid-mounted, low-capex unit into an existing biodiesel facility would provide an additional 1.5 MMgy of production capacity with little to no changes to pretreatment or posttreatment systems. Using low-amperage, high-frequency electricity, the continuous flow technology momentarily turns the liquid mixture into plasma. “Typically matter goes from liquid to gas to plasma,” Slunecka says, “but unless it’s happening so fast we can’t detect it, we’re going directly from liquid to a plasma state.” The phase change happens in milliseconds. “What makes this so unique is it’s continuous flow,” he says. “In scientific literature we see this done from a pulse standpoint, but not continuous flow.” A familiar mixture of oil, alcohol and catalyst is run through the plasma unit, but with several key differences. The reactor creates an excited molecular state for the mixture, which results in improved conductivity between the elements. “This excited state allows us to use a lower-cost catalyst that translates into reduced costs per gallon,” Slunecka says. He wouldn’t reveal what the lower-cost catalyst is but says 28

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it’s a byproduct of a large industrial process and is widely available globally. “Supply constraint is not an issue,” he says. “It’s all part of the magic sauce. Furthermore, depending on the cost of natural gas vs. electricity in a given region, energy costs are lowered too. The same is true for the carbon-intensity (CI) score.” In markets like California, up to four cents a gallon can be monetized through a lower CI rating. Several other key benefits are inherent in the technology. It requires less process heat since the reactor can perform conversion at any temperature, according to Slunecka. The small physical footprint and modular design mean biodiesel producers can scale production up incrementally, without requiring vast floor space for process tanks. “We think these units will help plants through bottlenecking issues in transesterification,” Slunecka says. “All they need is T-lines before and after the reactors, and most of those already exist. Then they can add new capacity without any major changes to the plant, other than some electrical requirements to bring power to where the reactors are placed. That’s it—T-lines, electric power and some software changes to the PLC.” Slunecka says PLC work has recently begun and, once completed, will be fully integrable into existing systems at plants. “It’ll be software that plants recognize,” he says. There’ll be a PLC on the plasma unit, but that will be more for redundancy.” Capex is also low compared to other technologies a plant might consider, Slunecka says. “Based on operating gallons and 5 to 8 cents lower production costs, the equipment has a 15- to 18-month payoff,” he says.

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Perhaps one of MSR&PC’s most celebrated characteristics of the liquid phase plasma discharge technology is its easy integration into ethanol plants and ability to use ethanol for transesterification of distillers corn oil. “That can be a gamechanger for ethanol producer customers that want to add biodiesel processing,” Slunecka says. “When ethanol is used, the glycerin no longer carries methanol and thus can be used as a feed additive to their distillers grains. Also, ethanol is more difficult than methanol in biodiesel production, and water is a major part of that, but this system can handle more water than most transesterification processes. That’s one advantage. Another is scale. Typically, ethanol plants don’t want to deal with biodiesel on such a large scale, which is often needed to be cost-effective. By dramatically reducing capex, we think our plasma biodiesel reactors are a viable option for ethanol producers.” MSR&PC launched a company, Plasma Technology Holdings LLC, which has exclusive license to the liquid phase plasma discharge patents from the University of Minnesota, whose researchers originally developed the underlying technology. Applications for U.S. and international patents are in place. Plasma Blue LLC has also been organized for commercializing the technology in the bioenergy field. Using a slipstream of soybean oil from its small, specialty crush facility, MSR&PC will install a liquid phase plasma discharge processing unit at its new Soy Innovation Campus in Crookston, Minnesota, which is expected to break ground in July.


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SPOTLIGHT BDI A great milestone in biodiesel history was achieved 10 years ago. In 2010, Biodiesel Amsterdam BV came online with its large-scale multifeedstock plant that was designed, engineered and built by BDIBioEnergy International. This wasn’t BDI’s first multifeedstock plant that could process 100 percent waste oils and fats, but it was the Austrian biodiesel process technology provider’s largest at that time—100,000 tons per year (30 MMgy)—and would become the reference subsequent designs would follow. Christine Riedl, technical sales manager for BDI, was responsible for engineering the facility. She arrived in Amsterdam in June 2010 to oversee mechanical construction of the project. Months later, during commissioning, the region was plagued with its coldest winter in five years, she says. “The temperature was so low that the cooling tower was freezing up,” says Riedl, reminiscing about the challenges. “We called our headquarters and told them we needed more support on-site. We are so well-organized that, two days later, we had more BDI staff in Amsterdam supporting the commissioning.” It was a “cool” solution, she says—pun likely intended. BDI’s multifeedstock technology is based on years of knowledge captured in voluminous databases of various feedstock properties, and reaction experience converting that same suite of feedstocks into quality biodiesel. The provenance of this reference plant erected in Amsterdam in 2010 links back to BDI’s first used cooking oil biodiesel plant, built in Austria in 1994 under Vogel & Noot—the company at which BDI founder Wilhelm Hammer worked and from which he bought the biodiesel-related patents needed to launch BDI in 1996. Other large-scale biodiesel plants built by BDI over the ensuing years were considered multifeedstock, including a 30 MMgy facility owned by Uniol AS in Fredrikstad, Norway, which opened in June 2009. But back then, in the early days of commercializing multifeedstock technology for the biodiesel industry, the term meant something different than it does today—in large part thanks to BDI’s work.

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“The Norway plant is designed mainly for virgin oils, and only a minority of the feedstock can be waste oils or animal fats,” says Hermann Stockinger, vice president of global sales at BDI. “The Amsterdam plant can process 100 percent waste oils and fats.” It’s no surprise that nearly 15 years after its founding, BDI went on to engineer and construct such a true multifeedstock plant using various concoctions of wastes. “From waste to value” has long been the company mantra. In those early days, Helmut Gossler, also a founder of BDI and former Vogel & Noot technician who helped groom Hammer on the technical side of the business; Michael Koncar, the founder of longtime BDI partner company VTU; and Martin Mittelbach of the University of Graz, considered by many to be the godfather of biodiesel; were brought in to foster this mission of building from the ground up an industry whose future would, unbeknownst to them at the time, come more and more to rely on this slogan—from waste to value. “During their first management meeting in the mid-’90s, they already committed to sustainability, and to focus on wastebased feedstocks for biodiesel,” Riedl says. “It was a great milestone, such a commitment to the worst of the worst waste materials.” The basic elements of BDI’s multifeedstock technology include physical and chemical feedstock pretreatment; acid esterification; a two-step, potassium-based alkaline transesterification; washing; distillation; and, of course, an optimized PCS—the brains of the system upon which all those decades of data are enacted. Naturally, every plant is unique in one way or another, depending on the customer’s requirements, but they all—for the most part—share those basic tenants. “For example,” says Riedl, illustrating how each plant design can be unique despite having a base model to reference, “we’ve developed seven different esterification processes. Some customers want continuous vs. batch processing. Others don’t want to use sulfuric acid.” Each iteration is a technological accomplishment, with these advancements eventually culminating in RepCat. “This has big advantages because it is a fully continuous process, and more impor-

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Inside the Amsterdam plant, BDI’s reference multifeedstock facility built 10 years ago. PHOTO: BDI-BIOENERGY INTERNATIONAL

tantly, it uses no settling processes,” Riedl says. “Due to this, we can produce biodiesel and glycerin in the same line.” The intermingled biodiesel and glycerin are run through distillation and, afterwards, the distilled products separate much easier due to the binding interlayers between the products being stripped and left in the column bottoms. “After distillation, they separate with no problem,” Riedl says. While times change and Biodiesel Amsterdam is now owned by U.K.-based Argent Energy, BDI continues to innovate. A patent is soon expected to be granted on a technique to either improve existing distillation systems or implement new units to drastically reduce sulfur from low-quality greases to 10 ppm. Early on, during development of its multifeedstock technology, Riedl says some of the big companies using virgin oils for biodiesel laughed at the idea of using waste. “Afterwards,” she says, “as our design became established and we could show new customers our latest facilities and how they were working, selling the idea became much easier. But in the beginning, it was hard work. Such reference plants are our most important tool for selling.” One important part of the company’s success, Riedl says, is a stable staff of committed employees. “The average length of employment for our staff is greater than 10 years,” Riedl says. “The longest is more than 20 years. Also, we are a big company, but we are still small enough to be flexible. The phrase, ‘That doesn’t work’—this does not exist in our vocabulary.”


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SPOTLIGHT VFT Surface area is critical for fast, complete chemical reactions. When novel fiber reactor technology to drastically increase surface area is combined with that same approach to pretreat feedstock in a small, skid-mounted unit, the outcome is a remarkable new approach to biodiesel manufacturing. Add a midstream water-wash step and the result is Visionary Fiber Technologies Inc.’s Fiber Reactor Technology. The idea was initially developed by a retired professor from Texas State University to investigate how the mass transfer characteristics of transesterification could be enhanced by greater surface area. The concept is to pack thousands of hair-width strands of stainlesssteel fibers in a reactor to create thin ribbons of interstitial space within which reaction occurs. VFT, through its affiliates, now owns this patent portfolio and has global rights for commercializing this technology. Andrew Horvath, VFT’s chief operating officer, says the first step is to flood the fiber reactor separator with water, alcohol and caustic. “A reservoir of this aqueous solution is on top of the reactor, so the tips of the fibers are always wetted,” he says. “From underneath we inject the organic phase.” Surface tension binds the aqueous solution to the fibers as oil pushes

the fluid through the interstitial space, Horvath explains. “As the oil moves down, neutralization of the free fatty acids (FFA) occurs, turning them into soap,” he says. “The soap migrates to the bottom with the aqueous phase.” This step can reduce FFA content of distillers corn oil (DCO) from 15 percent to less than 0.5 percent. After FFA removal, the oil is sent to the second reactor for water-washing. The clean oil now flows into the third reactor for transesterification via VFT’s technology. Horvath says VFT’s skids are perfect for ethanol producers seeking to co-locate biodiesel production on-site. One reason is the ability to use ethanol instead of methanol in transesterification. “When other technologies use ethanol, it creates more problems than solutions,” Horvath says. “The physics in our technology allows producers to leverage what ethanol can do for them.” Ethanol plants have mole sieves, evaporation and distillation systems to break the azeotrope and recover water-free ethanol from product streams. Unlike others wishing to use ethanol for biodiesel manufacturing, ethanol producers can avoid tax implications with denaturant-free ethanol since it’s made on-site. Furthermore, the footprint is small: One skid is 5’x5’x10’. Three of these in a series are estimated to produce 5 MMgy or more of biodiesel from DCO, also produced on-site. In addition, the ca-

rotenoid-rich FFA stream stripped from the DCO feedstock can be added to the distillers grains for a Peering inside VFT’s reactor nutrient-rich, PHOTO: VISIONARY FIBER TECHNOLOGIES INC. higher-priced variety. Fuel performance of fatty acid ethyl esters (FAEE) is better than fatty acid methyl esters, Horvath says. “It has higher cetane, better cold flow and pourability characteristics,” he says. In addition, VFT’s biodiesel production skids have inherently low capex costs, ranging from 50 cents to $2 per gallon installed capacity depending on size and existing infrastructure, Horvath says, adding that the lowtemperature, low-pressure process employs little energy—meaning lower variable production costs. Finally, he says FAEE produced via VFT’s skids have a low carbon-intensity score, which producers can parlay into cash in markets like California. VFT has been working closely with industry players and has high hopes for deploying its technology in biodiesel production. “Its application in the biodiesel industry, specifically with ethanol plants becoming true biorefineries, is a beautiful thing,” Horvath says.

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SPOTLIGHT SI Group As new biodiesel processes and feedstocks are commercialized, the resulting fuels must be coupled with the right additive chemistries for optimal performance. Enter SI Group. Acquired by SK Capital Partners and combined with Addivant in 2018, the new SI Group brings more than 100 years of excellence in manufacturing, intelligent expansion and global security of supply. Headquartered in Schenectady, New York, SI Group operates more than 30 manufacturing facilities on five continents with approximately $2 billion in annual sales and more than 3,000 employees. SI Group’s Ethanox brand of antioxidant stabilizers have been in the market for 40 years. “We offer a wide array of chemical types and mixtures thereof to address the necessary performance,” says Kyle Elgert, senior marketing and new business development manager for SI Group’s fuels and lubricant additives division. “Biodiesel is unique. There’s no one catalyst, process or feedstock used, so fuel properties and performance attributes differ. We offer a variety of antioxidants under the Ethanox brand, from generic, broad-reaching products that work on a number of biodiesels and

blends to more tailor-made options for treating a specific type of biodiesel.” Oxidation impacts fuel stability, and this destabilization causes gum and deposit formation in fuel, harming storage and performance capabilities. “All fuel types are susceptible to oxidation,” Elgert says, “but biodiesel is particularly prone due to its chemical makeup. If left untreated, these deposits can impact how the fuel is meant to perform in an engine, often resulting in increased emissions and decreased fuel economy.” SI Group’s Ethanox antioxidants are designed to meet and exceed these challenges. As biodiesel oxidizes, free-radical peroxides form. “These peroxides can lead to deposit formation disrupting engine operability or they can cause issues inside of storage tanks,” Elgert says. “Antioxidants are designed to bind to the free radicals mitigating the effects early in the process before they cause widespread issues. It’s important to select an antioxidant capable of responding quickly and effectively before a situation arises. For a proactive approach, maintenance dosage of antioxidants ensures the fuel will be capable of performing as expected.” SI Group works with its customers on a variety of fronts, from product testing to iden-

tifying performance outputs they seek to gain for the markets they are in— domestically or internationally. “We take the right chemistries in our portfolio and meet the tailored needs of our customers,” Elgert says. Elgert With its full suite of Ethanox-brand antioxidants, one might think SI Group could rest on its laurels—but this isn’t the case. “Our scientists are continuing to ensure our chemistry is the latest and greatest for an ever-changing fuel slate,” Elgert says. “SI Group remains enthusiastic in our mission to come out with next-generation antioxidants to do more and go further.” This enthusiasm, however, is not tied solely to antioxidants. “SI Group anticipates a full suite of performance chemicals to handle the opportunities that an evolving fuel slate and biofuels markets offer,” Elgert says. “We’ve been in the market for a number of years and we’re hungry to grow, and to understand the challenges this industry faces,” Elgert adds. “We look forward to working with individuals to combat those challenges.”

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SPOTLIGHT Biodiesel Production Technology Summit A new conference dedicated to biodiesel and renewable diesel processing, the Biodiesel Production Technology Summit, will take place in Minneapolis June 15-17, 2020. Organized by BBI International and produced by Biodiesel Magazine, the event is a new forum designed for biodiesel and renewable diesel producers to learn about cutting-edge process technologies, new techniques and equipment to optimize existing production, and efficiencies to save money while increasing throughput and fuel quality. The Biodiesel Production Technology Summit will feature premium content from technology providers, equipment vendors, consultants, engineers and producers to advance discussion while fostering an environment of collaboration and networking through captivating presentations and fruitful conversation, all with a single purpose—to further the biomassbased diesel sector beyond its current limitations. From frontend pretreatment to backend quality measures and everything in between, this premiere event covers the technology gamut, leaving producers with practical solutions to their needs. Presentations and discussions will focus on key areas of biodiesel and renewable diesel production, such as: • Plant Upgrades • Optimization (Debottlenecking & Efficiency Improvements) • Retrofits • Pretreatment (Esterification, Feedstock Cleaning, Dewaxing, Degumming, Fatty Acid Stripping, Filtration, Centrifuging, Etc.) • Processing Equipment (Pumps, Valves, Tanks, Reactors, Filters, Boilers, Heat Exchangers, Centrifuges, Instrumentation, Etc.) • Process Technologies—Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel • Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Catalysts (Acid, Base, Enzyme, Fixed-bed, Solid, Heterogeneous, Homogeneous, Regenerative, Recyclable, Metal, Hydrotreating, Etc.) • Plant Automation & Process Control Systems • Process Analysis 34

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• Posttreatment (Fuel Washing, Polishing, Filtration, Centrifuging, Distillation, Methanol Recovery, Neutralization, Soap-splitting, CSFT, HVO Isomerization, Etc.) • Adsorbents & Resins • Fuel Quality Analysis • Plant Services (Engineering, Consulting, Cleaning, Maintenance, Etc.) • Glycerin Upscaling Technologies • Biodiesel Upscaling to Alternative, Non-fuel Products • Project Development—Biodiesel • Project Development—Renewable Diesel • Design/Build Innovations • And more For more than 15 years, Biodiesel Magazine has diligently covered the evolving biodiesel industry. From the early days of soybean oilcentric conversions to the introduction of multifeedstock approaches, new quality controls, advanced process technologies, optimization techniques and the proliferation of renewable diesel production, Biodiesel Magazine was there. Now, the industry-leading trade publication is tapping into its extensive background in this market and the relationships it has developed to produce the Biodiesel Production Technology Summit, a valuable experience for stakeholders in the biomass-based diesel space. “This has long been a dream of mine— to develop, organize and produce an event focused on biodiesel and renewable diesel process technologies and production,” says Ron Kotrba, editor of Biodiesel Magazine and program director for the Biodiesel Production Technology Summit. “So many different, fascinating techniques exist to produce biodiesel, along with a number of different approaches to produce more efficiently and cost-effectively. And with the relatively recent expansion of renewable diesel production domestically and

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internationally, it will be great to invite these producers, some of which are also biodiesel manufacturers, and technology providers into the discussion because our goal is all the same—to make biomass-based diesel mainstream so society can benefit from all it offers.” Last January, Kotrba, who has been writing for Biodiesel Magazine since 2005 and editing the publication for more than 10 years, won the National Biodiesel Board’s “Eye on Biodiesel” Influence award. John Nelson, vice president of marketing and sales for BBI International, says given the political uncertainty surrounding the Renewable Fuel Standard and biodiesel tax credit, timing could not be more appropriate for a new conference that focuses on low-cost biomassbased diesel production and efficiency. “In a business where pennies per gallon can mean the difference between success and failure, we think people want to hear about ways to make their fuel better and cheaper,” Nelson says. Co-located with the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo, the Biodiesel Production Technology Summit conveniently harnesses the full potential of the integrated biofuels industries while providing focus on processing methods with tangible results for biomass-based diesel producers. The three-day slate of co-located events in Minneapolis will be the world’s largest gathering of biofuel producers. Registration for the Biodiesel Production Technology Summit is free of charge for all employees of biodiesel and renewable diesel production facilities, from operators and maintenance personnel to board members, executives and owners. Presentation ideas are being accepted now through Feb. 14. To submit an abstract, visit www.BiodieselTechnologySummit.com.


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Biodiesel Magazine highlights industry changes as discovered during the 2020 U.S. & Canada Biodiesel Plant Map data collection efforts BY RON KOTRBA

Maintaining and updating a project such as Biodiesel Magazine’s U.S. & Canada Biodiesel Plant Map is no small feat. It requires untold hours of research, communication and an unwaver-

ing commitment to stay on top of changes in the industry throughout the year. For the 2020 iteration, Biodiesel Magazine made more than 100 phone calls in October alone, sent countless emails and performed hours of research to obtain the latest information on the state of the industry through its myriad individual projects. Naturally, one recurring theme that kept rearing its ugly head was the toll that the lack of the $1 per gallon federal biodiesel tax credit, which expired at the end of 2017, and the U.S. EPA’s small refinery exemptions were having on the industry. Many producers had already announced plant closures, including three of World Energy’s sites in Georgia, Mississippi and Pennsylvania; Renewable Energy Group’s New Boston, Texas, plant; two of W2Fuel’s facilities in Michigan and Iowa; Duonix (the Beatrice, Nebraska-based joint venture between Flint Hills Resources and Benefuel); and later, after our map efforts for the year had concluded, Integrity Biofuels in Indiana. Others yet, like American GreenFuels in New Haven, Connecticut, owned by Kolmar Americas, publicly announced significant cutbacks to production. There were numerous producers Biodiesel Magazine spoke with that were on the verge of idling production, many of which had already made the tough decision to begin manufacturing at only a fraction of their capacity, due to the ongoing policy issues facing the biodiesel industry. Years ago, Biodiesel Magazine made the conscious decision not to list whether a biodiesel plant was producing or idled, or at what level of production they were achieving if, indeed, they were producing at any given time. Due to the fickle nature of this industry, and the historic tie between production levels and federal policies such as the tax credit and Renewable Fuel Standard volumes, it was thought best to only list installed capacities—what a plant www.BiodieselMagazine.com

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INDUSTRY could produce given the right market signals— at existing assets and those under construction or expansion. Thus, unless the companies that own these known, idled assets divest themselves of these facilities, they will continue to be listed on the plant map. After all, like Roy Strom, president and CEO of W2Fuel told Biodiesel Magazine in late September, “We are preparing everything to be mothballed for at least several months. We are protecting our reputation by doing this the right way, so if market conditions change, we can restart operations quickly. Our hope is the market will come back to equilibrium, making it viable for us to operate again. We don’t plan to sell—we’ve already made significant investments in our assets.” Strom says he doesn’t have a Plan B. And the same is true for many other producers.

tion told Biodiesel Magazine that its capacity has been increased from 5 to 7.5 MMgy and SME Dublin should be online in the first quarter of this year. The plant will solely process brown grease, Mathis said. Kolmar Americas also has an added plant on this year’s map. The company quietly took over the old Endicott Biofuels site in Port Arthur, Texas, and can produce 25 MMgy of biodiesel from palm fatty acid distillate. In October, Paul Teta, vice president of government and public affairs for Kolmar Americas, said American GreenFuels-Texas was running at 50 percent capacity and would shut down at the end of December if no certainty on the tax credit was provided. White Mountain Biodiesel in Haverhill, New Hampshire, changed ownership but its entry on the map hasn’t changed. “The White Mountain plant has been purchased by Renewable Fuels by Peterson LLC,” Howard Peterson told Biodiesel Magazine. “RFP has a sole member, which is Peterson’s Oil Service Inc. of Worcester, Massachusetts. The plant is currently in production and is manufacturing biodiesel used for thermal energy in Massachusetts homes. All of the product is produced from feedstocks qualified under the Massachusetts APS credit program and blended with petroleum-based heating fuel. We currently are permitted under Title V and from the State of New Hampshire to produce 6.5 MMgy. The EIA rates the plant at 4 MMgy and will raise the rating when we exceed 4 MMgy in production. We are currently producing 3 to 3.5 MMgy. Our current focus is to finetune the production process and then ramp up to higher volumes. We still manufacture under ... the White Mountain name.” Delek Renewables added a third biodiesel plant to its repertoire, in addition to its two production facilities in Texas and Arkansas. According to sources at the plant, Delek acquired the 7.5 MMgy JNS Biofuels plant in New Albany, Mississippi, and renamed it Delek Renewables-New Albany. Gold Coast Refining, a 40 MMgy plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has rebranded as GC Lipids. General Manager Mark Mauss said the plant is producing methyl esters but not biodiesel fuel currently. He added this could change, however, if the tax credit comes back. In May, High Plains Bioenergy, a division of Seaboard Foods, rebranded and subsequently changed the names of its two biodiesel plants in Missouri and Oklahoma. The 30 MMgy enzymatic biodiesel production facility in St. Joseph, Missouri, formerly owned by Blue Sun Biodiesel, which High Plains Energy acquired in 2016, has changed names from HPB-St. Joe

US Biodiesel In mid-October, during the height of the 2020 map’s data collection efforts, Biodiesel Magazine learned that Cargill’s 60 MMgy project in Wichita, Kansas, had been completed and was online. A company spokesperson said the plant was operating at capacity in October after opening in July. Plans for the $90 million project were first announced in September 2017. The new biodiesel facility is located next to Cargill’s oilseed processing plant and replaced an existing soybean oil refinery. Air Liquide Engineering & Construction was contracted for engineering, having already built six biodiesel plants for Cargill around the world using its Lurgi biodiesel process technology. Another project flipped the switch from under construction/expansion to existing as Green Biofuels Miami, a 7 MMgy plant in south Florida, became operational. In July 2018, Fabio Santos, engineer and CEO, advised that the company was working to expand capacity from 4 to 7 MMgy. A year later, this past summer, Santos said the facility had started up and begun regular operations. SJV Biodiesel in Pixley, California, a 5 MMgy supercritical plant co-located next to the Calgren Renewable Fuels ethanol refinery, was completed in 2019. Renewable Process Solutions designed and built the project. Lyle Schlyer, president of Calgren, said the plant was in operation long enough to discover that it needed additional equipment for post-distillation filtering to get the acid number down. “About the same time, there was a failure with both of our vacuum pumps, so we had to replace them,” he said. “We’re going to install them and restart the plant [early this year].” SME Dublin in Georgia is also nearing completion. Frankie Mathis of Tactical FabricaBIODIESEL MAGAZINE 2020 WINTER EDITION 38 l

Biodiesel to Seaboard Energy Missouri LLC. The company’s biodiesel plant in Guymon, Oklahoma, has changed names from High Plains Bioenergy LLC to Seaboard Energy Oklahoma LLC. While the plant has historically featured a nameplate capacity of 30 MMgy, Mel Davis, Seaboard Foods vice president of bioenergy, told Biodiesel Magazine in May the facility has gradually increased its capacity to 45 MMgy over the past few years through a series of debottlenecking efforts. A new 60 MMgy project was added to the list this year under the name Tara Industries. According to William Johnson, vice president, the project is located in Tina, Missouri, and plans to use soy oil and animal fats. Biodiesel Magazine will continue to follow its development. Crimson Renewable Energy’s expansion project from 24 to 36 MMgy being performed by Austria-based BDI-BioEnergy International continues to make progress. The new plant will feature RepCat technology, a patented biodiesel production system for low-quality feedstock with high free fatty acids (FFA) that employs a recyclable catalyst. BDI says the process technology’s low-cost, recyclable catalyst bypasses complex treatment of glycerin, providing a high-purity coproduct and relatively low operating costs. Furthermore, the technology is extremely feedstock-flexible, allowing efficient processing of waste oils and fats of different kinds and origin. Tyson Keever of SeQuential, which was acquired by Crimson in 2018, said the Bakersfield expansion is well-underway. “We are producing around 2 million gallons per month there and we are hoping to add another million per month [in 2020] when the expansion is complete.” The expansion project was first announced in late 2017. BDI introduced the technology 12 years ago and the Crimson installation is a first of its kind in the U.S. Jennifer Case, co-founder of San Diegobased New Leaf Biofuels, said the expansion project to more than double capacity from 5 to 12 MMgy at her plant is ongoing. “We hope to be commissioning the new plant equipment by June,” she said. After our 2019 map efforts concluded, Hero BX had acquired the former Clinton County Biodiesel facility in Clinton, Iowa. Hero BX purchased the assets from Tenaska Commodities LLC in late September 2018. Hero BX Iowa is operating, “although at drastically reduced rates,” said Chris Peterson, Hero BX president, in early October. “It is a 10 MMgy multifeedstock plant and will be ramped up as soon as economics warrant. Things are difficult, as you can imagine, but we are fortunate compared to others in the industry. We are strug-


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of Las Vegas in Nevada, at 100 MMgy. The other is near Reno, Nevada, and is scaled at 50 MMgy. Marathon Petroleum is also well underway with Phase 2 of its renewable diesel project in Dickinson, North Dakota. Phase 1 was coprocessing vegetable oils with crude oil feedstock, but Phase 2 is complete conversion of the oil refinery to produce renewable diesel at a scale of 184 MMgy. According to Ron Day with the refinery, full conversion is expected to be complete by late 2020. In late October 2018, World Energy announced a $350 million expansion project at Paramount over the next two years, to complete conversion of this former oil refinery to produce more than six times the volume of renewable fuels the 40 MMgy renewable diesel and biojet plant could previously produce. The plan is to produce 300 MMgy of renewable diesel, biojet fuel, green gasoline and renewable propane. â&#x20AC;&#x153;California has in many ways become like a separate country,â&#x20AC;? Gene Gebolys, founder of World Energy, told Biodiesel Magazine this fall. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The LCFS program is strong and getting stronger. We have the only renewable diesel and [biojet] facility in the state. We are full steam ahead on that project. If anybody ever wondered whether strong, consistent public policy really leads to investment, our Los Angeles project certainly answers that question.â&#x20AC;? All told, nearly 1 billion additional gallons of renewable diesel capacity growth is under construction in the U.S. (see chart) year over year. There are many more proposed renewable diesel projects in development, and the 2021 map is sure to reflect this. Author: Ron Kotrba Editor, Biodiesel Magazine 218-745-8347 rkotrba@bbiinternational.com

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MAKING BIODIESEL PROFITABLE

WITHOUT TAX CREDITS?

Many U.S. biodiesel producers have faced financial challenges due to absence of the blenders tax credit, but a novel process can be retrofitted into existing facilities and improve economics by up to $1.30 a gallon, eliminating reliance on the incentive BY ETIENNE STURM

Until recently, there have been four families of biofuels technologies related to diesel substitutes.

Conventional biodiesel. Transesterification of oil with sodium methylate represents 80 percent of the installed capacity in the U.S. The process features low capital expenditure (approximately $1 to $1.5/gallon) but requires the use of high-quality, low free fatty acid (FFA) feedstocks such as refined vegetable oils. The feedstock requirements for this process makes these producers reliant on federal tax credits like the blenders tax credit (BTC) to support the production economics. Acid/base technology. This represents an evolution of the conventional transesterification process and includes a re-esterification step to remove FFA from feedstock. This approach can process waste feedstocks with high FFA levels but requires an expensive pretreatment step. Producers who invest in this pretreatment step can process waste oils and obtain a lower carbon-intensity (CI) score when selling fuel into California under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard. Renewable diesel. Produced through hydrotreating fats and oils, renewable diesel has caught a wave of investment in the U.S. and is the technology behind a majority of announced U.S. renewable fuel project capacity growth. Renewable diesel producers have the advantage of being able to process waste feedstocks and to manufacture drop-

Inventure Renewables installed its Mixed Super Critical Fluid biodiesel process technology at a Wilmar International Ltd. processing plant in Jiangsu province, China. In October 2019 Air Liquide became exclusive licensor of the Inventure process. PHOTO: INVENTURE RENEWABLES

in diesel and jet fuel. Like biodiesel producers, they can generate higher LCFS credits through the use of waste feedstocks. Despite its advantages, renewable diesel is typically only economical if implemented through a refinery retrofit or applied at large scale for greenfield projects, due to the high capital costs compared to conventional biodiesel. Solid state or enzymatic catalysts. These technologies have a very small market footprint with only a few small plants in operation. They can also accept various feedstocks, but the high cost of the enzymes or the difficulties to purify the product downstream may be some of the challenges with this route.

Air Liquide Portfolio Air Liquide Engineering & Construction is active in each of these areas, with an extensive product portfolio in oleochemicals. Air Liquide is a leader in biodiesel plant design and has built more than 75 plants using its trademarked Lurgi biodiesel technology, including a recently completed 60 MMgy biodiesel plant in Wichita, Kansas, in 2019. Air Liquideâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s involvement in renewable diesel projects stems from its core business in the production and sale of hydrogen and its unique oil-splitting pretreatment technology. This patented technology combines ultra-degumming and bleaching with oil

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splitting to remove glycerin before the hydrogenation reactor. This oil-splitting step translates to increased production capacity, no propane byproduct, and lower hydrogen and utilities consumption, which ultimately further reduces the CI of the fuel. Air Liquide’s engagement in biodiesel technologies has made it well-positioned to understand the advantages and shortcomings of each of these approaches, whether that be the high capex requirements of renewable diesel or the high operational costs associated with conventional biodiesel production. The most important concern is always how to best serve the more than 100 existing biodiesel facilities throughout the country, many of which are using Air Liquide’s Lurgi biodiesel technology. Without federal tax credits, many of these facilities have struggled commercially for the past two years.

With this experience and following discussions with a wide range of customers, Air Liquide identified the market need for a new approach that would feature low capital expenditure; retrofit ability for existing biodiesel plants; feedstock flexibility to allow use of low-quality, low-cost feedstocks; and, most importantly, the ability to be profitable even without tax credits. Inventure Renewables Having identified this market need, Air Liquide’s path crossed with Inventure Renewables, a technology company with an impressive track record of innovation and recently commercialized technologies. One of them is a novel transesterification technology based on supercritical reaction without catalyst. This innovative biodiesel technology aligned perfectly with Air Liquide’s analysis of the market need. For Inventure, Air Liquide represented a strong partner with a global presence and the experience to commercialize, design and fabricate projects at scale. Both companies began collaborating in early 2019 and this resulted in a long-term partnership agreement in October making Air Liquide exclusive licensor of the Inventure process.

This technology can process the least-expensive, lowest-cost waste oils and fats to produce distilled biodiesel and premium glycerin. The technology has been in commercial operation since 2017 and is a simple retrofit for existing transesterification facilities.

Retrofit of a 30 MMgy Biodiesel Plant • Capex: $30 million* • Utilities: $2.5 million/year • Operators Two per Shift • Feedstock & Methanol: See Flow Diagram Below *Order of magnitude. Actual capex will depend on degree of retrofitting required.

This truly represents a game-changing process for the U.S. market, combining the advantages of existing technologies, but without any of the disadvantages. It can process any feedstock, including crude or refined vegetable oil, distillers corn oil, used cooking oil, acid oil, tallow, yellow grease and more with minimal cleaning required. Capex is similar to conventional biodiesel (around $1 to $1.5/gallon) and is considerably lower than renewable diesel’s capex. Conversion costs are lower than any biofuel technology. All in, it adds up to a payback period of less than one year. The technology improves the economics of existing plants significantly, providing a 56-cent/gallon feedstock advantage and 74-cent/gallon LCFS credit advantage, totaling $1.30/gallon. Finally, and importantly, the Inventure process can be retrofitted into existing biodiesel facilities, as some of the front and backend equipment can be reused. Not only can this process fill a previously unoccupied niche in the biodiesel market, but it may be the only way some existing producers can survive long-term—without federal tax credits. Therefore, it has tremendous potential in the U.S. market. Author: Etienne Sturm Business Development Director Air Liquide Engineering & Construction 713-624-8970 etienne.sturm@airliquide.com inventure@airliquide.com

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Associations/Organizations

10

Lobbyist

16

Heat Exchangers

21

Lease Financing

24

Biodiesel Production

10

Personnel Recruiting

16

Heaters-Heat Transfer Fluid

21

Lender Representatives

24

Existing Producers

10

Plant Optimization

16

Heaters-Thermal Fluid

21

Mergers & Acquisitions

25

Future Producers

11

Project Development

18

Instrumentation

21

Government

25

Chemicals & Additives

12

Quality Assurance-BQ-9000

18

Insulators

22

Legal Services

25

Additives

12

Regulatory

18

Laboratory-Equipment

22

Marketing

25

Additives-Antioxidants

12

Risk Management

18

Liners

22

Auctions

25

Additives-Cold Flow Improvement

12

Site Selection

18

Loading Equipment

22

Biodiesel

25

Additives-Dyes

12

Education

18

Meters

22

Coproducts-Other

25

Adsorbents

12

Employment

18

Methanol Recovery Systems

22

Glycerin

25

Catalysts-Acids

12

Engineering

19

Mixers

22

Marketing Data

26

Catalysts-Bases

12

3D Modeling

19

Parts & Services

22

Software

26

Catalysts-Solids

12

Chemical

19

Process Control

22

Media

26

CIP

13

Control Systems

19

Pumps

22

Other

26

Foam Control

13

Design/Build

19

Reactors-Batch

22

Publications

26

Fuel Cleaning Addives

13

Electrical

19

Reactors-Cavitation

22

Websites

26

Industrial Gases

13

Environmental

19

Sensors

22

Process Technology

26

Water Treatment

13

Mechanical

19

Separation Equipment

23

Biodiesel

26

Cleaning

14

Process Design

19

Separators

23

Biorefining

27

Emergency Spill Response

14

Structural

19

Steam-Traps

23

Esterification

27

Heat Exchanger

14

Equipment

20

Storage

23

Modular Systems

27

Hydro-Blasting

14

Air Pollution/Odor Control

20

Tanks-Feedstock

23

Renewable Diesel

27

Tank Cleaning Equipment

14

Algae Photo Bioreactors

20

Tanks-Pressure Vessels

23

Retrofit

27

Tank Cleaning Systems

14

Analytical Instruments

20

Truck Receiving/Dumpers

23

Turnkey Systems

27

Conferences/Trade Shows & Meetings

14

Blowers & Fans

20

Valves

23

Research & Development

27

Construction

14

Boiler Systems

20

Water Treatment

23

Retail Stations

27

Electrical

14

Centrifuges

20

Feedstock

23

Blending Equipment

27

Management

14

Control Systems

20

Animal Fats

23

Environmental Remediation

27

Plant Construction

14

Control Systems-Distributed

20

Brokering

23

Fuel Tanks

27

Tanks

14

Cooling Towers

20

Collection

23

Signage

27

Consulting

16

Custody Transfer Systems

20

Oils-Seed

23

Services

28

Advertising

16

Distillation Equipment

20

Procurement

23

Boiler Service & Repair

28

Biochemical Concept Development

16

Dust Control Systems

20

Recycled Fats & Oils

24

Laboratory-Testing Services

28

Business Plans

16

Emission Monitoring Systems

20

Transport

24

RFS Registration

28

Energy

16

Evaporators

20

Finance

24

Transportation

28

Environmental

16

Expansion Joints

20

Accounting

24

Marine

28

Feasibility Studies

16

Expellers

21

Appraisals

24

Rail

28

Fleets

16

Filters

21

Due Diligence

24

Railcar Gate Openers

28

Information Technology

16

Filtration Equipment

21

Equity Procurement

24

Terminals & DSP

28

Trucking-Tankers

28

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Color Key: Existing Biodiesel Plants | Under Construction Biodiesel Plants

Source: Biodiesel Magazine / BBI International

NOTE: Existing includes operational and temporarily idled or closed facilities due to market conditions affected by political uncertainty. If a company announced closure of a plant but retains ownership of the asset, it may continue to be listed as existing until the owner divests itself of the asset. Under construction includes expansion, retrofit and greenfield projects. In the case of expansion projects, the existing, operable capacity is included in the volume listed as under construction. If you would like to add your plant or have any questions or comments, please send an email to Ron Kotrba, editor of Biodiesel Magazine, at rkotrba@bbiinternational.com. PLANT MAP DATA AS OF OCT. 28, 2019

U.S. Biodiesel Plants #

Plant Name

City

State

Capacity (MMgy) Feedstock

1

Adkins Energy Biodiesel

Lena

IL

2

2

Ag Processing Inc. - Algona

Algona

IA

3

Ag Processing Inc. - Sergeant Bluff

Sergeant Bluff

4

Ag Processing Inc. - St. Joseph

St. Joseph

5

Agron Bioenergy

6 7

Plant Status

Distillers Corn Oil

Existing

60

Soy Oil

Existing

IA

60

Soy Oil

Existing

MO

30

Soy Oil

Existing

Watsonville

CA

15

Multifeedstock

Existing

Alaska Green Waste Solutions Inc.

Anchorage

AK

0.3

Used Cooking Oil

Existing

American GreenFuels LLC

New Haven

CT

40

Used Cooking Oil, Animal Fats

Existing

8

American GreenFuels - Texas

Port Arthur

TX

25

Palm Fatty Acid Distillates

Existing

9

Archer Daniels Midland Co. - Velva

Velva

ND

75

Canola Oil

Existing

10

Bioenergy Development Group

Memphis

TN

40

Multifeedstock

Existing

11

BioVantage Fuels LLC

Belvidere

IL

5

Virgin and Waste Oils

Existing

12

Blue Ridge Biofuels LLC

Newton

NC

4

Used Cooking Oil

Existing

13

Buster Biofuels

Escondido

CA

5

Used Cooking Oil

Existing

14

Cape Cod Biofuels

Sandwich

MA

1.2

Used Cooking Oil

Existing

15

Cargill Inc. - Iowa Falls

Iowa Falls

IA

56

Soy Oil

Existing

16

Cargill Inc. - Wichita

Wichita

KS

60

Soy Oil

Existing

17

CHS - Patriot Fuels Biodiesel

Annawan

IL

5

Distillers Corn Oil

Existing

18

Cincinnati Renewable Fuels LLC

Cincinnati

OH

70

Soy Oil

Existing

19

Community Fuels

Stockton

CA

22.5

Multifeedstock

Existing

20

Crimson Renewable Energy LP

Bakersfield

CA

36

Multifeedstock

Under Construction

21

Deerfield Energy LLC

Deerfield

MO

50

Soy Oil

Existing

22

Delek Renewables - Cleburne

Cleburne

TX

12

Multifeedstock

Existing

23

Delek Renewables - Crossett

Crossett

AR

15

Multifeedstock

Existing

24

Delek Renewables - New Albany

New Albany

MS

7.5

Soy Oil

Existing

25

Down to Earth Energy

Monroe

GA

2

Multifeedstock

Existing

26

Duonix LLC

Beatrice

NE

50

Multifeedstock

Existing

27

Eberle Biodiesel

Liverpool

TX

0.3

Waste Vegetable Oil

Existing

28

Enviro-Brite Solutions Inc.

Oscoda

MI

0.15

Waste Vegetable Oil

Existing

29

Ever Cat Fuels LLC

Isanti

MN

3

Multifeedstock

Existing

30

Fuel: Bio One LLC

Elizabeth

NJ

25

Multifeedstock

Existing

31

FutureFuel Chemical Company

Batesville

AR

60

Multifeedstock

Existing

32

GC Lipids

Chattanooga

TN

40

Multifeedstock

Existing

33

GEB3

Warrenville

SC

40

Multifeedstock

Existing

34

General Biodiesel Northwest

Seattle

WA

10

Multifeedstock

Existing

35

Genuine Bio-Fuel Inc.

Indiantown

FL

9.2

Waste Vegetable Oil, Tallow

Existing

36

Genuine Bio-Fuel of New Jersey

Lincoln Park

NJ

5.5

Waste Vegetable Oil

Under Construction

37

GeoGreen Biofuels Inc.

Vernon

CA

3

Used Cooking Oil

Existing

38

Green Biofuels Miami LLC

Miami

FL

7

Used Cooking Oil

Existing

39

Green Energy Biofuel

Winnsboro

SC

0.3

Multifeedstock

Existing

40

Griffin Industries Inc.

Butler

KY

2

Used Cooking Oil

Existing

41

GTBE Production

Houston

TX

1.2

Waste Glycerin, Palm Waste

Existing

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Color Key: Existing Biodiesel Plants | Under Construction Biodiesel Plants

#

Plant Name

City

State

Capacity (MMgy) Feedstock

Plant Status

42

Hero BX

Erie

PA

50

Multifeedstock

Existing

43

Hero BX Alabama LLC

Moundville

AL

20

Multifeedstock

Existing

44

Hero BX Illinois

South Roxana

IL

20

Multifeedstock

Under Construction

45

Hero BX Iowa

Clinton

IA

10

Multifeedstock

Existing

46

Imperial Western Products Inc.

Coachella

CA

10.5

Multifeedstock

Existing

47

Incobrasa Industries Ltd.

Gilman

IL

32

Soy Oil

Existing

48

Integrity Biofuels LLC

Morristown

IN

6.42

Multifeedstock

Existing

49

Iowa Renewable Energy LLC

Washington

IA

36

Multifeedstock

Existing

50

Kelley Green Biofuel

Goshen

KY

0.1

Waste Vegetable Oil

Existing

51

Lakeview Biodiesel LLC

Moberly

MO

10

Multifeedstock

Existing

52

Louis Dreyfus Agricultural Industries LLC

Claypool

IN

90

Soy Oil

Existing

53

Loyola University Chicago

Chicago

IL

0.1

Used Cooking Oil

Existing

54

Maine Bio-Fuel Inc.

Portland

ME

1.5

Yellow Grease

Existing

55

Mason Biodiesel LLC

Westerly

RI

1.2

Multifeedstock

Existing

56

Mid America Agri Products/Wheatland LLC

Madrid

NE

1

Distillers Corn Oil

Existing

57

Mid-America Biofuels

Mexico

MO

50

Soy Oil

Existing

58

Minnesota Soybean Processors

Brewster

MN

30

Soy Oil

Existing

59

Natural Biodiesel Plant LLC

Hayti

MO

5

Multifeedstock

Existing

60

New Leaf Biofuel LLC

San Diego

CA

12

Yellow Grease

Under Construction

61

Newport Biodiesel Inc.

Newport

RI

8

Yellow Grease

Existing

62

Northeast Biodiesel LLC

Greenfield

MA

1.75

Yellow Grease

Existing

63

Omaha Biofuels Coop

Omaha

NE

0.025

Waste Vegetable Oil

Existing

64

Owensboro Grain Biodiesel LLC

Owensboro

KY

45

Soy Oil

Existing

65

Pacific Biodiesel

Kea`au

HI

5.5

Multifeedstock

Existing

66

Paseo-Cargill Energy LLC

Kansas City

MO

56

Soy Oil

Existing

67

RBF Port Neches LLC

Port Neches

TX

180

Multifeedstock

Existing

68

Reco Biodiesel LLC

Richmond

VA

3.6

Used Cooking Oil

Existing

69

REG Albert Lea LLC

Albert Lea

MN

30

High and Low FFA

Existing

70

REG Danville LLC

Danville

IL

45

High and Low FFA

Existing

71

REG Grays Harbor LLC

Hoquiam

WA

100

Low FFA

Existing

72

REG Houston LLC

Seabrook

TX

35

Low FFA

Existing

73

REG Madison LLC

DeForest

WI

20

High and Low FFA

Existing

74

REG Mason City LLC

Mason City

IA

30

High and Low FFA

Existing

75

REG New Boston LLC

New Boston

TX

15

High and Low FFA

Existing

76

REG Newton LLC

Newton

IA

30

High and Low FFA

Existing

77

REG Ralston LLC

Ralston

IA

30

Low FFA

Existing

78

REG Seneca LLC

Seneca

IL

60

High and Low FFA

Existing

79

Rio Valley Biofuels LLC

El Paso

TX

17

Multifeedstock

Existing

80

Scott Petroleum Corporation - Greenville

Greenville

MS

20

Multifeedstock

Existing

81

Seaboard Energy Missouri LLC

St. Joseph

MO

30

Multifeedstock

Existing

82

Seaboard Energy Oklahoma LLC

Guymon

OK

45

Animal Fats

Existing

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Color Key: Existing Biodiesel Plants | Under Construction Biodiesel Plants Capacity (MMgy) Feedstock

#

Plant Name

City

State

83

SeQuential

Salem

OR

17

84

Simple Fuels Biodiesel

Chilcoot

CA

85

SJV Biodiesel LLC

Pixley

86

SME Dublin LLC

87

Solfuels USA LLC

88

Plant Status

Used Cooking Oil

Existing

1

Yellow Grease

Existing

CA

5

Distillers Corn Oil

Existing

East Dublin

GA

7.5

Brown Grease

Under Construction

Helena

AR

40

Multifeedstock

Existing

Southeast Biodiesel LLC

North Charleston

SC

5

Multifeedstock

Existing

89

Stepan Co. - Joliet

Joliet

IL

21

Soy Oil

Existing

90

Sullens Biodiesel LLC

Morrison

TN

2

Used Cooking Oil

Existing

91

Tara Industries LLC

Tina

MO

60

Soy Oil, Animal Fats

Under Construction

92

Thumb BioEnergy LLC

Sandusky

MI

0.75

Used Cooking Oil

Existing

93

Triangle Biofuels Industries Inc.

Wilson

NC

5

Multifeedstock

Existing

94

Virginia Biodiesel Refinery LLC

West Point

VA

5

Multifeedstock

Existing

95

W2Fuel - Adrian

Adrian

MI

15

Soy Oil

Existing

96

W2Fuel - Crawfordsville

Crawfordsville

IA

10

Soy Oil

Existing

97

Walsh BioFuels LLC

Mauston

WI

5

Distillers Corn Oil

Existing

98

Western Dubuque Biodiesel LLC

Farley

IA

33

Multifeedstock

Existing

99

Western Iowa Energy LLC

Wall Lake

IA

45

Multifeedstock

Existing

100

White Mountain Biodiesel LLC

North Haverhill

NH

6.5

Multifeedstock

Existing

101

World Energy Estill

Estill

SC

40

Multifeedstock

Under Construction

102

World Energy Harrisburg

Camp Hill

PA

45

Multifeedstock

Existing

103

World Energy Houston

Galena Park

TX

90

Multifeedstock

Existing

104

World Energy Natchez

Natchez

MS

72

Vegetable Oil

Existing

105

World Energy Rome at U.S. Biofuels Inc.

Rome

GA

18

Multifeedstock

Existing

Total Capacity of Existing Plants

2,515.6

Total Capacity of Under Construction Plants

181*

*This figure includes roughly a combined 30 million gallons of existing, operable capacity under expansion at Crimson Renewable Energy and New Leaf Biofuel.

Canadian Biodiesel Plants Capacity (MMly) Feedstock

#

Plant Name

City

Province

106

Archer Daniels Midland Co. - Lloydminster

Lloydminster

AB

284

Canola Oil

Existing

107

Consolidated Biofuels Ltd.

Delta

BC

11.4

Used Cooking Oil

Existing

108

Cowichan Bio-Diesel Co-op

Duncan

BC

0.4

Waste Vegetable Oil

Existing

109

Innoltek Inc.

Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

QC

20

Multifeedstock

Existing

110

Invigor Bioenergy Corp.

Lethbridge

AB

81

Multifeedstock

Under Construction

111

Rothsay Biodiesel LLC

Ville Ste. Catherine

QC

45

Animal Fats, Yellow Grease

Existing

112

Verbio Diesel Canada Corp.

Welland

ON

170

Canola Oil, Soy Oil

Existing

113

World Energy Hamilton at Biox Canada Ltd.

Hamilton

ON

67

Multifeedstock

Existing

114

World Energy Sombra

Sombra

ON

45

Multifeedstock

Under Construction

Total Capacity of Existing Plants Total Capacity of Under Construction Plants

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597.8 126

Plant Status


Color Key: Existing Renewable Diesel Plants | Under Construction Renewable Diesel Plants

Renewable Diesel Plants #

Plant Name

City

State/ Providence

Capacity (MMgy) Feedstock

115

Cielo Waste Solutions - High River

High River

AB

2

116

Diamond Green Diesel

Norco

LA

117

East Kansas Agri-Energy LLC

Garnett

118

Marathon Petroleum Dickinson Refinery

Dickinson

119

REG Geismar LLC

120

Plant Status

Sawdust

Existing

675

Animal Fats, Used Cooking Oil

Under Construction

KS

4.5

Distillers Corn Oil

Existing

ND

184

Soy Oil

Under Construction

Geismar

LA

75

High and Low FFA

Existing

Ryze Renewables Las Vegas

Las Vegas

NV

100

Multifeedstock

Under Construction

121

Ryze Renewables Reno

Sparks

NV

50

Multifeedstock

Under Construction

122

World Energy Paramount at AltAir Paramount LLC

Paramount

CA

300

Multifeedstock

Under Construction

Total Capacity of Existing Renewable Diesel Plants Total Capacity of Under Construction Renewable Diesel Plants

81.5* 1,309**

*The capacity of Cielo Waste Solutions in Alberta, Canada, has been converted from 8 MMly to 2 MMgy for the purposes of this record. Renewable diesel plants and projects listed do not include coprocessed renewable diesel production. **The 675 MMgy of capacity under construction at Diamond Green Diesel includes 275 MMgy of existing, operable capacity and 400 MMgy of expansion capacity currently under construction. The 300 MMgy of capacity under construction at World Energy Paramount includes 40 MMgy of existing, operable capacity and 260 MMgy of expansion capacity, some of which will include renewable gasoline and propane.

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Associations/Organizationsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Biodiesel Producers Existing Producers

Associations/Organizations

BDI-BioEnergy International AG Parkring 18 Raaba-Grambach, Styria 8074 Austria Lisa Florian, Marketing Manager Phone (43-316-4009113) lisa.florian@bdi-holding.com www.bdi-bioenergy.com Absolutely Covered 612-500 Country Hills Boulevard Northeast Suite 160 Calgary, AB T3K 5K3 Canada Monika Siebert, Owner Phone (833-632-6837) melisspalmep79@gmail.com absolutelycovered.ca Advanced Biofuels USA 507 North Bentz Street Frederick, MD 21701 Joanne Ivancic, Executive Director Phone (301-644-1395) info@advancedbiofuelsusa.org www.AdvancedBiofuelsUSA.org Airmatic 284 Three Tun Road Malvern, PA 19355 Bob Braun, Director of Sales Phone (215-333-5600) | Fax (215-331-9770) info@airmatic.com www.airmatic.com American Lung Association in Minnesota 490 Concordia Avenue St. Paul, MN 55103 Jon Hunter, Director of Clean Air Phone (651-268-7601) jon.hunter@lung.org cleanairchoice.org

California Advanced Biofuels Alliance (CABA) 1415 L Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95814 Rebecca Baskins, Executive Director Phone (916-743-8935) rebecca@caadvancedbiofuelsalliance.org www.caadvancedbiofuelsalliance.org

National Biodiesel Board PO Box 104898 Jefferson City, MO 65110 Donnell Rehagen, CEO Phone (800-841-5849) info@biodiesel.org www.nbb.org

Teikoku USA, Inc. 959 Mearns Road Warminster, PA 18974 Kaytalin McCarry, Marketing Services Coordinator Phone (215-343-6000) kmccarry@teikokupumps.com www.teikokupumps.com

GlobalTech Fluids, LLC 12000 Xenia Lane Orlando, FL 32827 Oscar Domingo, Manager Phone (407-412-5186) info@hydralicool.com www.hydralicool.com

National Corn Growers Association 632 Cepi Drive Chesterfield, MO 63005 Melanie Gibson, Executive Assistant Phone (636-733-5513) gibson@ncga.com www.ncga.com/home

The Jacobsen Publishing Co. 885 Arapahoe Avenue Boulder, CO 80302 John Donicht, President Phone (312-726-6600) info@thejacobsen.com www.TheJacobsen.com

Illinois Soybean Association 1605 Commerce Parkway Bloomington, IL 61704 Rebecca Richardson, Biodiesel Lead Phone (217-419-3543) rrichardson@marciv.com www.biodieseladvantage.com

Orthodox Union 11 Broadway New York, NY 10004 Abraham Juravel, Technical Services Phone (212-613-8396) | Fax (212-613-8396) juravela@ou.org www.oukosher.org

TN Soybean Promotion Council 100 Executive Drive Jackson, TN 38305 Parks Wells, Executive Director Phone (731-668-2850) pwells@tnsoybeans.org tnsoybeans.org

Minnesota Biodiesel Council 151 Saint Andrews Court, Suite 710 Mankato, MN 56001 Mike Youngerberg, Executive Director Phone (507-388-1635) | Fax (507-388-6751) myoungerberg@mnsoybean.com www.mnsoybean.org

Pittsburg Tank & Tower Maintenance Co. PO Box 913 1 Watertank Place Henderson, KY 42419 Patrick Heltsley, Vice President Phone (270-826-9000) pheltsley@pttg.com pttg.com

Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition 490 Concordia Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55103 Lisa Thurstin, Senior Manager Phone (651-223-9568) lisa.thurstin@lung.org www.CleanAirChoice.org

MTH Pumps 401 West Main Street Plano, IL 60545 Scott Carlson, Graphics & Marketing Coordinator Phone (630-552-4115) | Fax (630-552-3688) publishing@mthpumps.com www.mthpumps.com

Renewable Energy Institute 31190 Calle Cyuga Cathedral City, CA 92234 Monte Goodell, Executive Director Phone (512-772-3500) info@renewablenaturalgas.com www.RenewableNaturalGas.com

National Biodiesel Board PO Box 104898 Jefferson City, MO 65110 Kaleb Little, Director of Communications Phone (800-841-5849) info@biodiesel.org www.nbb.org

Biodiesel Production Existing Producers

Pacific Biodiesel 40 Hobron Avenue Kahului, HI 96732 Jenna Long, Director of Operations Phone (808-877-3144) jenna@biodiesel.com www.biodiesel.com

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Ag Processing, Inc. 12700 West Dodge Road Omaha, NE 68103 Courtney Lawrenson, Senior Director of Renewable Fuels Phone (402-431-5056) clawrenson@agp.com www.agp.com BDI-BioEnergy International AG Parkring 18 Raaba-Grambach, Styria 8074 Austria Lisa Florian, Marketing Manager Phone (43 316 4009113) lisa.florian@bdi-holding.com www.bdi-bioenergy.com

Bluegrass Biofuels 175 David Pribble Drive Falmouth, KY 41040 Josh Krieg, General Manager Phone (859-951-1070) josh.krieg@bluegrassbiofuels.com bluegrassbiofuels.com

Community Fuels PO Box 23-4249 Encinitas, CA 92024 Lisa Mortenson, CEO Phone (760-942-9306) lisa@communityfuels.com www.communityfuels.com

Cielo Waste Solutions 5114 - 58 Street, Suite 115 Red Deer, AB T4N 2L8 Canada Don Allan, CEO Phone (403-348-2972) donallan@cielows.com www.cielows.com

Consolidated Biofuels, Ltd. 7651 Vantage Way Delta, BC V4G 1A6 Canada Dan Treleaven, President Phone (604-946-7626) | Fax (604-946-9609) dtreleaven@consolidatedbiofuels.net consolidatedbiofuels.net


Biodiesel Production Existing Producersâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Future Producers

FutureFuel Chemical Company PO Box 2357 Hwy 394 South Batesville, AR 72501 Richard Sparks, Biodiesel Customer Account Manager Phone (870-307-5966) | Fax (870-698-3095) richardsparks@ffcmail.com futurefuelcorporation.com Glotto, LLC PO Box 219 11 East Benton Street Carrollton, MO 64633 William Johnson, CEO Phone (573-999-9904) wjohnson@taraindustriesus.com taraindustriesus.com Green Energy Biofuel 310 South Congress Street Winnsboro, SC 29180 BioJoe Renwick, Co-Owner/Process Engineer Phone (803-718-6323) biojoe@gebiofuel.com www.gebiofuel.com Loyola University Chicago 6349 North Kenmore Avenue Chicago, IL 60035 Zach Waickman, Biodiesel Lab Manager Phone (773-508-8852) zwaickm@luc.edu www.LUC.edu/biodiesel Scipio Biofuels 884 Bennett Street Simi Valley, CA 93065 Matt Snyder, President/Director Phone (949-633-2367) matt@scipiobiofuels.com www.scipiobiofuels.com

Seaboard Energy 9000 West 67th Street Shawnee Mission, KS 66202 Jessica Humphrey, Sales & Supply Chain Manager Phone (913-671-6618) jessica.humphrey@seaboardenergy.com www.seaboardenergy.com Thumb BioEnergy, LLC 155 Orval Drive Sandusky, MI 48471 Alex Ritter, Vice President of Operations Phone (810-404-2466) info@thumbbioenergy.com www.thumbbioenergy.com Vance Bioenergy Sdn. Bhd. PLO 668/669 Jalan Keluli 5 Kawasan Perindustrian Pasir Gudang Pasir Gudang, Johor Darul Takzim 81700 Malaysia TC Long, Director Phone (65-6337-8303) | Fax (65-6337-8177) sales@vancebioenergy.com www.vancebioenergy.com Walsh Bio Fuels N3092 Hwy 12&16 Mauston, WI 53948 Dave Walsh, Manager Phone (608-847-6869) davewbf@mwwb.net walshbiofuel.com Wilson Biofuels, LLC 1724 Baldree Road South Wilson, NC 27893 Irshad Ahmed, President & CEO Phone (617-955-0020) | Fax (201-843-8010) iahmed@wilsonbiofuels.com www.wilsonbiofuels.com

Future Producers Bionergia Rosario Norte 555 Oficina 1501 Santiago, Region Metropolitana Chile Victor Opazo, CEO Phone (56 992223923) vopazo@bionergia.cl www.bionergia.cl Global Green Energy, LLC 324 South Diamond Bar Boulevard #223 Diamond Bar, CA 91765 Mary Flowers, CEO Phone (909-396-5141) info@ggdgnow.com www.GGDGNow.com Eslinger Biodiesel, Inc. 4681 East Vine Avenue Fresno, CA 93625 Paul Cramer, Business Development Director Phone (415-827-7784) paul@eslingerbiodiesel.com Eslingerbiodiesel.com H.E.M.P. Fuel Group, LLC 12952 Clemson Drive Corona, CA 92880 Eduardo Herrera, Member Phone (303-563-9846) hempfuel@outlook.com www.hempfuelgroup.com

Paula Moon & Associates S.A. Sacagawea 1073 Collingwood Drive Naperville, IL 60540 Paula J. Moon, CFO/Strategic Initiative Developer/ Program Manager Phone (630-346-4766) p.edu.cr@gmail.com www.paulamoonandassociates.com Permanente Corporation 1999 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1100 Los Angeles, CA 90067 Marc A. Seidner, President Phone (310-203-5401) | Fax (310-475-0893) marc@permanentecorp.com www.permanentecorp.com Tara Industries, LLC PO Box 219 16749 Hwy 65 Carrollton/Tina, MO 64633/64682 Joseph M. Fischer, Managing Member Phone (660-620-6912) jfischer@taraindustriesus.com taraindustriesus.com


Chemicals & Additives Additives—Catalyst-Solids

Chemicals & Additives Additives

Advanced Fuel Solutions, Inc. 85 Flagship Drive, Unit K North Andover, MA 01845 Leo Verruso, General Manager Phone (978-258-8360) | Fax (978-258-8354) leo@yourfuelsolution.com www.yourfuelsolution.com/biodiesel Amalgamated, Inc. PO Box 8977 Fort Wayne, IN 46898 Gary Pipenger, Owner Phone (260-489-2549) | Fax (260-489-9834) gpipenger2@frontier.com www.amalgamatedinc.com Cortec Corporation 4119 White Bear Parkway Saint Paul, MN 55110 Markus Bieber, HP Coatings Sales Phone (651-429-1100) | Fax (651-429-1122) mbeiber@cortecvci.com cortecadditives.com Fuel Quality Services, Inc. PO Box 1380 4584 Cantrell Road Flowery Branch, GA 30542 Debra Chesneau, Vice President Phone (770-967-9790) | Fax (770-967-9982) admin@fqsinc.com www.fqsinc.com MidContinental Chemical Company, Inc. 1802 East 123rd Terrace Olathe, KS 66061 Everett Osgood, Director of Fuel Additives Phone (913-390-5556) fueladditives@mcchemical.com www.mcchemical.com

Additives—Antioxidants

Advanced Fuel Solutions, Inc. 85 Flagship Drive, Unit K North Andover, MA 01845 Leo Verruso, General Manager Phone (978-258-8360) | Fax (978-258-8354) leo@yourfuelsolution.com www.yourfuelsolution.com/biodiesel

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Kemin Industries 1900 Scott Avenue Des Moines, IA 50317 Mackenzie Leith, Marketing Communications & Special Projects Phone (515-559-5100) kftmarketing@kemin.com www.kemin.com Camlin Fine Sciences 3179 99th Street Urbandale, IA 50322 Jennifer Igou, General Manager Phone (515-278-1559) info.us@camlinfs.com camlinfs.com

Additives—Cold Flow Improvement

Advanced Fuel Solutions, Inc. 85 Flagship Drive, Unit K North Andover, MA 01845 Leo Verruso, General Manager Phone (978-258-8360) | Fax (978-258-8354) leo@yourfuelsolution.com www.yourfuelsolution.com/biodiesel

Anchor Dyes & Additives 1711 West Elizabeth Avenue Linden, NJ 07036 Michael Denci, President Phone (908-523-9800) Fax (908-529-1999) mdenci@anchorcolor.com www.anchorcolor.com

Clariant Refinery Services 2750 Technology Forest Boulevard The Woodlands, TX 77381 Jeff Burns, Regional Sales Manager Phone (832-331-0283) jeff.burns@clariant.com www.clariant.com/refinery

Evonik Oil Additives 723 Electronic Drive Horsham, PA 19044 Justin Mills, Global Products Manager Phone (215-706-5808) justin.mills@evonik.com www.evonik.com/oil-additives

Additives—Dyes

Catalysts—Acids BASF Corporation 1609 Biddle Avenue Wyandotte, MI 48192 Patricia Presswood, Marketing Communications Phone (734-324-6697) patricia.presswood@basf.com www.basf.com

Catalysts—Bases Anchor Dyes & Additives 1711 West Elizabeth Avenue Linden, NJ 07036 Michael Denci, President Phone (908-523-9800) Fax (908-529-1999) mdenci@anchorcolor.com www.anchorcolor.com United Color Manufacturing, Inc. PO Box 480 Newtown, PA 18940 Sales Department Phone (215-860-2165) | Fax (215-860-8560) sales@unitedcolor.com www.unitedcolor.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 2

Adsorbents D-SOL®-The Dallas Group of America, Inc. PO Box 489 Whitehouse, NJ 08888 Stephen Sullivan, Director of Sales Phone (502-644-0371) | Fax (908-534-0084) ssullivan@dallasgrp.com www.dallasgrp.com Oil-Dri Corporation of America 12006 Landwood Drive Fishers, IN 46037 Steven Powell, Regional Sales Manager Phone (317-361-5453) steven.powell@oildri.com www.oildri.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 13 PQ Corporation PO Box 840 Valley Forge, PA 19482 John McNichol, Market Development Manager Phone (561-379-8274) john.mcnichol@pqcorp.com www.pqcorp.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 11

Anhui Jinbang Medicine Chemical Co., Ltd. No. 188, Yongyang Xilu Lai'an, Chuzhou Anhui China Xavier Zhang, Manager Phone (0086-188-56321925) xavier@cnahjb.com www.cnahjb.com Evonik Corporation 299 Jefferson Road Parsippany, NJ 07960 Carlos Araujo, Business Director Phone (973-929-8181) carlos.araujo@evonik.com www.evonik.com/biodiesel

Catalysts—Solids BASF Corporation 1609 Biddle Avenue Wyandotte, MI 48192 Patricia Presswood, Marketing Communications Phone (734-324-6697) patricia.presswood@basf.com www.basf.com Luxfer MEL Technologies 500 Barbertown Point Breeze Road Flemington, NJ 08822 Al Metauro, Sales Manager Phone (908-782-1280) al.metauro@luxfer.com www.luxfermeltechnologies.com


Chemicals & Additives CIP—Water Treatment

CIP

Fuel Cleaning Additives

Water Treatment

Skymo, LLC 12601 Northwest 115th Avenue, Unit 103 Medley, FL 33178 Steve Cohen, Director of New Product Development Phone (305-676-6739) stevec@skymo.net www.skymo.net

ChemKleen Environmental Solutions, Inc. Box 75042 RPO Westhills Calgary, AB T3H 3M1 Canada Harold Kiskey, Sales Manager Phone (403-267-0038) | Fax (888-371-4032) hkiskey@chemkleen.ca www.chemkleenint.com

Bionetix International 21 040 rue Daoust Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QB H9X 4C7 Canada Diana Di Marco, Technical Sales Director Phone (514-457-2914) | Fax (514-457-3589) info@bionetix.ca www.bionetix-international.com

Industrial Gases

Momar, Inc. 1830 Ellsworth Industrial Drive Northwest Atlanta, GA 30318 Jimmy Waldschmidt, Executive Account Manager Phone (515-210-4032) jimmy.waldschmidt@momar.com www.momar.com

Foam Control MÜNZING 1455 Broad Street Bloomfield, NJ 07003 Alicia Colacci, Marketing Coordinator Phone (973-233-6791) acolacci@munzing.us www.munzing.com

Praxair, Inc., a Linde company 10 Riverview Drive Danbury, CT 06810 Walter Renz, Associate Director of Business Phone (203-837-2378) walter_renz@praxair.com www.praxair.com

Select ADVANCING BIOFUELS Select® formulated mineral technology is a powerful solution for purification of diesel and renewable diesel feedstocks. It has been proven in refineries to efficiently remove metals and other impurities. Using Select can reduce operating costs and improve feedstock quality.

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Cleaning Emergency Spill Response—Construction Tanks

Cleaning Emergency Spill Response

Hydro-Blasting

Spartan Response, Inc. 41 Brockley Drive, Unit 11 Hamilton, ON L8E 3C3 Canada Kevin Wallace, Managing Director Phone (833-573-1010) info@spartanresponse.com www.spartanresponse.com

Hennigan Engineering Co., Inc. 55 Industrial Park Road Hingham, MA 02043 Judy Lentini, Executive Administrator Phone (800-472-8484) | Fax (781-740-8738) judy@henniganengineering.com www.henniganengineering.com

Tank Cleaning Equipment

Heat Exchanger

Innovative Plant Solutions 3125 East 14th Avenue Hibbing, MN 55746 Melisa Schinderle, Corporate Services Manager Phone (844-799-6582) mschinderle@innovativeplantsolutions.com www.innovativeplantsolutions.com

Pick Heaters, Inc. 730 South Indiana Avenue West Bend, WI 53095 Sales Department Phone (262-338-1191) info1@pickheaters.com www.pickheaters.com

Mason Manufacturing PO Box 3577 1645 North Railroad Avenue Decatur, IL 64524 Doug Cox, Engineering Manager Phone (217-422-2770) doug.cox@masonmfg.com www.masonmfg.com

Premium Plant Services, Inc. 1336 East 31st Street Hibbing, MN 55746 Melisa Schinderle, Corporate Services Manager Phone (218-263-4444) melisa@premiumplantservices.com www.premiumplantservices.com

Tank Cleaning Systems Scanjet Systems Södra Långebergsgatan 36 Gothenburg, Västra Götaland 40097 Sweden Sales Department Phone (46-031-338-75-30) info@scanjetsystems.com www.scanjetsystems.com

Conferences/Trade Shows & Meetings Conferences/Trade Shows & Meetings

International Biomass Conference & Expo 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.biomassconference.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 38

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.fuelethanolworkshop.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 15

Biodiesel Production Technology Summit 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.biodieseltechnologysummit.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 3

Construction Electrical Interstates 1400 Seventh Avenue Northeast Sioux Center, IA 51250 Brandt Bensema, Vice President of Business Development Phone (712-722-1662) brandt.bensema@interstates.com www.interstates.com

Management Critical Path Management, LLC (CPM) N4980 Bradley Street Gleason, WI 54435 Bob Shank, Owner Phone (715-218-3979) bob_shank@cpmcm.com www.cpmcm.com 14 | 2020 Biodiesel Industry Directory

Plant Construction Dilling Group, Inc. PO Box 47 111 East Mildred Street Logansport, IN 46947 Mark Hildebrandt, Business Development Director Phone (574-725-3216) | Fax (574-753-7373) mhildebrandt@dillinggroup.com www.dillinggroup.com ICS, Inc. 2500 State Mill Road Grand Forks, ND 58203 Dave Dangerfield, Project Development Phone (701-775-8480) dave.dangerfield@icsgf.us www.icsgf.com

McGough Construction 222 Third Avenue Southeast, Suite 299 Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 Scott Sylvester, Vice President Phone (319-533-5506) scott.sylvester@mcgough.com Mcgough.com Varco Pruden Buildings 3200 Players Club Circle Memphis, TN 38125 Jim Peckham, Manager of Marketing Phone (901-748-8000) vpsales@vp.com www.vp.com

Tanks Acterra Group, Inc. PO Box 160 200 35th Street Marion, IA 52302 Tad Cooper, President Phone (800-289-7371) | Fax (319-377-0075) info@acterragroup.com www.acterragroup.com


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Consulting Advertisingâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Plant Optimization

Consulting Advertising PriMedia, Inc. 401 Franklin Avenue Garden City, NY 11531 Richard Rutigliano, President Phone (516-222-2041) | Fax (516-222-2357) rrutigliano@primediany.com goprimedia.com

Biochemical Concept Development Xylome Corporation University Research Park 510 Charmany Drive, Labs 61-62 Madison, WI 53719 Tom Kelleher, CEO Phone (805-603-9736) tkelleher@xylome.com www.xylome.com

Business Plans

EnergyMAX, LC 28443 Seaside Road Townsend, VA 23443 Paul Smoot, CEO Phone (757-630-4056) energymax@verizon.net www.energy-max-LC.com Interdevelopment, Inc. 1629 K Street Northwest #300 Washington, DC 20006 Margareta Luddemann-Faris, Manager Phone (202-508-1459) | Fax (202-331-3759) interdevelopment@starpower.net www.interdevelopment.com

Rock House Advisors 1703 Bald Hill Road Jefferson City, MO 65101 Joe Jobe, President & Founder Phone (573-680-1948) joe@rockhouse.us www.rockhouseadvisorsllc.com

Energy

SCB Group 71 South Wacker Drive, Suite 1810 Chicago, IL 60606 Pauline Tainton, Marketing Officer Phone (787-291-0014) pauline@starcb.com www.starcb.com APAC Biofuel Consultants 8 Chelmsford Avenue Mitcham, SA 5062 Australia Mike Cochran, Joint CEO Phone (61-882715818) biofuels@eccoaustralia.com www.eccoaustralia.com 16 | 2020 Biodiesel Industry Directory

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Environmental Air Resource Specialists, Inc. 1901 Sharp Point Drive, Suite F Fort Collins, CO 80525 Howard Gebhart, Manager of Environmental Compliance Section Phone (970-484-7941) | Fax (970-484-3423) hgebhart@air-resource.com www.air-resource.com

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Feasibility Studies

Leonard Associates 4739 Loyola Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Charles Leonard, Certified Industrial Hygienist Phone (225-335-7457) charlie@cleonard.net cleonard.net RTP Environmental Associates, Inc. 400 Post Avenue, Suite 405 Westbury, NY 11590 Jessica Karras-Bailey, Principal Phone (516-333-4526) | Fax (516-333-4571) bailey@rtpenv.com www.rtpenv.com TRC Environmental Corporation 7521 Brush Hill Road Burr Ridge, IL 60527 Dan Grabowski, Project Director Phone (312-533-2024) | Fax (312-533-2070) dgrabowski@trcsolutions.com www.trcsolutions.com Trihydro Corporation 1252 Commerce Drive Laramie, WY 82070 John Schneider, Senior Consultant Phone (307-745-7474) jschneider@trihydro.com www.trihydro.com

LMC International, Ltd. 1350 Avenue of the Americas, Floor 2 New York, NY 10019 Michael Schwartz, Vice President of Sales in Americas Phone (212-586-2427) mschwartz@lmc-ny.com lmc.co.uk BDI-BioEnergy International AG Parkring 18 Raaba-Grambach, Styria 8074 Austria Lisa Florian, Marketing Manager Phone (43-3164009113) lisa.florian@bdi-holding.com www.bdi-bioenergy.com Bridgestone Associates, Ltd. PO Box 1299 Chadds Ford, PA 19317 Martin Anderson, President & CEO Phone (610-388-6191) solutions@brdgstn.com www.brdgstn.com Christianson PLLP 302 Fifth Street Southwest Willmar, MN 56201 Jamey Cline, Business Development Director Phone (320-235-5937) | Fax (320-235-5962) jcline@christiansoncpa.com www.christiansoncpa.com CorpSava, LLC 16003 Bauman Avenue Omaha, NE 68116 Joe Luna, President Phone (712-314-1536) joelunais@icloud.com www.corpsava.com Equinox 4255 43rd Avenue South Fargo, ND 58104 Kyle Althoff, President Phone (303-910-6052) kalthoff@equinox8.com www.equinox8.com

Poyry Management Consulting 295 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10017 Jose Gonzalez, Senior Principal Phone (404-585-2117) jose.gonzalez@poyry.com www.poyry.us

Fleets

CytoCulture International, Inc. 249 Tewksbury Avenue Point Richmond, CA 94801 Randall Von Wedel, Principal Biochemist Phone (510-233-0102) cytoculture@gmail.com www.cytoculture.com

Information Technology Reiter Software, LLC 599 Colonial Drive Grand Junction, CO 81507 Kristof Reiter, Owner Phone (888-428-5617) kristof@reitersoftware.com www.reitersoftware.com

Lobbyist Pennsylvania Energy Resources Group 223 State Street, Suite 300 Harrisburg, PA 17101 John Nikoloff, Partner & President Phone (717-233-8606) john@pa-erg.com www.erg-partners.com

Personnel Recruiting Hedlin Ag Enterprises PO Box 1235 Ankeny, IA 50021 Kevin Drury, President Phone (515-964-7997) kdrury@hedlinag.com www.hedlinag.com

Plant Optimization BDI-BioEnergy International AG Parkring 18 Raaba-Grambach Styria 8074 Austria Lisa Florian, Marketing Manager Phone (43-3164009113) lisa.florian@bdi-holding.com www.bdi-bioenergy.com


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Consulting continued Project Development

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BBI Project Development 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Mark Yancey, Vice President of Project Development Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) myancey@bbiinternational.com www.bbiprojectdevelopment.com

D3MAX LLC 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Mark Yancey, Vice President of Project Development Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) myancey@d3maxllc.com www.d3maxllc.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 17 BDI-BioEnergy International AG Parkring 18 Raaba-Grambach, Styria 8074 Austria Lisa Florian, Marketing Manager Phone (43-3164009113) lisa.florian@bdi-holding.com www.bdi-bioenergy.com

Lawrence D. Sullivan & Company, Inc. 2314 Hummingbird Lane Summerville, SC 29483 Larry Sullivan, Principal Phone (651-269-7737) ldsul@ldsulco.com www.ldsulco.com Solutions 4 Manufacturing 1627 Baldwin Road Jacksonville, IL 62650 Tripp Fezler, President Phone (217-245-2919) info@solutions4mfg.com www.solutions4mfg.com Wishstone Energy 1024 Bayside Drive, Suite 382 Newport Beach, CA 92660 Peter Martin, Partner Phone (949-478-3488) peter.martin@jfm-llc.com www.wishstone-energy.com

Quality Assurance—BQ-9000

Regulatory

Risk Management

EcoEngineers 300 East Locust Street, Suite 313 Des Moines, IA 50309 Andrew Clapp, Regulatory Consultant Phone (515-985-1271) aclapp@ecoengineers.us www.ecoengineers.us

Linn & Associates Chicago Board of Trade 141 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 1220A Chicago, IL 60604 Terry Linn, Risk Management Phone (312-896-2027) tlinn@linnllc.com www.linnllc.com

Marc Goodman PO Box 774 9234 Atlantic Avenue North Beach, MD 20714 Marc Goodman, Consultant Phone (301-855-7655) marcbgoodman@msn.com www.linkedin.com/in/marc-goodman-2674554 Weaver and Tidwell, LLP 24 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1800 Houston, TX 77046 Sandra Dunphy, Director Phone (832-320-3218) sandra.dunphy@weaver.com www.weaver.com

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BBI Project Development 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Mark Yancey, Vice President of Project Development Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) myancey@bbiinternational.com www.bbiprojectdevelopment.com Greenfield Development 213 Seacrest Drive Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 Robin Sparks, Principal Phone (910-509-1805) greenfielddev@earthlink.net www.greenfield.bz

Degart Global 4810 74th Street Urbandale, IA 50322 Gary DeLong, Vice President Phone (515-240-9586) garyd@degartglobal.com www.degartglobal.com

Education

Employment

Hennepin Technical College 9000 Brooklyn Boulevard Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Dale Boyenga, Faculty of Medium/Heavy Truck Technology Phone (763-488-2421) dale.boyenga@hennepintech.edu hennepintech.edu

Global Talent Solutions PO Box 293 Frazee, MN 56544 Brian Bigger, President/Executive Recruiter Phone (218-296-7388) info@globaltalentsolutions.com www.globaltalentsolutions.com H.T. PROF Clean Tech 1470 Benbow Street Winston-Salem, NC 27106 Todd Porter, President/Recruiter Phone (770-420-7440) | Fax (770-420-7440) tsporter@htprof.com www.htprofgroup.com

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Site Selection

SearchPath of Chicago, Inc. 521 Devonshire Lane, Suite D Crystal Lake, IL 60014 Mark Ragland, Vice President Phone (815-261-4403) chillman@searchpath.com searchpathofchicago.com


Engineering 3D Modelingâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Structural

Engineering 3D Modeling C-Mac 3D Printing Service Sydney 72-74 Mandoon Road Girraween, NSW 2145 Australia Aaron Chen, Marketing Manager aaronc@cmac.com.au D.Z.Y. Drafting & Design Services Limited 951 Wilson Avenue, Unit 13-L Ground Floor Toronto, ON M3K 2A7 Canada Deniz Yazici, President & Principal Engineer Phone (416-633-3700) | Fax (416-631-8459) dzy@sympatico.ca www.dzy.ca Frazier, Barnes & Associates 285 German Oak Drive, Suite 103 Cordova, TN 38018 Pete Moss, President Phone (901-725-7258) fbapete@frazierbarnes.com www.frazierbarnes.com

Chemical JAL Engineering 100-7 Rancho Road, Unit 11 Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 James Latty, Chief Engineer Phone (805-551-9675) | Fax (818-991-7967) jalengineer@sbcglobal.net

Control Systems Trident Automation, Inc. 1001 West Kennedy Avenue Kimberly, WI 54136 Megan Sjoberg, Marketing Coordinator Phone (920-759-7477) info@tridentautomation.com www.tridentautomation.com

Design/Build Interstates 1400 Seventh Avenue Northeast Sioux Center, IA 51250 Brandt Bensema, Vice President of Business Development Phone (712-722-1662) brandt.bensema@interstates.com www.interstates.com NE Energy Services Corporation 66 Edwards Street Quincy, MA 02169 Philip Ziminsky, President Phone (978-244-9083) philziminsky@neesco.com www.neesco.com

POWER Engineers, Inc. 2041 South Cobalt Point Way Meridian, ID 83642 Kara Veit, Marketing Coordinator Phone (208-884-6008) kara.veit@powereng.com www.powereng.com

Electrical Interstates 1400 Seventh Avenue Northeast Sioux Center, IA 51250 Brandt Bensema, Vice President of Business Development Phone (712-722-1662) brandt.bensema@interstates.com www.interstates.com

Process Design

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BBI Project Development 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Mark Yancey, Vice President of Project Development Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) myancey@bbiinternational.com www.bbiprojectdevelopment.com

Environmental GHG Engineering, LLC 402 Broadwood Drive Rockville, MD 20851 John Mosheim, Water & Carbon Sustainability Engineer Phone (443-370-5956) info@ghgengineering.com www.ghgengineering.com Nayes Associates, LLC 400 South Fourth Street, Suite 401 Minneapolis, MN 55415 Terrence Nayes, Owner/Engineer Phone (952-239-5377) nayest2@asme.org www.nayesassociates.com

Mechanical JMI Technologies, Ltd. 24 Peterkin Road Markham, ON L6E 1Y9 Canada John Patitsas, Project Manager Phone (905-201-9511) jpatitsas@sympatico.ca Solutions 4 Manufacturing 1627 Baldwin Road Jacksonville, IL 62650 Tripp Fezler, President Phone (217-245-2919) info@solutions4mfg.com www.solutions4mfg.com

Crown Global Headquarters & Innovation Center 9879 Naples Street Northeast Blaine, MN 55449 Alex Slichter, Sales & Business Development Manager Phone (651-638-5443) sales@crowniron.com www.crowniron.com

D3MAX LLC 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Mark Yancey, Vice President of Project Development Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) myancey@d3maxllc.com www.d3maxllc.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 17

Saola Energy, LLC 100 North Main Street, Suite 600 Wichita, KS 67202 Adam Belyamani, Chief Operating Officer Phone (316-413-3345) | Fax (316-413-3346) info@saolaenergy.com www.saolaenergy.com Knack Process Design 739 Kasota Avenue Southeast Minneapolis, MN 55414 Tim Maneely, President Phone (651-278-1206) sales@knackpd.com www.knackpd.com

N Hunt Moore & Associates, Inc. 1242 Old Hillsboro Road Franklin, TN 3769 Rich Barton, President Phone (615-472-8431) nhmoore@nhmoore.com www.nhmoore.com Sacre-Davey Engineering 315 Mountain Hwy Vancouver, BC V7J 2K7 Canada Alan Humber, Business Development Manager Phone (604-986-0663) | Fax (604-986-0525) ahumber@sacre-davey.com www.sacre-davey.com Sacre-Davey Engineering 800 Maynard Avenue South, Suite 404 Seattle, WA 98134 Daniel Parker, Business Development Manager Phone (206-462-3602) | Fax (206-462-3599) dparker@sacre-davey.com www.sacre-davey.com Sacre-Davey Engineering 315 Mountain Hwy North Vancouver, BC V7J 2K7 Canada Warren Johnson, Vice President Phone (604-986-0663) wjohnson@sacre-davey.com sacre-davey.com TEGA Consultants, Inc. 15792 Willow Pierrefonds, QB H9H 2W5 Canada Cesar Augusto Colmenares, Consultant/ Senior Process Engineer/Owner Phone (514-862-3127) info@tegaconsultants.ca www.tegaconsultants.ca Thermal Kinetics 85 Northpointe Parkway, Suite 2 Amherst, NY 14228 Chris Brown, Founder & Principal Engineer Phone (716-691-3291) cbrown@thermalkinetics.net thermalkinetics.net

Structural Gregersen Structural Engineering, Inc. 1143 Two Moons Circle St. George, UT 84738 Max A. Gregersen, Structural/Seismic Principal Phone (385-232-1747) max@gsestructural.com www.gsestructural.com

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Equipment Air Polution/Odor Control—Expansion Joints

Equipment Air Pollution/Odor Control

Blowers & Fans

Anguil Environmental Systems, Inc. 8855 North 55th Street Milwaukee, WI 53223 Kevin Summ, Director of Marketing Phone (414-365-6400) info@anguil.com www.anguil.com

FPZ, Inc. 150 North Progress Drive Saukville, WI 53080 Jim Risselman, Sales Phone (262-268-0180) | Fax (262-268-0415) usa@fpz.com www.fpz.com

Dürr Systems, Inc. 26801 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48033 Sales, Clean Technology Systems durrmegtecinquiries@durrusa.com www.durr-megtec.com

TMC Fluid Systems, Inc. 13217 Jamboree Road, Suite 482 Tustin, CA 92782 Mike Smith, Marketing Manager Phone (949-269-1472) | Fax (949-423-0159) mike@tmcfluidsystems.com TMCFluidSystems.com

CompuWeigh Corp. 50 Middle Quarter Road Woodbury, CT 06798 Tim Ciucci, Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing Phone (203-262-9400) | Fax (203-262-9488) tim@compuweigh.com www.compuweigh.com

Boiler Systems

Interstates 1400 Seventh Avenue Northeast Sioux Center, IA 51250 Brandt Bensema, Vice President of Business Development Phone (712-722-1662) brandt.bensema@interstates.com www.interstates.com

IPE Advisor 718 North Gainsborough Avenue Royal Oak, MI 48067 Jon Carender, Lead Advisor Phone (734-649-6710) jon@ipeadvisor.com www.ipeadvisor.com TKS Industrial Company 901 Tower Drive, Suite 300 Troy, MI 48098 Jonathan Carender, Sales Manager Phone (248-786-5086) jcarender@tks-america.com www.tksindustrial.com

Algae Photo Bioreactors Letsgo Corp. Box 332 Mundare, AB T0B 3H0 Canada Barry Stewart, President Phone (780-298-7794) okohlmann@lexmarglobal.com letsgo.corp@yahoo.ca

Analytical Instruments METTLER TOLEDO 1900 Polaris Parkway Columbus, OH 43240 Christopher Arko, AnaChem Market Manager Phone (614-841-4354) chris.arko@mt.com www.mt.com Shimadzu Scientific Instruments 7102 Riverwood Drive Columbia, MD 21046 Kevin McLaughlin, Sr. MarComm Coordinator Phone (410-381-1227) | Fax (410-381-1222) webmaster@shimadzu.com www.ssi.shimadzu.com

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Outotec Energy Products 3568 West Industrial Loop Coeur d' Alene, ID 83815 Michael Grimm, Business Development Phone (208-765-1611) | Fax (208-765-0503) cda.sales@outotec.com www.outotec.com/energy

Centrifuges GEA North America 100 Fairway Court Northvale, NJ 07647 Greg Waranica, Market Manager Phone (201-784-4635) gregory.waranica@gea.com www.gea.com Kyte Centrifuge, LLC 30 Ridgefield Place Biltmore Forest, NC 28803 Dave Kyte, President Phone (832-368-2667) sales@kytecentrifuge.com www.kytecentrifuge.com Mars Tech 216 Strawtown Road New City, NY 10956 Maruti Kendale, President Phone (845-638-3100) | Fax (845-638-6688) sales@marstechusa.com www.marstechusa.com TASCO 3900 Puckett Drive Amarillo, TX 79109 Jeff Paxton, Shop Manager/Machine Shop Phone (806-683-5815) | Fax (806-335-3500) jeff.paxton@tyson.com tascocentrifuge.com

US FilterMaxx 1257 Energy Cove Court Green Cove Springs, FL 32043 Pam Donnelly, Customer Service Phone (904-334-2838) pam@usfiltermaxx.com usfiltermax.com

Control Systems

Control Systems—Distributed Stanion Wholesale Electric Co., Inc. 2710 West Pawnee Wichita, KS 67213 Mike Hollar, Automation Specialist Phone (316-264-8414) mhollar@stanion.com www.stanion.com

Cooling Towers Tower Performance of Texas, Inc. 8031 Airport Boulevard, Suite 100 Houston, TX 77061 Jalene Fritz, Parts Manager Phone (970-583-8637) | Fax (970-472-1304) jfritz@towerperformance.com www.coolingtowercomponents.com

Custody Transfer Systems

PFT-Alexander, Inc. 3250 East Grant Street Signal Hill, CA 90755 Bernie Mock, Operations Phone (562-595-1741) | Fax (562-884-0788) bmock@pft-alexander.com www.pft-alexander.com

Distillation Equipment Savengy Technologies, LLC 3259 Progress Drive Orlando, FL 32826 Wei Wu, Manager Phone (407-494-5663) wuwei98@gmail.com www.savengy.com

Dust Control Systems CAMCORP, Inc. 9732 Pflumm Road Lenexa, KS 66215 Tracy Janssen, Vice President of Air Pollution Control Phone (913-831-0740) | Fax (913-831-9271) tracyj@camcorpinc.com www.camcorpinc.com

Emission Monitoring Systems Air Techniques, Inc. 2999 Johnson Ferry Road Marietta, GA 30062 Thomas Wassel Phone (704-681-3025) twassel@airtechniquesinc.com www.airtechniquesinc.com

Evaporators Swenson Technology, Inc. 26000 South Whiting Way Monee, IL 60449 Erick Neuman, International Business Manager Phone (708-587-2300) sales@swensontechnology.com www.swensontechnology.com

Expansion Joints

Proco Products, Inc. 2431 North Wigwam Drive Stockton, CA 95205 Rob Coffee, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Phone (800-344-3246) robc@procoproducts.com www.procoproducts.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 21 Proco Products, Inc. 2431 North Wigwam Drive Stockton, CA 95205 Miquel Williams, Marketing Manager Phone (800-344-3246) miquelm@procoproducts.com www.procoproducts.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 21


Equipment Expellers—Instrumentation

Expellers French Oil Mill Machinery Co. PO Box 920 1035 West Greene Street Piqua, OH 45356 Robert Pavlik, Sales Engineer Phone (937-773-3420) | Fax (937-773-3424) rppavlik@frenchoil.com www.frenchoil.com

Filters Filter-Sales 4880 Sherwell Drive Waterford, MI 48327 Mike Doyle, Sales Phone (313-570-5754) mike@filter-sales.com www.filter-sales.com

Filtration Equipment Ameridia, Division of Eurodia Industrie 20F Worlds Fair Drive Somerset, NJ 08873 Daniel Bar, Vice President of Sales & Business Development Phone (732-805-4003) | Fax (732-805-4008) dbar@ameridia.com www.ameridia.com

Heat Exchangers

Sterling Deaerator Company 514 West Maple Street, Suite 205 Cumming, GA 30040 Robert Young, Quality Assurance Phone (770-205-1969) | Fax (770-205-2882) robert.young@sterlingdeaerator.com www.sterlingdeaerator.com AMSEnergy Corp. 1111 Bear Creek Pike Columbia, TN 38401 Michael Sams, President & CEO Phone (615-852-8412) hphx@amsenergy.com www.amsenergy.com Industrial Sales Solutions, LLC 3684 120th Court West Faribault, MN 55021 Jim Vogel, President & Sales Manager Phone (612-805-7646) jim.vogel@ind-sales.com www.ind-sales.com

Mason Manufacturing PO Box 3577 1645 North Railroad Avenue Decatur, IL 64524 Mike Arrington, Sales Manager Phone (217-422-2770) mike.arrington@masonmfg.com www.masonmfg.com Pick Heaters, Inc. 730 South Indiana Avenue West Bend, WI 53095 Sales Department Phone (262-338-1191) info1@pickheaters.com www.pickheaters.com

Heaters—Heat Transfer Fluid Paratherm-Heat Transfer Fluids 2009 Renaissance Boulevard King of Prussia, PA 19406 Dyron Liverman, Oil & Gas and Chemical Sales Engineer Phone (713-213-7409) | Fax (610-941-4900) dliverman@paratherm.com paratherm.com

Heaters—Thermal Fluid Intec Thermal Energy PO Box 187 Cumming, GA 30028 Todd Fahring, Sales Phone (770-910-4232) toddfahring@intecthermal.com www.intecthermal.com Thermal Process Development 5665 Atlanta Hwy, Suite 102B-225 Alpharetta, GA 30004 Todd Fahring, Sales Phone (770-910-4232) tfahring@thermalpd.com www.thermalpd.com

Instrumentation Conveyor Components Company PO Box 167 130 Seltzer Road Croswell, MI 48422 Rich Washkevich, Sales Manager Phone (800-233-3233) | Fax (810-679-4510) info@conveyorcomponents.com www.conveyorcomponents.com

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Equipment Instrumentation—Sensors

Equipment continued Interstates 1400 Seventh Avenue Northeast Sioux Center, IA 51250 Brandt Bensema, Vice President of Business Development Phone (712-722-1662) brandt.bensema@interstates.com www.interstates.com Jensen Instrument Co. 643 South Duggan Avenue Azusa, CA 91702 Steve Molinari, President Phone (626-969-7991) sales@jenseninstr.com www.jenseninstr.com Levelese, Inc. 680 South Alton Way, Unit 4D Denver, CO 80247 Sallyanne Ofner, President Phone (303-586-1890) info@levelese.com www.levelese.com Monitor Technologies, LLC 44W320 Keslinger Road Elburn, IL 60119 Cris Breck, Director of Business Development Phone (630-365-9403) monitor@monitortech.com www.monitortech.com

Insulators Fiber Chem, Inc. 14857 West Ridge Lane, Suite 7 Dubuque, IA 52001 Dan Smith, Business Development Manager Phone (563-583-1423) dan@fiber-chem.com www.fiber-chem.com

Laboratory—Equipment Ace Glass Incorporated PO Box 688 Vineland, NJ 08362 Dashiell Davis, Digital Marketing Specialist Phone (800-223-4524) sales@aceglass.com bit.ly/aceglassinc CSC Scientific Company 2799-C Merrilee Drive Fairfax, VA 22031 Hank Levo, President Phone (703-876-4030) hlevi@cscscientific.com www.cscscientific.com

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Process Control

HEMCO Corporation 711 South Powell Road Independence, MO 64056 Jerry Schwarz, Marketing Phone (816-796-2900) | Fax (816-796-3333) jerrys@hemcocorp.com www.HEMCOcorp.com

Levelese, Inc. 680 South Alton Way, Unit 4D Denver, CO 80247 Sallyanne Ofner, President Phone (303-586-1890) info@levelese.com www.levelese.com

Sonics & Materials, Inc. 53 Church Hill Road Newtown, CT 06470 Bruce Green, Manager of Technical Support Phone (203-270-4600) bgreen@sonics.com www.sonics.com

Methanol Recovery Systems

Automation Products, Inc.-DYNATROL® Division 3030 Maxroy Street Houston, TX 77008 Steve Sawyer, Technical Applications Manager Phone (713-869-0361) | Fax (713-869-7332) sales@dynatrolusa.com www.dynatrolusa.com

Wintek Corporation 7 Middlebury Boulevard, Suite 2 Randolph, NJ 07869 Michael Cicalese, President Phone (973-252-8200) michael@wintek-corp.com wintek-corp.com

MoistTech Corp. 6408 Parkland Drive, Suite 104 Sarasota, FL 34241 Sarah Hammond, Marketing Manager Phone (941-727-1800) shammond@moisttech.com www.moisttech.com

Mixers

Pumps

IKA Works, Inc. 2635 Northchase Parkway Southeast Wilmington, NC 28405 Julia Schittko, Marketing Coordinator Phone (910-452-7059) julia.schittko@ika.net www.ikausa.com

Thompson Pump & Manufacturing PO Box 291370 4620 City Center Drive Port Orange, FL 32129 Karrin Scott, Marketing Phone (386-767-7310) sales@thompsonpump.com www.thompsonpump.com

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments 91 McKee Drive Mahwah, NJ 07342 Thomas Bloomer, Director of Marketing Phone (201-642-3000) tom.bloomer@ametek.com www.spectro.com

Liners J.C. Ramsdell Enviro Services, Inc. 408 South Veterans Street Flandreau, SD 57028 Kelley Ramsdell, Manager Phone (605-997-3706) | Fax (605-997-2873) kelley@jcramsdell.net www.jcramsdell.com TAPCO, Inc. 225 Rock Industrial Park Drive St. Louis, MO 63044 Melissa Scott, Administrative & Events Specialist Phone (314-739-9191) | Fax (314-739-5880) info@tapcoinc.com www.tapcoinc.com

Lotus Mixers, Inc. 3449 Technology Drive #201 North Venice, FL 34275 Robert Naidel, Vice President of Technology Phone (941-966-1885) engineering@lotusmixers.com www.lotusmixers.com

Loading Equipment

Pick Heaters, Inc. 730 South Indiana Avenue West Bend, WI 53095 Sales Department Phone (262-338-1191) info1@pickheaters.com www.pickheaters.com

Wolf Material Handling Systems 12680 Industrial Boulevard Elk River, MN 55330 Steve Nelson, General Manager Phone (763-576-9040) | Fax (763-576-9070) sales@wolflmhs.com www.wolfmhs.com

Warren & Baerg Manufacturing, Inc. 39950 Road 108 Dinuba, CA 93618 Randy Baerg, President Phone (559-591-6790) | Fax (559-591-5728) info@warrenbaerg.com www.warrenbaerg.com

Meters

Parts & Services

PFT-Alexander, Inc. 3250 East Grant Street Signal Hill, CA 90755 Bernie Mock, Operations Phone (562-595-1741) | Fax (562-884-0788) bmock@pft-alexander.com www.pft-alexander.com

IBarcode Solutions Co., Ltd. 253 South Olive Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 Kimmy ZG Phone (213-617-3302) seo@ibarcodesolutions.com www.ibarcodesolutions.com

Reactors—Batch CMM Ingenieria Parana 1883 Bella Vista, Buenos Aires 1661 Argentina Carlos Muñoz, Owner Phone (0054-9-11-4025-1212) tec@savoiapower.com www.savoiapower.com

Reactors—Cavitation Arisdyne Systems, Inc. 17909 Cleveland Parkway, Suite 100 Cleveland, OH 44135 Darren Litle, Director of Technical Sales Phone (216-389-0230) dlitle@arisdyne.com www.arisdyne.com

Sensors

MoistTech Corp. 6408 Parkland Drive, Suite 104 Sarasota, FL 34241 Sarah Hammond, Marketing Manager Phone (941-727-1800) shammond@moisttech.com www.moisttech.com


Equipment Separation Equipment—Feedstock Procurement

Separation Equipment

Storage

Tanks—Pressure Vessels

Valves

Solution Technologies PO Box 377 Cambridge, WI 53523 Jeff Kauffman, Managing Director Phone (608-345-4477) jkauffman@solution-technologies.com www.solution-technologies.com

Bruks Siwertell Americas 5975 Shiloh Road, Suite 109 Alpharetta, GA 30005 Lindsay Gilliland, Executive Administrator & Marketing Coordinator Phone (770-849-0100) sales@bruks.com www.bruks-siwertell.com

Arcosa Tank, LLC 500 North Akard Street, Suite 500 Dallas, TX 75201 Don Wallace, Sales Manager-ASME Storage Tanks & Pressure Vessel Phone (888-558-8529) don.wallace@arcosa.com www.arcosatank.com

Asahi/America, Inc. 655 Andover Street Lawrence, MA 01843 Jeff Baker, Marketing Manager Phone (781-388-4531) jbaker@asahi-america.com www.asahi-america.com

Hoffmann, Inc. 6001 49th Street South Muscatine, IA 52761 Alan Steiner, Silo & Chimney Sales Manager Phone (563-263-4733) sales@hoffmanninc.com hoffmanninc.com

Stainless Fabrication, Inc. 4455 West Kearney Street Springfield, MO 65803 Dianne McCoy, Marketing Manager Phone (417-865-5696) dianne.mccoy@stainlessfab.com www.stainlessfab.com

Vopak US Southern Region 2759 Independence Parkway South Deer Park, TX 77536 Todd Earle, Regional Sales Manager Phone (281-727-7225) todd.earle@vopak.com www.vopak.com

Truck Receiving/Dumpers

Separators Hydrasep, Inc. 400 Vaiden Drive Hernando, MS 38632 Naji Nassif, Executive Vice President Phone (662-429-4088) | Fax (662-429-5470) nnassif@hydrasep.com www.hydrasep.com

Steam—Traps TLV Corporation 13901 South Lakes Drive Charlotte, NC 28273 Commercial Department Phone (704-597-9070) | Fax (704-583-1610) tlv@tlvengineering.com www.tlv.com

Tanks—Feedstock

Airoflex Equipment 6001 49th Street South Muscatine, IA 52761 Katy Lee, Sales & Marketing Manager Phone (563-264-8066) | Fax (651-631-2539) sales@airoflex.com www.airoflex.com

Lexair, Inc. 2025 Mercer Road Lexington, KY 40511 John Jennings, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Phone (859-255-5001) | Fax (859-255-6656) jjennings@lexairinc.com www.lexairinc.com

Water Treatment Met-Chem, Inc. 837 East 79th Street Cleveland, OH 44103 James Miller, Digital Marketing Manager Phone (216-881-7900) jmiller@metchem.com metchem.com

GRIP Global Resources for Industrial Projects 1686 57A Street Delta, BC V4L 1X8 Canada Doug Ballard, President Phone (604-889-1855) | Fax (866-695-9655) griprojects@gmail.com www.conveycanada.ca

Feedstock Animal Fats

Deep South Commodities 919 Orange Avenue, Suite 202 Winter Park, FL 32789 John Tapp, President Phone (407-204-1000) | Fax (407-386-7550) john@deepsouthcommodities.com www.deepsouthcommodities.com

WWS, Inc. 4032 Shoreline Drive #2 Spring Park, MN 55384 Mark Napier, Senior Trader Phone (952-548-9300) mark@wwstrading.com www.wwstrading.com

Mahoney Environmental M712 Essington Road Joliet, IL 60435 Jeffery Corbin, Director of Maintenance & Fleet Operations Phone (815-592-9798) jeffc@mahoneyes.com MahoneyES.com

Brokering

WWS, Inc. 4032 Shoreline Drive #2 Spring Park, MN 55384 Mark Napier, Senior Trader Phone (952-548-9300) mark@wwstrading.com www.wwstrading.com

Renew, LLC 144 New Road Thompson, CT 06277 Robert Neundorf, Chairman Phone (860-923-1091) bob@2tds.com www.to-renew.com

Collection Bio Plant Technologies, LLC PO Box 21126 Boulder, CO 80308 Stephanie Russell, Office Manager Phone (303-444-8495) stephanie@clearecos.com www.clearecos.com

Oils—Seed

WWS, Inc. 4032 Shoreline Drive #2 Spring Park, MN 55384 Mark Napier, Senior Trader Phone (952-548-9300) mark@wwstrading.com www.wwstrading.com

Procurement

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Feedstock continued Recycled Fats & Oils

Deep South Commodities, LLC 919 Orange Avenue, Suite 202 Winter Park, FL 32789 John Tapp, Owner/Manager Phone (407-204-1000) john@deepsouthcommodities.com

WWS, Inc. 4032 Shoreline Drive #2 Spring Park, MN 55384 Mark Napier, Senior Trader Phone (952-548-9300) mark@wwstrading.com www.wwstrading.com

Liberty Commodities Corporation 6520 Edenvale Boulevard, Suite 210 Eden Prairie, MN 55346 Scott Lewis, Vice President Phone (952-939-0933) | Fax (952-939-0991) scottL@libertycomcorp.com LibertyComCorp.com Reiter Trading, LLC 599 Colonial Drive Grand Junction, CO 81507 Kristof Reiter, Owner Phone (888-428-5617) kristof@reitertrading.com www.reitertrading.com

Transport

WWS, Inc. 4032 Shoreline Drive #2 Spring Park, MN 55384 Mark Napier, Senior Trader Phone (952-548-9300) mark@wwstrading.com www.wwstrading.com

Solvent Systems International 70 King Street Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 Steve Rundell, President srundell@solvent-systems.com www.solvent-systems.com

Finance Accounting Christianson PLLP 302 Fifth Street Southwest Willmar, MN 56201 Jamey Cline, Business Development Director Phone (320-235-5937) | Fax (320-235-5962) jcline@christiansoncpa.com www.christiansoncpa.com K¡Coe Isom 8801 Renner Boulevard, Suite 100 Lenexa, KS 66219 Donna Funk, Principal Phone (913-643-5002) | Fax (913-643-5001) funk@kcoe.com www.kcoe.com/industry/biofuels Tax Advisory Services Group, LLC 1 Greenway Plaza, Suite 330 Houston, TX 77046 Oscar Garza, Sr. Partner Phone (713-572-1996) | Fax (713-572-1997) info@tasgroupllc.com www.tasgroupllc.com

Appraisals Natwick Appraisals 1205 Fourth Avenue South Fargo, ND 58103 James Natwick, President Phone (701-235-5541) | Fax (701-235-1573) natwick@integra.net natwick.com 24 | 2020 Biodiesel Industry Directory

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BBI Project Development 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Mark Yancey, Vice President of Project Development Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) myancey@bbiinternational.com www.bbiprojectdevelopment.com Christianson PLLP 302 Fifth Street Southwest Willmar, MN 56201 Jamey Cline, Business Development Director Phone (320-235-5937) | Fax (320-235-5962) jcline@christiansoncpa.com www.christiansoncpa.com ICF 14123 Denver West Parkway, Suite 100 Golden, CO 80401 Mike McCurdy, Managing Director of Fuels & Chemicals Phone (303-728-6332) mike.mccurdy@icf.com www.icf.com

Equity Procurement Sustainable Energy Strategies, Inc. 4803 Marymead Drive Fairfax, VA 22030 Jill Hamilton, President & Founder Phone (703-322-4484) jhamilton@sesi-online.com www.sesi-online.com Gale Energy, LLC 1700 Market Street, Suite 1005 Philadelphia, PA 19103 Claudia Gale, President Phone (215-558-5272) | Fax (215-933-3122) claudia@galeenergy.com www.galeenergy.com

Lease Financing ASAP International PO Box 204 Sugar Land, TX 77459 Dannis Jen, President Phone (713-261-5241) | Fax (877-795-9098) djen99@hotmail.com naturalgastechnology.webs.com

Bob Moore Consulting Brookhaven Square 3509 Brookford Drive Norman, OK 73072 Bob Moore, President Phone (580-695-0331) bobmoorebiodiesel@yahoo.com bobmooregreenenergy.weebly.com Viking Equipment Finance 5900 South Lake Forest Drive, Suite 300 McKinney, TX 75070 Jim Buckingham, Director Phone (972-885-8899) info@vikingequipmentfinance.com www.vikingequipmentfinance.com/energy

Lender Representatives

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BBI Project Development 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Mark Yancey, Vice President of Project Development Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) myancey@bbiinternational.com www.bbiprojectdevelopment.com


Finance Mergers & Aquisitionsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Marketing Glycerin

Mergers & Acquisitions Montana-Boston Partners, LLC 107 Cotter Court Missoula, MT 59803 Derek Nelson, Managing Partner Phone (406-370-7100) mtinvgrp@aol.com

Ocean Park 5200 West Century Boulevard, Suite 420 Los Angeles, CA 90045 Bruce Comer, Managing Director Phone (310-670-2093) bruce@oceanpk.com www.oceanpk.com

Government

Legal Services

Kentucky Department of Agriculture 105 Corporate Drive Frankfort, KY 40601 Tim Hughes, Senior Trade Advisor Phone (502-782-9265) timd.hughes@ky.gov www.kyagr.com/marketing/international-marketing.html

Husch Blackwell 13330 California Street, Suite 200 Omaha, NE 68154 David Gardels, Partner Phone (402-964-5027) | Fax (402-964-5050) david.gardels@huschblackwell.com www.huschblackwell.com

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, LLP 120 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2700 Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Megan E. Harmon, Partner Phone (412-577-5209) | Fax (412-577-5193) mharmon@schnader.com www.schnader.com

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP 607 14th Street Northwest, Suite 900 Washington, DC 20005 Mark Riedy, Partner Phone (202-508-5823) | Fax (202-318-4087) mriedy@kilpatricktownsend.com www.kilpatricktownsend.com

Marketing Auctions Maas Companies, Inc. PO Box 7127 Rochester, MN 55903 Tyler Maas, Marketing Manager Phone (507-285-1444) maas@maascompanies.com www.maascompanies.com

Biodiesel

SCB Group 71 South Wacker Drive, Suite 1810 Chicago, IL 60606 Pauline Tainton, Marketing Officer Phone (787-291-0014) pauline@starcb.com www.starcb.com CF Technologies, Inc. 1 Westinghouse Plaza, Suite D101 Hyde Park, MA 02136 Jessica Sweeney, Vice President Phone (617-364-2500) jessica@cftechnologies.com www.cftechnologies.com

Gulf Hydrocarbon 12455 Westpark Drive, Unit G6 Houston, TX 77082 Jess Hewitt, President Phone (281-496-5100) | Fax (281-496-5101) jess.hewitt@gulfhydrocarbon.com www.gulfhydrocarbon.com

SRS International 41593 Winchester Road, Suite 200 Temecula, CA 92590 Clayton Hawranik, CEO Phone (951-526-2239) sales@srsintl.com www.srsintl.com

HTP Energy, LLC-formerly Hartland Renewable Fuels 1045 North 115th Street, Suite 300 Omaha, NE 68154 Shawn Anderson, Biofuels Sales & Marketing Phone (402-614-0083) shawn.anderson@hartlandfuels.com www.hartlandrenewables.com

Sunho Biodiesel Corporation 10F-6, 380, Linsen North Road Taipei 104 Taiwan Felicia Boendadjaja, Technical Assistant Phone (886225642720) info@sunhobiodiesel.com sunhobiodiesel.com

SeQuential Pacific Biodiesel 3333 Northwest 35th Avenue, Building C Portland, OR 97210 Phone (503-954-2154) info@choosesq.com www.sqpbiodiesel.com Sprague Operating Resources, LLC 185 International Drive Portsmouth, NH 03801 Steven Levy, Managing Director of New Business Development Phone (914-328-6770) rp@spragueenergy.com www.spragueenergy.com

Targray Biofuels 18105 Route Transcanadienne Kirkland, QB H9J 3Z4 Canada Olivier Benny, Marketing Director Phone (514-695-8095) targrayinfo@targray.com www.targray.com Village Fuel Stop, Inc. 31858 Castaic Road, Suite 207 Castaic, CA 91384 Sarkis Khrimian, Director Phone (818-646-6666) | Fax (661-295-7180) sarkis@vfsfuels.com

Coproductsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Other Excalibur Lipid Technology, Inc. 5050 Poplar Avenue, Suite 1435 Memphis, TN 38104 C.W. Kimbrell, President & CEO Phone (901-767-3101) | Fax (901-767-6378) customerservice@excaliburlipid.com excaliburlipid.com

Glycerin FID Chemicals (division of Future International Diversified, Inc.) 926 Jacques Paschini Street Bois-des-Filion (Montreal), QB J6Z 4W4 Canada Zack Monahoyios, President Phone (800-565-7627) | Fax (450-621-0503) zack@futureinternational.com www.fidchemicals.com Glycerin Traders, LLC 3522 South State Road 104 LaPorte, IN 46350 Dennis Zeedyk, President Phone (219-369-1066) glycerintraders@gmail.com www.glycerintraders.com

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Marketing continued IP Specialities 2724 Erie Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45208 Matt Schneider, North American Commercial Manager Phone (513-257-0831) m.schneider@ipspecialities.com www.ipspecialities.com

Marketing Data

SCB Group 71 South Wacker Drive, Suite 1810 Chicago, IL 60606 Pauline Tainton, Marketing Officer Phone (787-291-0014) pauline@starcb.com www.starcb.com

Industrial Info Resources, Inc. 2277 Plaza Drive, Suite 300 Sugar Land, TX 77847 Scott Kirkeby, Senior Account Manager Phone (612-915-9996) skirkeby@industrialinfo.com www.industrialinfo.com LMC International, Ltd. 1350 Avenue of the Americas, Floor 2 New York, NY 10019 Michael Schwartz, Vice President of Sales in the Americas Phone (212-586-2427) mschwartz@lmc-ny.com lmc.co.uk

Software Vertical Software, Inc. 409 Keller Street Bartonville, IL 61607 Patrick Gilroy, President Phone (309-633-0700) | Fax (309-633-2328) pat@verticalsoftware.net www.verticalsoftware.net RINAlliance, Inc. 10430 New York Avenue, Suite F Urbandale, IA 50322 Lisa Coffelt, Business Development Phone (866-433-7467) | Fax (515-224-0502) lisa@rinalliance.com www.rinalliance.com

Media Other KM Jurkovich Advertising PO Box 286 Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047 KM Jurkovich, Owner Phone (612-940-3897) k.jurkovich@excite.com www.industrialinfo.com

Publications

Biodiesel Magazine 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.biodieselmagazine.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 4

Biomass Magazine 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.biomassmagazine.com

Ethanol Producer Magazine 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.ethanolproducer.com

Pellet Mill Magazine 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.biomassmagazine.com/pellet-mill-magazine Biofuels International 124 Middleton Road Morden, Surrey SM4 6RW United Kingdom Peter Patterson Phone (44-208-648-7082) peter@woodcotemedia.com www.biofuels-news.com Oil & Energy Magazine 401 Franklin Avenue Garden City, NY 11530 Richard Rutigliano, Publisher Phone (516-222-2041) | Fax (516-222-2037) rrutigliano@primediany.com

Process Technology Biodiesel

BDI-BioEnergy International AG Parkring 18 Raaba-Grambach, Styria 8074 Austria Lisa Florian, Marketing Manager Phone (0043-316-4009-113) lisa.florian@bdi-holding.com www.bdi-bioenergy.com 26 | 2020 Biodiesel Industry Directory

Future Bioenergy Solutions, Inc. 811 Westview Crescent North Vancouver, BC V7N 3X9 Canada Koda Nazari, CEO Phone (778-320-2390) knazari@fubisol.ca www.fubisol.ca

Jatro Renewables, Inc. 845 North Main Street Miamisburg, OH 45342 Raj Mosali, President Phone (937-663-3010) rmosali@jatrorenewables.com www.jatrorenewables.com

Render Magazine PO Box 1319 Camino, CA 95709 Tina Caparella, Editor/Publisher Phone (530-306-6792) editors@rendermagazine.com www.rendermagazine.com Reuters 6-8 Bd Haussmann Paris 75009 France Sybille de La Hamaide, Senior Correspondent Phone (331-4949-5145) sybille.delahamaide@thomsonreuters.com www.thomsonreuters.com

Websites TheBuzz Energy Industry Calendar 401 Franklin Avenue Garden City, NY 11530 Richard Rutigliano, Publisher Phone (516-222-2041) | Fax (516-222-2037) rrutigliano@primediany.com


Process Technology Biorefining—Retail Stations Signage

Biorefining

Desmet Ballestra North America, Inc. 450 Franklin Road, Suite 170 Marietta, GA 30067 Blake Hendrix, President & CEO Phone (770-693-0061) | Fax (770-693-0071) bh@desmetballestra.com www.desmetballestra.com

BDI-BioEnergy International AG Parkring 18 Raaba-Grambach, Styria 8074 Austria Lisa Florian, Marketing Manager Phone (0043-316-4009-113) lisa.florian@bdi-holding.com www.bdi-bioenergy.com

Esterification BDI-BioEnergy International AG Parkring 18 Raaba-Grambach, Styria 8074 Austria Lisa Florian, Marketing Manager Phone (0043-316-4009-113) lisa.florian@bdi-holding.com www.bdi-bioenergy.com Energia Tech s.r.o., The Efficiency People Hartaeckerstr. 19, Top 5 Vienna 1190 Austria Kurt C. Holecek, Managing Partner Phone (43-650-616-5108) holecek@gmx.at www.energiatech.us

Modular Systems Plant Process Equipment, Inc. 2525 South Shore Boulevard, Suite 410 League City, TX 77573 Ken Reynaud, Sr. Vice President Phone (281-333-7702) | Fax (281-333-7701) kreynaud@plantprocess.com www.plantprocess.com

The ChemPro Group, LLC 103 William Street Boonton, NJ 07005 Charles Bambara, Vice President of Engineering & Technology Phone (973-299-1880) | Fax (973-299-4450) cbambara@thechemprogroup.com www.thechemprogroup.com

Renewable Diesel CEM Machine 571 West End Avenue Carthage, NY 13619 Jason Flint, Sales Manager Phone (315-493-4258) | Fax (315-493-4236) sales@cem-machine.com www.cem-machine.com

Retrofit BDI-BioEnergy International AG Parkring 18 Raaba-Grambach, Styria 8074 Austria Lisa Florian, Marketing Manager Phone (0043-316-4009-113) lisa.florian@bdi-holding.com www.bdi-bioenergy.com

KuKK K+F, Ltd. Szigetvari u. 1 Budapest 1083 Hungary András Kovács, Director Phone (36-3-02114101) andras@kukk.hu www.kukk.hu

Turnkey Systems PlanET Biogas USA, Inc. 5937 State Route 11 Homer, NY 13077 Andrea Steed, Executive Administrator Phone (877-266-0994) contact-usa@planet-biogas.com www.planet-biogas-usa.com Springboard Biodiesel 2323 Park Avenue Chico, CA 95928 Matt Roberts, President Phone (530-894-1793) info@springboardbiodiesel.com www.springboardbiodiesel.com

R.C. Costello & Assoc., Inc. 1611 South Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite 210 Redondo Beach, CA 90277 Rocky Costello, President Phone (310-792-5870) rcca@rccostello.com www.rccostello.com

Research & Development

Retail Stations Blending Equipment

Homestead Engineering, Inc. 1664 Cape Street Williamsburg, MA 01096 Thomas Leue, President Phone (413-628-4533) vegheat@gmail.com YellowHeat.com

Illinois Oil Marketing Equipment, Inc. 850 Brenkman Drive Pekin, IL 61554 Mark McLaren, Bio Equipment Manger Phone (309-202-0360) | Fax (309-347-1881) mmclaren@iome.com www.iome.com

Environmental Remediation Innova Manufacturas 1600 Delta Street El Paso, TX 79902 Carlos Landa, President Phone (526-561-8161) cla6399@yahoo.com www.innovamanufacturas.com

Fuel Tanks SeQuential Biofuel Station 86714 McVay Hwy Eugene, OR 97405 Phone (541-736-5864) ianh@choosesq.com choosesq.com

Signage Metro Sign & Awning 170 Lorum Street Tewksbury, MA 01876 Tom Dunn, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Phone (978-319-6567) request@metrosignandawning.com www.MetroSignAndAwning.com

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Services Boiler Service & Repair—Transportation Trucking-Tankers

Services Boiler Service & Repair Indeck Power Equipment Company 1111 Willis Avenue Wheeling, IL 60090 Vanessa Mensie, Marketing Specialist Phone (800-446-3325) tkremser@indeck-power.com www.indeck.com

Laboratory—Testing Services

Keystone Materials Testing, Inc. 600 East 17th Street South Newton, IA 50208 Jerry Dawson, General Manager Phone (800-858-5227) | Fax (641-792-7989) jdawson@kmtlabs.com www.kmtlabs.com BDI-BioEnergy International AG Parkring 18 Raaba-Grambach, Styria 8074 Austria Lisa Florian, Marketing Manager Phone (0043-316-4009-113)

lisa.florian@bdi-holding.com www.bdi-bioenergy.com

rwheidenphd@aol.com supersleuthchemists.com

Intertek 5404 Bandera Road San Antonio, TX 78238 Dean Schoppe, Principal Engineer Phone (210-863-4702) dean.schoppe@intertek.com www.intertek.com

Research Laboratories, Inc. 6209 Discount Drive Fort Wayne, IN 46818 Matt Alt, Laboratory Manager Phone (260-489-2551) | Fax (260-489-9834) malt@researchlaboratoriesinc.com www.researchlaboratoriesinc.com

Iowa Central Fuel Testing Laboratory Four Triton Circle Fort Dodge, IA 50501 Rhonda Jones, Manager Phone (515-574-1259) fuels@iowafuellab.com www.iowafuellab.com

University of Nebraska-Industrial Agricultural Products Center Chase Hall Lincoln, NE 68583 Loren Isom, Assistant Director Phone (402-472-8187) loren.isom@unl.edu agproducts.unl.edu

Isotek Laboratories 5225 Northwest Fifth Street Oklahoma City, OK 73127 R. Bruce Kerr, Managing Member Phone (405-948-8889) | Fax (405-942-1318) info@isoteklabs.com www.isoteklabs.com R W Heiden Associates, LLC 959 Skyline Drive 1026 New Holland Avenue Lancaster, PA 17601 Richard Heiden, Chief Science & Technology Officer Phone (717-299-6860)

Wyoming Analytical Laboratories, Inc. 1660 Harrison Street Laramie, WY 82070 Jane Thomas, President Phone (307-742-7995) jthomas@wal-lab.com www.wal-lab.com

Transportation peter@tristarpnw.com www.tristarpnw.com

Marine Gulf Stream Tanker Chartering, LLC 3424 South McGregor Way Houston, TX 77021 Knut A. Scharning, President Phone (713-291-0044) kas@gulfstreamtx.com www.gulfstreamtx.com

Rail Kelly-Hill Company PO Box 681464 4100 Northwest Van De Popouliere Riverside, MO 64150 Bill Broekemeier, Business Development Phone (816-741-7727) | Fax (816-587-4123) bbroekemeier@kellyhillco.com www.kellyhillco.com

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Railcar Gate Openers Arnold Company 2955 Trico Drive Trenton, IL 62293 Scott Dressler, Sales Manager Phone (618-224-7505) | Fax (618-224-7005) sales@arnoldcompany.com www.arncosolutions.com

Terminals & DSP Dover Resources, Inc. PO Box 89 Dover, MA 02030 David Sorensen, President & CEO Phone (508-785-1763) dave@dovrr.com www.dovrr.com Tristar Transload 3702 Northwest Gateway Avenue Vancouver, WA 98660 Peter Howe, President Phone (360-823-1000) | Fax (360-823-1003)

Trucking—Tankers T-Haul Tank Lines 2561 North Patterson Avenue Springfield, MO 65803 Dave Samford, Vice President of National Accounts Phone (417-893-3690) dave.samford@t-haul.com thaultanklines.com

RFS Registration

RINAlliance, Inc. 10430 New York Avenue, Suite F Urbandale, IA 50322 Lisa Coffelt, Business Development Phone (866-433-7467) | Fax (515-224-0502) lisa@rinalliance.com www.rinalliance.com


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Company Index Aâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;B

Company Index A Absolutely Covered

612-500 Country Hills Boulevard Northeast, Suite 160 Calgary, AB T3K 5K3 Canada Monika Siebert, Owner Phone (833-632-6837) melisspalmep79@gmail.com absolutelycovered.ca

Ace Glass, Inc.

1430 North West Boulevard Vineland, NJ 08360 Dashiell Davis, Digital Marketing Specialist Phone (800-223-4524) sales@aceglass.com bit.ly/aceglassinc

Acterra Group, Inc.

PO Box 160 200 35th Street Marion, IA 52302 Tad Cooper, President Phone (800-289-7371) | Fax (319-377-0075) info@acterragroup.com www.acterragroup.com

Advanced Biofuels USA

507 North Bentz Street Frederick, MD 21701 Joanne Ivancic, Executive Director Phone (301-644-1395) info@advancedbiofuelsusa.org www.AdvancedBiofuelsUSA.org

Advanced Fuel Solutions, Inc.

85 Flagship Drive, Unit K North Andover, MA 01845 Leo Verruso, General Manager Phone (978-258-8360) | Fax (978-258-8354) leo@yourfuelsolution.com www.yourfuelsolution.com/biodiesel

Ag Processing, Inc.

12700 West Dodge Road Omaha, NE 68103 Courtney Lawrenson, Senior Director of Renewable Fuels Phone (402-431-5056) clawrenson@agp.com www.agp.com

Air Resource Specialists, Inc.

1901 Sharp Point Drive, Suite F Fort Collins, CO 80525 Howard Gebhart, Manager of Environmental Compliance Section Phone (970-484-7941) | Fax (970-484-3423) hgebhart@air-resource.com www.air-resource.com

Air Techniques, Inc.

2999 Johnson Ferry Road Marietta, GA 30062 Thomas Wassel Phone (704-681-3025) twassel@airtechniquesinc.com www.airtechniquesinc.com

Airmatic

284 Three Tun Road Malvern, PA 19355 Bob Braun, Director of Sales Phone (215-333-5600) | Fax (215-331-9770) info@airmatic.com www.airmatic.com

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Airoflex Equipment

Arisdyne Systems, Inc.

Amalgamated, Inc.

Arnold Company

6001 49th Street South Muscatine, IA 52761 Katy Lee, Sales & Marketing Manager Phone (563-264-8066) | Fax (651-631-2539) sales@airoflex.com airoflex.com PO Box 8977 Fort Wayne, IN 46898 Gary Pipenger, Owner Phone (260-489-2549) | Fax (260-489-9834) gpipenger2@frontier.com www.amalgamatedinc.com

American Lung Association in Minnesota 490 Concordia Avenue St. Paul, MN 55103 Jon Hunter, Director of Clean Air Phone (651-268-7601) jon.hunter@lung.org cleanairchoice.org

Ameridia Innovative Solutions, Inc.

20F Worlds Fair Drive Somerset, NJ 08873 Daniel Bar, Vice President of Sales & Business Development Phone (732-805-4003) | Fax (732-805-4008) dbar@ameridia.com www.ameridia.com

AMSEnergy Corp.

1111 Bear Creek Pike Columbia, TN 38401 Michael Sams, President & CEO Phone (615-852-8412) hphx@amsenergy.com amsenergy.com

Anchor Dyes & Additives

1711 West Elizabeth Avenue Linden, NJ 07036 Michael Denci, President Phone (908-523-9800) | Fax (908-529-1999) mdenci@anchorcolor.com www.anchorcolor.com

Anguil Environmental Systems, Inc. 8855 North 55th Street Milwaukee, WI 53223 Kevin Summ, Director of Marketing Phone (414-365-6400) info@anguil.com www.anguil.com

Anhui Jinbang Medicine Chemical Co., Ltd. No. 188, Yongyang Xilu Lai'an, Chuzhou Anhui China Xavier Zhang, Manager Phone (0086-18856321925) xavier@cnahjb.com www.cnahjb.com

APAC Biofuel Consultants 8 Chelmsford Avenue Mitcham, SA 5062 Australia Mike Cochran, Joint CEO Phone (61-88271-5818) biofuels@eccoaustralia.com www.eccoaustralia.com

Arcosa Tank, LLC

500 North Akard Street, Suite 500 Dallas, TX 75201 Don Wallace, Sales Manager ASME Storage Tanks & Pressure Vessel Phone (888-558-8529) don.wallace@arcosa.com www.arcosatank.com

17909 Cleveland Parkway, Suite 100 Cleveland, OH 44135 Darren Litle, Director of Technical Sales Phone (216-389-0230) dlitle@arisdyne.com www.arisdyne.com 2955 Trico Drive Trenton, IL 62293 Scott Dressler, Sales Manager Phone (618-224-7505) | Fax (618-224-7005) sales@arnoldcompany.com www.arncosolutions.com

Asahi/America, Inc.

655 Andover Street Lawrence, MA 01843 Jeffrey Baker, Marketing Manager Phone (781-388-4531) jbaker@asahi-america.com www.asahi-america.com

ASAP International

PO Box 204 Sugar Land, TX 77459 Dannis Jen, President Phone (713-261-5241) | Fax (877-795-9098) djen99@hotmail.com naturalgastechnology.com

Automation Products, Inc. DYNATROLÂŽ Division

3030 Maxroy Street Houston, TX 77008 Steve Sawyer, Technical Applications Manager Phone (713-869-0361) | Fax (713-869-7332) sales@dynatrolusa.com www.dynatrolusa.com

B BASF Corporation

1609 Biddle Avenue Wyandotte, MI 48192 Patricia Presswood, Marketing Communications Phone (734-324-6697) patricia.presswood@basf.com www.basf.com

BBI Project Development

308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Mark Yancey, Vice President of Project Development Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) myancey@bbiinternational.com www.bbiprojectdevelopment.com

BDI-BioEnergy International AG Parkring 18 Raaba-Grambach, Styria 8074 Austria Lisa Florian, Marketing Manager Phone (43-3164-009-113) lisa.florian@bdi-holding.com www.bdi-bioenergy.com

Bio Plant Technologies, LLC PO Box 21126 Boulder, CO 80308 Stephanie Russell, Office Manager Phone (303-444-8495) stephanie@clearecos.com www.clearecos.com

Biodiesel Magazine

308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.biodieselmagazine.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 4

Biodiesel Production Technology Summit 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.biodieseltechnologysummit.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 3

Biofuels International

124 Middleton Road Morden, Surrey SM4 6RW Great Britian Peter Patterson Phone (442086487082) peter@woodcotemedia.com www.biofuels-news.com

Biomass Magazine

308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.biomassmagazine.com

Bionergia

Rosario Norte 555 Oficina 1501 Santiago, Region Metropolitana Chile Victor Opazo, CEO Phone (56992223923) vopazo@bionergia.cl www.bionergia.cl

Bionetix International

21 040 rue Daoust Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 4C7 Canada Diana Di Marco, Technical Sales Director Phone (514-457-2914) | Fax (514-457-3589) info@bionetix.ca www.bionetix-international.com

Bluegrass Biofuels

175 David Pribble Drive Falmouth, KY 41040 Josh Krieg, General Manager Phone (859-951-1070) josh.krieg@bluegrassbiofuels.com bluegrassbiofuels.com

Bob Moore Consulting

Brookhaven Square 3509 Brookford Drive Norman, OK 73072 Bob Moore, President Phone (580-695-0331) bobmoorebiodiesel@yahoo.com bobmooregreenenergy.weebly.com

Bridgestone Associates, Ltd. PO Box 1299 Chadds Ford, PA 19317 Martin Anderson, President & CEO Phone (610-388-6191) solutions@brdgstn.com www.brdgstn.com

Bruks Siwertell Americas

5975 Shiloh Road, Suite 109 Alpharetta, GA 30005 Lindsay Gilliland, Executive Administrator & Marketing Coordinator Phone (770-849-0100) sales@bruks.com www.bruks-siwertell.com


Company Index C—E

C C-Mac 3D Printing Service Sydney 72-74 Mandoon Road Girraween, NSW 2145 Australia Aaron Chen, Marketing Manager aaronc@cmac.com.au

California Advanced Biofuels Alliance (CABA) 1415 L Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95814 Rebecca Baskins, Executive Director Phone (916-743-8935) rebecca@caadvancedbiofuelsalliance.org www.caadvancedbiofuelsalliance.org

CAMCORP, Inc.

9732 Pflumm Road Lenexa, KS 66215 Tracy Janssen, Vice President of Air Pollution Control Phone (913-831-0740) | Fax (913-831-9271) tracyj@camcorpinc.com www.camcorpinc.com

Camlin Fine Sciences

3179 99th Street Urbandale, IA 50322 Jennifer Igou, General Manager Phone (515-278-1559) info.us@camlinfs.com camlinfs.com

CEM Machine

571 West End Avenue Carthage, NY 13619 Jason Flint, Sales Manager Phone (315-493-4258) | Fax (315-493-4236) sales@cem-machine.com www.cem-machine.com

CF Technologies, Inc.

1 Westinghouse Plaza, Suite D101 Hyde Park, MA 02136 Jessica Sweeney, Vice President Phone (617-364-2500) jessica@cftechnologies.com www.cftechnologies.com

ChemKleen Environmental Solutions, Inc. Box 75042 RPO Westhills Calgary, AB T3H 3M1 Canada Harold Kiskey, Sales Manager Phone (403-267-0038) | Fax (888-371-4032) hkiskey@chemkleen.ca www.chemkleenint.com

Christianson PLLP

302 Fifth Street Southwest Willmar, MN 56201 Jamey Cline, Business Development Director Phone (320-235-5937) | Fax (320-235-5962) jcline@christiansoncpa.com www.christiansoncpa.com

Cielo Waste Solutions 5114 - 58 Street, Suite 115 Red Deer, AB T4N 2L8 Canada Don Allan, CEO Phone (403-348-2972) donallan@cielows.com www.cielows.com

Cincinnati Renewable Fuels, LLC

539 South Main Street Findlay, OH 45840 Randall Besecker, Advanced Senior Trader of Renewable Fuels Phone (419-421-4692) rlbesecker@marathonpetroleum.com www.marathonpetroleum.com

Clariant Refinery Services

CSC Scientific Company

Dover Resources, Inc.

CMM Ingenieria

CytoCulture International, Inc.

Dürr Systems, Inc.

2750 Technology Forest Boulevard The Woodlands, TX 77381 Jeff Burns, Regional Sales Manager Phone (832-331-0283) jeff.burns@clariant.com www.clariant.com/refinery

Parana 1883 Bella Vista, Buenos Aires 1661 Argentina Carlos Muñoz, Owner Phone (00549-114025-1212) tec@savoiapower.com www.savoiapower.com

Community Fuels

PO Box 23-4249 Encinitas, CA 92024 Lisa Mortenson, CEO Phone (760-942-9306) lisa@communityfuels.com www.communityfuels.com

CompuWeigh Corp.

50 Middle Quarter Road Woodbury, CT 06798 Tim Ciucci, Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing Phone (203-262-9400) | Fax (203-262-9488) tim@compuweigh.com www.compuweigh.com

Consolidated Biofuels, Ltd.

7651 Vantage Way Delta, BC V4G 1A6 Canada Dan Treleaven, President Phone (604-946-7626) | Fax (604-946-9609) dtreleaven@consolidatedbiofuels.net consolidatedbiofuels.net

Conveyor Components Company PO Box 167 130 Seltzer Road Croswell, MI 48422 Rich Washkevich, Sales Manager Phone (800-233-3233) | Fax (810-679-4510) info@conveyorcomponents.com www.conveyorcomponents.com

CorpSava, LLC

16003 Bauman Avenue Omaha, NE 68116 Joe Luna, President Phone (712-314-1536) joelunais@icloud.com www.corpsava.com

Cortec Corporation

4119 White Bear Parkway Saint Paul, MN 55110 Markus Bieber, HP Coatings Sales Phone (651-429-1100) | Fax (651-429-1122) mbeiber@cortecvci.com cortecadditives.com

Critical Path Management, LLC (CPM) N4980 Bradley Street Gleason, WI 54435 Bob Shank, Owner Phone (715-218-3979) bob_shank@cpmcm.com www.cpmcm.com

Crown Global Headquarters & Innovation Center

9879 Naples Street Northeast Blaine, MN 55449 Alex Slichter, Sales & Business Development Manager Phone (651-638-5443) sales@crowniron.com www.crowniron.com

2799-C Merrilee Drive Fairfax, VA 22031 Hank Levo, President Phone (703-876-4030) hlevi@cscscientific.com www.cscscientific.com

249 Tewksbury Avenue Point Richmond, CA 94801 Randall Von Wedel, Principal Biochemist Phone (510-233-0102) cytoculture@gmail.com www.cytoculture.com

D D-SOL®-The Dallas Group of America, Inc. PO Box 489 Whitehouse, NJ 08888 Stephen Sullivan, Director of Sales Phone (502-644-0371) | Fax (908-534-0084) ssullivan@dallasgrp.com www.dallasgrp.com

D.Z.Y. Drafting & Design Services Limited 951 Wilson Avenue, Unit 13-L Ground Floor Toronto, ON M3K 2A7 Canada Deniz Yazici, President & Principal Engineer Phone (416-633-3700) | Fax (416-631-8459) dzy@sympatico.ca www.dzy.ca

D3MAX LLC

308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Mark Yancey, Vice President of Project Development Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) myancey@d3maxllc.com www.d3maxllc.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 17

Deep South Commodities

919 Orange Avenue, Suite 202 Winter Park, FL 32789 John Tapp, President Phone (407-204-1000) | Fax (407-386-7550) john@deepsouthcommodities.com www.deepsouthcommodities.com

Degart Global

4810 74th Street Urbandale, IA 50322 Gary DeLong, Vice President Phone (515-240-9586) garyd@degartglobal.com www.degartglobal.com

Desmet Ballestra North America, Inc. 450 Franklin Road, Suite 170 Marietta, GA 30067 Blake Hendrix, President & CEO Phone (770-693-0061) | Fax (770-693-0071) bh@desmetballestra.com www.desmetballestra.com

Dilling Group, Inc.

PO Box 47 111 East Mildred Street Logansport, IN 46947 Mark Hildebrandt, Business Development Director Phone (574-725-3216) | Fax (574-753-7373) mhildebrandt@dillinggroup.com www.dillinggroup.com

PO Box 89 Dover, MA 02030 David Sorensen, President & CEO Phone (508-479-9910) dave@dovrr.com www.dovrr.com 26801 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48033 Steven Lowe, Director of Sales Phone (248-450-2550) | Fax (734-459-5837) colleen.o'brien@durrusa.com

Dürr Systems, Inc.

26801 Northwestern Hwy Southfield, MI 48033 Sales, Clean Technology Systems durrmegtecinquiries@durrusa.com

E EcoEngineers

300 East Locust Street, Suite 313 Des Moines, IA 50309 Andrew Clapp, Regulatory Consultant Phone (515-985-1271) aclapp@ecoengineers.us www.ecoengineers.us

Energia Tech s.r.o., The Efficiency People Hartaeckerstr. 19, Top 5 Vienna, 1190 Austria Kurt C. Holecek, Managing Partner Phone (43-650-616-5108) holecek@gmx.at www.energiatech.us

EnergyMAX, LC

28443 Seaside Road Townsend, VA 23443 Paul Smoot, CEO Phone (757-630-4056) energymax@verizon.net www.energy-max-LC.com

EP Minerals, a U.S. Silica Company 9785 Gateway Drive, Suite 1000 Reno, NV 89521 Niels Mastrup, Technical Service Manager Phone (775-824-7638) jorge.bello@epengineeredclays.com www.epengineeredclays.com

Equinox

4255 43rd Avenue South Fargo, ND 58104 Kyle Althoff, President Phone (303-910-6052) kalthoff@equinox8.com www.equinox8.com

Eslinger Biodiesel, Inc.

4681 East Vine Avenue Fresno, CA 93625 Paul Cramer, Business Development Director Phone (415-827-7784) paul@eslingerbiodiesel.com Eslingerbiodiesel.com

Ethanol Producer Magazine

308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.ethanolproducer.com

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Evonik Corporation

299 Jefferson Road Parsippany, NJ 07054 Carlos Araujo, Business Director Phone (973-929-8181) carlos.araujo@evonik.com www.evonik.com

Evonik Oil Additives

723 Electronic Drive Horsham, PA 19044 Justin Mills, Global Products Manager Phone (215-706-5808) justin.mills@evonik.com www.evonik.com/oil-additives

Excalibur Lipid Technology, Inc. 5050 Poplar Avenue, Suite 1435 Memphis, TN 38104 C.W. Kimbrell, President & CEO Phone (901-767-3101) | Fax (901-767-6378) customerservice@excaliburlipid.com excaliburlipid.com

F Fiber Chem, Inc.

14857 West Ridge Lane, Suite 7 Dubuque, IA 52001 Dan Smith, Business Development Manager Phone (563-583-1423) dan@fiber-chem.com www.fiber-chem.com

FID Chemicals (Future International Diversified, Inc.) 926 Jacques Paschini Street Bois-des-Filion (Montreal) QB, J6Z 4W4 Canada Zack Monahoyios, President Phone (450-621-4230) | Fax (450-621-0503) zack@futureinternational.com www.fidchemicals.com

Filter-Sales

4880 Sherwell Drive Waterford, MI 48327 Mike Doyle, Sales Phone (313-570-5754) mike@filter-sales.com www.filter-sales.com

FPZ, Inc.

150 North Progress Drive Saukville, WI 53080 Jim Risselman, Sales Phone (262-268-0180) usa@fpz.com www.fpz.com

Frazier, Barnes & Associates 285 German Oak Drive, Suite 103 Cordova, TN 38018 Pete Moss, President Phone (901-725-7258) fbapete@frazierbarnes.com www.frazierbarnes.com

French Oil Mill Machinery Co.

PO Box 920 1035 West Greene Street Piqua, OH 45356 Robert Pavlik, Sales Engineer Phone (937-773-3420) | Fax (937-773-3424) rppavlik@frenchoil.com www.frenchoil.com

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Fuel Quality Services, Inc.

PO Box 1380 4584 Cantrell Road Flowery Branch, GA 30542 Debra Chesneau, Vice President Phone (770-967-9790) | Fax (770-967-9982) admin@fqsinc.com www.fqsinc.com

Future Bioenergy Solutions, Inc. 811 Westview Crescent North Vancouver, BC V7N 3X9 Canada Koda Nazari, CEO Phone (778-320-2390) knazari@fubisol.ca www.fubisol.ca

FutureFuel Chemical

PO Box 2357 Hwy 394 South Batesville, AR 72501 Richard Sparks, Biodiesel Customer Account Manager Phone (870-307-5966) | Fax (870-698-3095) richardsparks@ffcmail.com futurefuelcorporation.com

G Gale Energy, LLC

1700 Market Street, Suite 1005 Philadelphia, PA 19103 Claudia Gale, President Phone (215-558-5272) | Fax (215-933-3122) claudia@galeenergy.com www.galeenergy.com

GEA North America

100 Fairway Court Northvale, NJ 07647 Greg Waranica, Market Manager Phone (201-784-4635) gregory.waranica@gea.com gea.com

GHG Engineering, LLC

402 Broadwood Drive Rockville, MD 20851 John Mosheim, Water & Carbon Sustainability Engineer Phone (443-370-5956) info@ghgengineering.com www.ghgengineering.com

Global Talent Solutions

PO Box 235 Frazee, MN 56544 Brian Bigger, President/Executive Recruiter Phone (218-296-7388) info@globaltalentsolutions.com www.globaltalentsolutions.com

GlobalTech Fluids, LLC 12000 Xenia Lane Orlando, FL 32827 Oscar Domingo, Manager Phone (407-412-5186) info@hydralicool.com www.hydralicool.com

Glotto, LLC

PO Box 219 11 East Benton Street Carrollton, MO 64633 William Johnson, CEO Phone (573-999-9904) wjohnson@taraindustriesus.com taraindustriesus.com

Glycerin Traders, LLC

H.T. PROF Clean Tech

Gorman-Rupp Company

Hedlin Ag Enterprises

Green Energy Biofuel

HEMCO Corporation

Greenfield Development

Hennepin Technical College

3522 South State Road 104 LaPorte, IN 46350 Dennis Zeedyk, President Phone (219-369-1066) glycerintraders@gmail.com www.glycerintraders.com

600 South Airport Road Mansfield, OH 44903 John Hoffner, Product Manager Phone (419-755-1511) jhoffner@gormanrupp.com www.GRpumps.com

2110 Main Street Warrenville, SC 29851 BioJoe Renwick, Co-Owner/Process Engineer Phone (803-718-6323) biojoe@gebiofuel.com www.gebiofuel.com 213 Seacrest Drive Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 Robin Sparks, Principal Phone (910-509-1805) robin@greenfield.bz www.greenfield.bz

Gregersen Structural Engineering, Inc.

1470 Benbow Street Winston-Salem, NC 27106 Todd Porter, President/Recruiter Phone (770-420-7440) | Fax (770-420-7440) tsporter@htprof.com www.htprofgroup.com PO Box 1235 Ankeny, IA 50021 Kevin Drury, President Phone (515-964-7997) kdrury@hedlinag.com www.hedlinag.com

711 South Powell Road Independence, MO 64056 Jerry Schwarz, Marketing Phone (816-796-2900) | Fax (816-796-3333) jerry.schwartz@hemcocorp.com www.HEMCOcorp.com 9000 Brooklyn Boulevard Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Dale Boyenga, Faculty of Medium/Heavy Truck Technology Phone (763-488-2421) dale.boyenga@hennepintech.edu hennepintech.edu

Hennigan Engineering Co., Inc.

1143 Two Moons Circle St. George, UT 84738 Max A. Gregersen, Structural/Seismic Principal Phone (385-232-1747) max@gsestructural.com www.gsestructural.com

55 Industrial Park Road Hingham, MA 02043 Judy Lentini, Executive Administrator Phone (800-472-8484) | Fax (781-740-8738) judy@henniganengineering.com www.henniganengineering.com

GRIP Global Resources for Industrial Projects

Hoffmann, Inc.

1686 57A Street Delta, BC V4L 1X8 Canada Doug Ballard, President Phone (604-889-1855) | Fax (866-695-9655) griprojects@gmail.com www.conveycanada.ca

Gulf Coast Environmental Systems

1689 Hawthorne Drive Conroe, TX 77301 Corina Sheridan, Director of Business Development Phone (832-476-9024) sales@gcesystems.com www.gcesystems.com

6001 49th Street South Muscatine, IA 52761 Alan Steiner, Silo & Chimney Sales Manager Phone (563-263-4733) sales@hoffmanninc.com hoffmanninc.com

Homestead Engineering, Inc. 1664 Cape Street Williamsburg, MA 01096 Thomas Leue, President Phone (413-628-4533) vegheat@gmail.com YellowHeat.com

Gulf Hydrocarbon

HTP Energy, LLC-formerly Hartland Renewable Fuels

Gulf Stream Tanker Chartering, LLC

Husch Blackwell

12455 Westpark Drive, Unit G6 Houston, TX 77082 Jess Hewitt, President Phone (281-496-5100) | Fax (281-496-5101) jess.hewitt@gulfhydrocarbon.com www.gulfhydrocarbon.com 3424 South McGregor Way Houston, TX 77021 Knut A. Scharning, President Phone (713-291-0044) kas@gulfstreamtx.com www.gulfstreamtx.com

H H.E.M.P. Fuel Group, LLC

12952 Clemson Drive Corona, CA 92880 Eduardo Herrera, Board Member Phone (303-563-9846) hempfuelgroup@gmail.com www.hempfuelgroup.com

1045 North 115th Street, Suite 300 Omaha, NE 68154 Shawn Anderson, Biofuels Sales & Marketing Phone (402-614-0083) shawn.anderson@hartlandfuels.com www.hartlandrenewables.com 13330 California Street, Suite 200 Omaha, NE 68154 David Gardels, Partner Phone (402-964-5027) david.gardels@huschblackwell.com www.huschblackwell.com

Hydrasep, Inc.

400 Vaiden Drive Hernando, MS 38632 Naji Nassif, Executive Vice President Phone (662-429-4088) | Fax (662-429-5470) nnassif@hydrasep.com www.hydrasep.com


Company Index I—L

I IBarcode Solutions Co., Ltd. 253 South Olive Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 Kimmy ZG Phone (213-617-3302) seo@ibarcodesolutions.com www.ibarcodesolutions.com

ICF

14123 Denver West Parkway, Suite 100 Golden, CO 80401 Mike McCurdy, Managing Director of Fuels & Chemicals Phone (303-728-6332) mike.mccurdy@icf.com www.icf.com

ICS, Inc.

2500 State Mill Road Grand Forks, ND 58203 Dave Dangerfield, Project Development Phone (701-775-8480) dave.dangerfield@icsgf.us www.icsgf.com

IKA Works, Inc.

2635 Northchase Parkway Southeast Wilmington, NC 28405 Julia Schittko, Marketing Manager Phone (910-452-7059) julia.schittko@ika.net www.ikausa.com

Illinois Oil Marketing Equipment, Inc.

Innovative Plant Solutions

3125 East 14th Avenue Hibbing, MN 55746 Melisa Schinderle, Corporate Services Manager Phone (844-799-6582) mschinderle@innovativeplantsolutions.com www.innovativeplantsolutions.com

Intec Thermal Energy

PO Box 187 Cumming, GA 30028 Todd Fahring, Sales Phone (770-910-4232) toddfahring@intecthermal.com www.intecthermal.com

Interdevelopment, Inc.

1629 K Street Northwest #300 Washington, DC 20006 Margareta Luddemann-Faris, Manager Phone (202-508-1459) | Fax (202-331-3759) interdevelopment@starpower.net www.interdevelopment.com

International Biomass Conference & Expo 308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.biomassconference.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 38

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

Isotek Laboratories

5225 Northwest Fifth Street Oklahoma City, OK 73127 R. Bruce Kerr, Managing Member Phone (405-948-8889) | Fax (405-942-1318) info@isoteklabs.com www.isoteklabs.com

J J.C. Ramsdell Enviro Services, Inc. 408 South Veterans Street Flandreau, SD 57028 Kelley Ramsdell, Manager Phone (605-997-3706) | Fax (605-997-2873) kelley@jcramsdell.net www.jcramsdell.com

JAL Engineering

100-7 Rancho Road, Unit 11 Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 James Latty, Chief Engineer Phone (805-551-9675) | Fax (818-991-7967) jalengineer@sbcglobal.net

Jatro Renewables, Inc. 845 North Main Street Miamisburg, OH 45342 Raj Mosali, President Phone (937-663-3010) rmosali@jatrorenewables.com www.jatrorenewables.com

850 Brenkman Drive Pekin, IL 61554 Mark McLaren, Bio Equipment Manger Phone (309-202-0360) | Fax (309-347-1881) mmclaren@iome.com www.iome.com

308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.fuelethanolworkshop.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 15

Jensen Instrument Co.

Illinois Soybean Association

Interstates

JMI Technologies, Ltd.

1605 Commerce Parkway Bloomington, IL 61704 Rebecca Richardson, Biodiesel Lead Phone (217-419-3543) rrichardson@marciv.com www.biodieseladvantage.com

Indeck Power Equipment Company 1111 Willis Avenue Wheeling, IL 60090 Vanessa Mensie, Marketing Specialist Phone (800-446-3325) tkremser@indeck-power.com www.indeck.com

Industrial Info Resources, Inc. 2277 Plaza Drive, Suite 300 Sugar Land, TX 77847 Scott Kirkeby, Senior Account Manager Phone (612-915-9996) skirkeby@industrialinfo.com www.industrialinfo.com

Industrial Sales Solutions, LLC 3684 120th Court West Faribault, MN 55021 Jim Vogel, President & Sales Manager Phone (612-805-7646) jim.vogel@ind-sales.com www.ind-sales.com

Innova Manufacturas

1600 Delta Street El Paso, TX 79902 Carlos Landa, President Phone (526-561-8161) cla6399@yahoo.com www.innovamanufacturas.com

1400 Seventh Avenue Northeast Sioux Center, IA 51250 Brandt Bensema, Vice President of Business Development Phone (712-722-1662) brandt.bensema@interstates.com www.interstates.com

Intertek

5404 Bandera Road San Antonio, TX 78238 Dean Schoppe, Principal Engineer Phone (210-863-4702) dean.schoppe@intertek.com www.intertek.com

Iowa Central Fuel Testing Laboratory Four Triton Circle Fort Dodge, IA 50501 Rhonda Jones, Manager Phone (515-574-1259) fuels@iowafuellab.com www.iowafuellab.com

IP Specialities

2724 Erie Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45208 Matt Schneider, North American Commercial Manager Phone (513-225-4482) m.schneider@ipspecialities.com www.ipspecialities.com

IPE Advisor

718 North Gainsborough Avenue Royal Oak, MI 48067 Jon Carender, Lead Advisor Phone (734-649-6710) jon@ipeadvisor.com www.ipeadvisor.com

643 South Duggan Avenue Azusa, CA 91702 Steve Molinari, President Phone (626-969-7991) sales@jenseninstr.com www.jenseninstr.com

24 Peterkin Road Markham, ON L6E1Y9 Canada John Patitsas, Project Manager Phone (905-201-9511) jpatitsas@sympatico.ca www.jmitech.ca

K K·Coe Isom

8801 Renner Boulevard, Suite 100 Lenexa, KS 66219 Donna Funk, Principal Phone (913-643-5002) | Fax (913-643-5001) funk@kcoe.com www.kcoe.com/industry/biofuels

Kelly-Hill Company

PO Box 681464 4100 Northwest Van De Popouliere Riverside, MO 64150 Bill Broekemeier, Business Development Phone (816-741-7727) | Fax (816-587-4123) bbroekemeier@kellyhillco.com www.kellyhillco.com

Kemin Industries

1900 Scott Avenue Des Moines, IA 50317 Kim Edwards, Product Manager Phone (515-559-5407) kim.edwards@kemin.com www.kemin.com

Kentucky Department of Agriculture

105 Corporate Drive Frankfort, KY 40601 Tim Hughes, Senior Trade Advisor Phone (502-782-9265) timd.hughes@ky.gov www.kyagr.com/marketing/international-marketing.html

Keystone Materials Testing, Inc. 600 East 17th Street South Newton, IA 50208 Jerry Dawson, General Manager Phone (800-858-5227) | Fax (641-792-7989) jdawson@kmtlabs.com www.kmtlabs.com

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP 607 14th Street Northwest, Suite 900 Washington, DC 20005 Mark Riedy, Partner Phone (202-508-5823) | Fax (202-318-4087) mriedy@kilpatricktownsend.com www.kilpatricktownsend.com

KM Jurkovich Advertising PO Box 286 Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047 KM Jurkovich, Owner Phone (612-940-3897) k.jurkovich@excite.com

Knack Process Design 739 Kasota Avenue Southeast Minneapolis, MN 55414 Tim Maneely, President Phone (651-278-1206) sales@knackpd.com www.knackpd.com

KuKK K+F, Ltd.

Szigetvari u. 1 Budapest 1083 Hungary Andras Kovács, Director Phone (36302114101) andras@kukk.hu www.kukk.hu

Kyte Centrifuge, LLC 30 Ridgefield Place Biltmore Forest, NC 28803 Dave Kyte, President Phone (832-368-2667) sales@kytecentrifuge.com www.kytecentrifuge.com

L Lawrence D. Sullivan & Company, Inc. 2314 Hummingbird Lane Summerville, SC 29483 Larry Sullivan, Principal Phone (651-269-7737) ldsul@ldsulco.com www.ldsulco.com

Leonard Associates

4739 Loyola Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Charles Leonard, Certified Industrial Hygienist Phone (225-335-7457) charlie@cleonard.net cleonard.net

Letsgo Corp.

Box 332 Mundare, AB T0B 3H0 Canada Barry Stewart, President Phone (780-298-7794) letsgo.corp@yahoo.ca

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Levelese, Inc.

680 South Alton Way, Unit 4D Denver, CO 80247 Sallyanne Ofner, President Phone (303-586-1890) info@levelese.com www.levelese.com

Lexair, Inc.

2025 Mercer Road Lexington, KY 40511 John Jennings, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Phone (859-255-5001) jjennings@lexairinc.com www.lexairinc.com

Liberty Commodities Corporation 6520 Edenvale Boulevard, Suite 210 Eden Prairie, MN 55346 Scott Lewis, Vice President Phone (952-939-0933) | Fax (952-939-0991) scottl@libertycomcorp.com LibertyComCorp.com

Linn & Associates

Chicago Board of Trade 141 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 1220A Chicago, IL 60604 Terry Linn, Risk Management Phone (312-896-2027) tlinn@linnllc.com www.linnllc.com

LMC International, Ltd.

1350 Avenue of the Americas, Floor 2 New York, NY 10019 Michael Schwartz, Vice President of Sales in the Americas Phone (212-586-2427) mschwartz@lmc-ny.com lmc.co.uk

Lotus Mixers, Inc.

3449 Technology Drive #201 North Venice, FL 34275 Robert Naidel, Vice President of Technology Phone (941-966-1885) engineering@lotusmixers.com www.lotusmixers.com

Loyola University Chicago

6349 North Kenmore Avenue Chicago, IL 60035 Zach Waickman, Biodiesel Lab Manager Phone (773-508-8852) zwaickm@luc.edu www.LUC.edu/biodiesel

Luxfer MEL Technologies 500 Barbertown Point Breeze Road Flemington, NJ 08822 Al Metauro, Sales Manager Phone (908-782-1280) al.metauro@luxfer.com www.luxfermeltechnologies.com

M Maas Companies, Inc.

PO Box 7128 Rochester, MN 55903 Tyler Maas, Director of Sales & Marketing Phone (507-285-1444) | Fax (507-285-0034) info@maascompanies.com www.maascompanies.com

Mahoney Environmental

M712 Essington Road Joliet, IL 60435 Jeffery Corbin, Director of Maintenance & Fleet Operations Phone (815-592-9798) jeffc@mahoneyes.com MahoneyES.com 34 | 2020 Biodiesel Industry Directory

Marc Goodman

PO Box 774 9234 Atlantic Avenue North Beach, MD 20714 Marc Goodman, Consultant Phone (301-855-7655) marcbgoodman@msn.com www.linkedin.com/in/marc-goodman-2674554

Mars Tech

216 Strawtown Road New City, NY 10956 Maruti Kendale, President Phone (845-638-3100) | Fax (845-638-6688) sales@marstechusa.com www.marstechusa.com

Mason Manufacturing

PO Box 3577 1645 North Railroad Avenue Decatur, IL 64524 Doug Cox, Engineering Manager Phone (217-422-2770) doug.cox@masonmfg.com www.masonmfg.com

Mason Manufacturing

PO Box 3577 1645 North Railroad Avenue Decatur, IL 62524 Mike Arrington, Sales Manager Phone (217-422-2770) mike.arrington@masonmfg.com www.masonmfg.com

McGough Construction

222 Third Avenue Southeast, Suite 299 Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 Scott Sylvester, Vice President Phone (319-533-5506) scott.sylvester@mcgough.com Mcgough.com

Met-Chem, Inc.

837 East 79th Street Cleveland, OH 44103 James Miller, Digital Marketing Manager Phone (216-881-7900) jmiller@metchem.com metchem.com

Metro Sign & Awning

170 Lorum Street Tewksbury, MA 01876 Tom Dunn, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Phone (978-319-6567) request@metrosignandawning.com www.MetroSignAndAwning.com

METTLER TOLEDO

1900 Polaris Parkway Columbus, OH 43240 Christopher Arko, AnaChem Market Manager Phone (614-841-4354) chris.arko@mt.com www.mt.com

MidContinental Chemical Company, Inc. 1802 East 123rd Terrace Olathe, KS 66061 Everett Osgood, Director of Fuel Additives Phone (913-390-5556) fueladditives@mcchemical.com www.mcchemical.com

MoistTech Corp.

Natwick Appraisals

Momar, Inc.

Nayes Associates, LLC

Monitor Technologies, LLC

NE Energy Services Corporation

6408 Parkland Drive, Suite 104 Sarasota, FL 34241 Sarah Hammond, Marketing Manager Phone (941-727-1800) shammond@moisttech.com www.moisttech.com 1830 Ellsworth Industrial Drive Northwest Atlanta, GA 30318 Jimmy Waldschmidt, Executive Account Manager Phone (515-210-4032) jimmy.waldschmidt@momar.com www.momar.com 44W320 Keslinger Road Elburn, IL 60119 Cris Breck, Director of Business Development Phone (630-365-9403) monitor@monitortech.com www.monitortech.com

Montana-Boston Partners, LLC 107 Cotter Court Missoula, MT 59803 Derek Nelson, Managing Partner Phone (406-370-7100) mtinvgrp@aol.com

MTH Pumps

401 West Main Street Plano, IL 60545 Scott Carlson, Graphics & Marketing Coordinator Phone (630-552-4115) | Fax (630-552-3688) publishing@mthpumps.com www.mthpumps.com

MĂ&#x153;NZING

1455 Broad Street Bloomfield, NJ 07003 Alicia Colacci, Marketing Coordinator Phone (973-233-6791) acolacci@munzing.us www.munzing.com

N N Hunt Moore & Associates, Inc. 1242 Old Hillsboro Road Franklin, TN 3769 Rich Barton, President Phone (615-472-8431) nhmoore@nhmoore.com www.nhmoore.com

National Biodiesel Board

PO Box 104898 Jefferson City, MO 65110 Kaleb Little, Director of Communication Phone (800-841-5849) info@biodiesel.org www.nbb.org

National Biodiesel Board PO Box 104898 Jefferson City, MO 65110 Donnell Rehagen, CEO Phone (800-841-5849) info@biodiesel.org www.nbb.org

National Corn Growers Association Minnesota Biodiesel Council

151 Saint Andrews Court, Suite 710 Mankato, MN 56001 Mike Youngerberg, Executive Director Phone (507-388-1635) | Fax (507-388-6751) myoungerberg@mnsoybean.com www.mnsoybean.org

632 Cepi Drive Chesterfield, MO 63005 Melanie Gibson, Executive Assistant Phone (636-733-5513) gibson@ncga.com www.ncga.com/home

1205 Fourth Avenue South Fargo, ND 58103 James Natwick, President Phone (701-235-5541) natwick@integra.net natwick.com

400 South Fourth Street, Suite 401 Minneapolis, MN 55415 Terrence Nayes, Owner/Engineer Phone (952-239-5377) nayest2@asme.org www.nayesassociates.com 66 Edwards Street Quincy, MA 02169 Philip Ziminsky, President Phone (978-244-9083) philziminsky@neesco.com www.neesco.com

O Ocean Park

5200 West Century Boulevard, Suite 420 Los Angeles, CA 90045 Bruce Comer, Managing Director Phone (310-670-2093) bruce@oceanpk.com oceanpk.com

Oil & Energy Magazine

401 Franklin Avenue Garden City, NY 11530 Richard Rutigliano, Publisher Phone (516-222-2041) | Fax (516-222-2037) rrutigliano@primediany.com

Oil-Dri Corporation of America 12006 Landwood Drive Fishers, IN 46037 Steven Powell, Regional Sales Manager Phone (317-361-5453) steven.powell@oildri.com www.oildri.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 13

Orthodox Union

11 Broadway New York, NY 10004 Abraham Juravel, Technical Services Phone (212-613-8396) | Fax (212-613-8396) juravela@ou.org www.oukosher.org

Outotec Energy Products

3568 West Industrial Loop Coeur d' Alene, ID 83815 Mike Grimm, Business Development Phone (208-765-1611) cda.sales@outotec.com www.outotec.com/energy

P Pacific Biodiesel

40 Hobron Avenue Kahului, HI 96732 Jenna Long, Director of Operations Phone (808-877-3144) jenna@biodiesel.com www.biodiesel.com


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Paratherm-Heat Transfer Fluids

2009 Renaissance Boulevard King of Prussia, PA 19406 Dyron Liverman, Oil & Gas and Chemical Sales Engineer Phone (713-213-7409) | Fax (610-941-4900) dliverman@paratherm.com paratherm.com

Paula Moon & Associates S.A. Sacagawea 1073 Collingwood Drive Naperville, IL 60540 Paula J. Moon, CFO/Strategic Initiative Developer/ Program Manager Phone (630-346-4766) p.edu.cr@gmail.com www.paulamoonandassociates.com

Pellet Mill Magazine

POWER Engineers, Inc.

2041 South Cobalt Point Way Meridian, ID 83642 Kara Veit, Marketing Coordinator Phone (208-884-6008) kara.veit@powereng.com www.powereng.com

Poyry Management Consulting 295 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10017 Jose Gonzalez, Senior Principal Phone (404-585-2117) jose.gonzalez@poyry.com www.poyry.us

PQ Corporation

308 Second Avenue North, Suite 304 Grand Forks, ND 58203 Customer Service Phone (866-746-8385) | Fax (701-746-5367) service@bbiinternational.com www.biomassmagazine.com/pellet-mill-magazine

PO Box 840 Valley Forge, PA 19482 John McNichol, Market Development Manager Phone (561-379-8274) john.mcnichol@pqcorp.com www.pqcorp.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 11

Pennsylvania Energy Resources Group

Praxair, Inc., a Linde company

223 State Street, Suite 300 Harrisburg, PA 17101 John Nikoloff, Partner & President Phone (717-233-8606) john@pa-erg.com www.erg-partners.com

Permanente Corporation

1999 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1100 Los Angeles, CA 90067 Marc A. Seidner, President Phone (310-203-5401) | Fax (310-475-0893) marc@permanentecorp.com www.permanentecorp.com

PFT-Alexander, Inc.

3250 East Grant Street Signal Hill, CA 90755 Bernie Mock, Operations Phone (562-595-1741) | Fax (562-884-0788) bmock@pft-alexander.com www.pft-alexander.com

Pick Heaters, Inc.

730 South Indiana Avenue West Bend, WI 53095 Sales Department, Phone (262-338-1191) info1@pickheaters.com www.pickheaters.com

Pittsburg Tank & Tower Maintenance Co. PO Box 913 1 Watertank Place Henderson, KY 42419 Patrick Heltsley, Vice President Phone (270-826-9000) pheltsley@pttg.com pttg.com

PlanET Biogas USA, Inc.

5937 State Route 11 Homer, NY 13077 Andrea Steed, Executive Administrator Phone (877-266-0994) contact-usa@planet-biogas.com www.planet-biogas-usa.com

Plant Process Equipment, Inc.

2525 South Shore Boulevard, Suite 410 League City, TX 77573 Ken Reynaud, Sr. Vice President Phone (281-333-7702) | Fax (281-333-7701) kreynaud@plantprocess.com www.plantprocess.com

10 Riverview Drive Danbury, CT 06810 Walter Renz, Associate Director of Business Phone (203-837-2378) walter_renz@praxair.com www.praxair.com

Premium Plant Services, Inc.

1336 East 31st Street Hibbing, MN 55746 Melisa Schinderle, Corporate Services Manager Phone (218-263-4444) melisa@premiumplantservices.com www.premiumplantservices.com

PriMedia, Inc.

401 Franklin Avenue Garden City, NY 11531 Richard Rutigliano, President Phone (516-222-2041) | Fax (516-222-2357) rrutigliano@primediany.com goprimedia.com

Proco Products, Inc.

2431 North Wigwam Drive Stockton, CA 95205 Miquel Williams, Marketing Manager Phone (209-943-6088) | Fax (209-943-0242) miquelm@procoproducts.com www.procoproducts.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 21

Proco Products, Inc.

2431 North Wigwam Drive Stockton, CA 95205 Rob Coffee, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Phone (800-344-3246) robc@procoproducts.com www.procoproducts.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 21

R R W Heiden Associates, LLC

959 Skyline Drive 1026 New Holland Avenue Lancaster, PA 17601 Richard Heiden, Chief Science & Technology Officer Phone (717-299-6860) rwheidenphd@aol.com supersleuthchemists.com

Reiter Consulting, LLC 599 Colonial Drive Grand Junction, CO 81507 Kristof Reiter, Owner Phone (888-428-5617) kristof@reiterscientific.com www.reiterscientific.com

Reiter Software, LLC 599 Colonial Drive Grand Junction, CO 81507 Kristof Reiter, Owner Phone (888-428-5617) kristof@reitersoftware.com www.reitersoftware.com

Reiter Trading, LLC 599 Colonial Drive Grand Junction, CO 81507 Kristof Reiter, Owner Phone (888-428-5617) kristof@reitertrading.com www.reitertrading.com

Render Magazine

PO Box 1319 Camino, CA 95709 Tina Caparella, Editor/Publisher Phone (530-306-6792) editors@rendermagazine.com www.rendermagazine.com

Renew, LLC

144 New Road Thompson, CT 06277 Robert Neundorf, Chairman Phone (860-923-1091) bob@2tds.com www.to-renew.com

Renewable Energy Institute 31190 Calle Cyuga Cathedral City, CA 92234 Monte Goodell, Executive Director Phone (512-772-3500) info@renewablenaturalgas.com www.RenewableNaturalGas.com

Research Laboratories, Inc.

6209 Discount Drive Fort Wayne, IN 46818 Matt Alt, Laboratory Manager Phone (260-489-2551) | Fax (260-489-9834) malt@researchlaboratoriesinc.com www.researchlaboratoriesinc.com

RINAlliance, Inc.

10430 New York Avenue, Suite F Urbandale, IA 50322 Lisa Coffelt, Business Development Phone (866-433-7467) lisa@rinalliance.com www.rinalliance.com

Rock House Advisors

1703 Bald Hill Road Jefferson City, MO 65101 Joe Jobe, President & Founder Phone (573-680-1948) joe@rockhouse.us www.rockhouse.us

RTP Environmental Associates, Inc. 400 Post Avenue, Suite 405 Westbury, NY 11590 Jessica Karras-Bailey, Principal Phone (516-333-4526) | Fax (516-333-4571) bailey@rtpenv.com www.rtpenv.com

S Sacre-Davey Engineering

800 Maynard Avenue South, Suite 404 Seattle, WA 98134 Daniel Parker, Business Development Manager Phone (206-462-3602) | Fax (206-462-3599) dparker@sacre-davey.com www.sacre-davey.com

Sacre-Davey Engineering

315 Mountain Hwy Vancouver, BC V7J 2K7 Canada Alan Humber, Business Development Manager Phone (604-986-0663) | Fax (604-986-0525) ahumber@sacre-davey.com www.sacre-davey.com

Sacre-Davey Engineering 315 Mountain Hwy North Vancouver, BC V7J 2K7 Canada Warren Johnson, Vice President Phone (604-986-0663) wjohnson@sacre-davey.com sacre-davey.com

Saola Energy, LLC

100 North Main Street, Suite 600 Wichita, KS 67202 Adam Belyamani, Chief Operating Officer Phone (316-413-3345) | Fax (316-413-3346) info@saolaenergy.com www.saolaenergy.com

Savengy Technologies, LLC 3259 Progress Drive Orlando, FL 32826 Wei Wu, Manager Phone (407-494-5663) wuwei98@gmail.com www.savengy.com

Scanjet Systems

Södra Långebergsgatan 36 Gothenburg, Västra Götaland 40097 Sweden Sales Department, Phone (46-031-33875-30) info@scanjetsystems.com www.scanjetsystems.com

SCB Group

71 South Wacker Drive, Suite 1810 Chicago, IL 60606 Pauline Tainton, Marketing Officer Phone (787-291-0014) pauline@starcb.com www.starcb.com

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, LLP 120 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2700 Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Megan E. Harmon, Partner Phone (412-577-5209) | Fax (412-577-5193) mharmon@schnader.com www.schnader.com

Scipio Biofuels

884 Bennett Street Simi Valley, CA 93065 Matt Snyder, President/Director Phone (949-633-2367) matt@scipiobiofuels.com www.scipiobiofuels.com

Seaboard Energy

9000 West 67th Street Shawnee Mission, KS 66202 Jessica Humphrey, Sales & Supply Chain Manager Phone (913-671-6618) jessica.humphrey@seaboardenergy.com www.seaboardenergy.com

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SearchPath of Chicago, Inc. 521 Devonshire Lane, Suite D Crystal Lake, IL 60014 Mark Ragland, Vice President Phone (815-261-4403) chillman@searchpath.com searchpathofchicago.com

SeQuential

3333 Northwest 35th Avenue, Building C Portland, OR 97210 Phone (503-954-2154) info@choosesq.com choosesq.com

SeQuential Biofuel Station 86714 McVay Hwy Eugene, OR 97405 Phone (541-736-5864) ianh@choosesq.com choosesq.com

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments 7102 Riverwood Drive Columbia, MD 21046 Kevin McLaughlin, Sr. MarComm Coordinator Phone (410-381-1227) | Fax (410-381-1222) webmaster@shimadzu.com www.ssi.shimadzu.com

Skymo, LLC

9090 Northwest South River Drive, Unit 9 Medley, FL 33169 Steve Cohen, Director of New Product Development Phone (305-676-6739) stevec@skymo.net www.skymo.net

Solution Technologies

PO Box 377 Cambridge, WI 53523 Jeff Kauffman, Managing Director Phone (608-345-4477) jkauffman@solution-technologies.com www.solution-technologies.com

Solutions 4 Manufacturing 1627 Baldwin Road Jacksonville, IL 62650 Tripp Fezler, President Phone (217-245-2919) info@solutions4mfg.com www.solutions4mfg.com

Solvent Systems International 70 King Street Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 Steve Rundell, President Phone (847-437-1100) srundell@solvent-systems.com www.solvent-systems.com

Sonics & Materials, Inc.

53 Church Hill Road Newtown, CT 06470 Bruce Green, Manager of Technical Support Phone (203-270-4600) bgreen@sonics.com www.sonics.com

Spartan Response, Inc.

41 Brockley Drive, Unit 11 Hamilton, ON L8E 3C3 Canada Kevin Wallace, Managing Director Phone (833-573-1010) info@spartanresponse.com www.spartanresponse.com

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments 91 McKee Drive Mahwah, NJ 07342 Thomas Bloomer, Director of Marketing Phone (201-642-3000) tom.bloomer@ametek.com www.spectro.com

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Sprague Operating Resources, LLC

185 International Drive Portsmouth, NH 03801 Steven Levy, Managing Director of New Business Development Phone (914-328-6770) rp@spragueenergy.com www.spragueenergy.com

Springboard Biodiesel

Tapco, Inc.

Thermal Kinetics

Tara Industries, LLC

Thermal Process Development

225 Rock Industrial Park Drive St. Louis, MO 63044 Melissa Scott, Administrative & Events Specialist Phone (314-739-9191) | Fax (314-739-5880) info@tapcoinc.com www.tapcoinc.com

85 Northpointe Parkway, Suite 2 Amherst, NY 14228 Chris Brown, Founder & Principal Engineer Phone (716-691-3291) cbrown@thermalkinetics.net thermalkinetics.net

2323 Park Avenue Chico, CA 95928 Matt Roberts, President Phone (530-894-1793) info@springboardbiodiesel.com www.springboardbiodiesel.com

PO Box 219 16749 Hwy 65 Carrollton/Tina, MO 6463364682 Joseph Fischer, Managing Member Phone (660-620-6912) jfischer@taraindustriesus.com taraindustriesus.com

SRS International

Targray Biofuels

18105 Route Transcanadienne Kirkland, QC H9J 3Z4 Canada Olivier Benny, Marketing Director Phone (514-695-8095) targrayinfo@targray.com www.targray.com

PO Box 291370 4620 City Center Drive Port Orange, FL 32129 Karrin Scott, Marketing Phone (386-767-7310) sales@thompsonpump.com www.thompsonpump.com

Stainless Fabrication, Inc.

TASCO

Thumb BioEnergy, LLC

Stanion Wholesale Electric Co., Inc.

Tax Advisory Services Group, LLC

TKS Industrial Company

Sterling Deaerator Company

TEGA Consultants, Inc.

TLV Corporation

41593 Winchester Road, Suite 200 Temecula, CA 92590 Clayton Hawranik, CEO Phone (951-526-2239) sales@srsintl.com www.srsintl.com 4455 West Kearney Street Springfield, MO 65803 Dianne McCoy, Marketing Manager Phone (417-865-5696) dianne.mccoy@stainlessfab.com www.stainlessfab.com 2710 West Pawnee Wichita, KS 67213 Mike Hollar, Automation Specialist Phone (316-264-8414) mhollar@stanion.com www.stanion.com

514 West Maple Street, Suite 205 Cumming, GA 30040 Robert Young, Quality Assurance Phone (770-205-1969) | Fax (770-205-2882) robert.young@sterlingdeaerator.com www.sterlingdeaerator.com

Sunho Biodiesel Corporation

10F-6, 380, Linsen North Road Taipei 104 Taiwan Felicia Boendadjaja, Technical Assistant Phone (886225642720) info@sunhobiodiesel.com sunhobiodiesel.com

Sustainable Energy Strategies, Inc. 4803 Marymead Drive Fairfax, VA 22030 Jill Hamilton, President & Owner Phone (703-322-4484) | Fax (703-322-4483) jhamilton@sesi-online.com www.sesi-online.com

Swenson Technology, Inc.

3900 Puckett Drive Amarillo, TX 79109 Jeff Paxton, Shop Manager/Machine Shop Phone (806-683-5815) | Fax (806-335-3500) jeff.paxton@tyson.com tascocentrifuge.com 1 Greenway Plaza, Suite 330 Houston, TX 77046 Oscar Garza, Sr. Partner Phone (713-572-1996) | Fax (713-572-1997) info@tasgroupllc.com www.tasgroupllc.com

15792 Willow Pierrefonds, QC H9H 2W5 Canada Cesar Augusto Colmenares, Consultant/Senior Process Engineer/Owner Phone (514-862-3127) info@tegaconsultants.ca www.tegaconsultants.ca

Teikoku USA, Inc.

959 Mearns Road Warminster, PA 18974 Kaytalin McCarry, Marketing Services Coordinator Phone (215-343-6000) kmccarry@teikokupumps.com www.teikokupumps.com

The ChemPro Group, LLC

103 William Street Boonton, NJ 07005 Charles Bambara, Vice President of Engineering & Technology Phone (973-299-1880) | Fax (973-299-4450) cbambara@thechemprogroup.com www.thechemprogroup.com

26000 South Whiting Way Monee, IL 60449 Erick Neuman, International Business Manager Phone (708-587-2300) sales@swensontechnology.com www.swensontechnology.com

The Jacobsen Publishing Co.

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TheBuzz Energy Industry Calendar

T-Haul Tank Lines

2561 North Patterson Avenue Springfield, MO 65803 Dave Samford, Vice President of National Accounts Phone (417-893-3690) dave.samford@t-haul.com thaultanklines.com

885 Arapahoe Avenue Boulder, CO 80302 John Donicht, President Phone (312-726-6600) info@thejacobsen.com www.TheJacobsen.com

401 Franklin Avenue Garden City, NY 11530 Richard Rutigliano, Publisher Phone (516-714-4338) | Fax (516-222-2357) advertise@thebuzz.energy thebuzz.energy

5665 Atlanta Hwy, Suite 102B-225 Alpharetta, GA 30004 Todd Fahring, Sales Phone (770-910-4232) tfahring@thermalpd.com www.thermalpd.com

Thompson Pump & Manufacturing

155 Orval Street Sandusky, MI 48471 Alex Ritter, Vice President of Operations Phone (810-404-2466) info@thumbbioenergy.com www.thumbbioenergy.com 901 Tower Drive, Suite 300 Troy, MI 48098 Jonathan Carender, Sales Manager Phone (248-786-5086) jcarender@tks-america.com www.tksindustrial.com 13901 South Lakes Drive Charlotte, NC 28273 Commercial Department Phone (704-597-9070) | Fax (704-583-1610) tlv@tlvengineering.com www.tlv.com

TMC Fluid Systems, Inc.

13217 Jamboree Road, Suite 482 Tustin, CA 92782 Mike Smith, Marketing Manager Phone (949-269-1472) | Fax (949-423-0159) mike@tmcfluidsystems.com TMCFluidSystems.com

TN Soybean Promotion Council 100 Executive Drive Jackson, TN 38305 Parks Wells, Executive Director Phone (731-668-2850) pwells@tnsoybeans.org tnsoybeans.org

Tower Performance of Texas, Inc. 8031 Airport Boulevard, Suite 100 Houston, TX 77061 Jalene Fritz, Parts Manager Phone (970-583-8637) | Fax (970-472-1304) jfritz@towerperformance.com www.coolingtowercomponents.com

TRC Environmental Corporation

7521 Brush Hill Road Burr Ridge, IL 60527 Dan Grabowski, Project Director Phone (312-533-2024) | Fax (312-533-2070) dgrabowski@trcsolutions.com www.trcsolutions.com


Company Index Tâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;X

Trident Automation, Inc.

Varco Pruden Buildings

Wishstone Energy

Trihydro Corporation

Vertical Software, Inc.

Wolf Material Handling Systems

Tristar FLC, Inc.

Viking Equipment Finance

WWS, Inc.

Village Fuel Stop, Inc.

Wyoming Analytical Laboratories, Inc.

1001 West Kennedy Avenue Kimberly, WI 54136 Megan Sjoberg, Marketing Coordinator Phone (920-759-7477) info@tridentautomation.com www.tridentautomation.com 1252 Commerce Drive Laramie, WY 82070 John Schneider, Senior Consultant Phone (307-745-7474) jschneider@trihydro.com www.trihydro.com PO Box 424 9600 Kaiser Way Fontana, CA 92335 Vancouver, WA 98666 Barry Love, President Phone (909-823-3000) | Fax (360-823-3080) barry@tristarpnw.com www.Tristarpnw.com

True North Renewable Fuels, Ltd. PO Box 4101, Station C Calgary, AB T2T 5M9 Canada Steven Rosendorff, Chief Commercial Officer Phone (403-969-2215) srosendorff@tnrf.ca www.tnrf.ca

Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition 490 Concordia Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55103 Lisa Thurstin, Senior Manager Phone (651-223-9568) lisa.thurstin@lung.org www.CleanAirChoice.org

U United Color Manufacturing, Inc. PO Box 480 Newtown, PA 18940 Sales Department, Phone (215-860-2165) | Fax (215-860-8560) sales@unitedcolor.com www.unitedcolor.com SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 2

University of Nebraska-Industrial Agricultural Products Center Chase Hall Lincoln, NE 68583 Loren Isom, Assistant Director Phone (402-472-8187) loren.isom@unl.edu agproducts.unl.edu US FilterMaxx 1257 Energy Cove Court Green Cove Springs, FL 32043 Pam Donnelly, Customer Service Phone (904-334-2838) pam@usfiltermaxx.com usfiltermax.com

3200 Players Club Circle Memphis, TN 38125 Jim Peckham, Manager of Marketing Phone (901-748-8000) vpsales@vp.com www.vp.com 409 Keller Street Bartonville, IL 61607 Patrick Gilroy, President Phone (309-633-0700) | Fax (309-633-2328) pat@verticalsoftware.net www.verticalsoftware.net 5900 South Lake Forest Drive, Suite 300 McKinney, TX 75070 Jim Buckingham, Director Phone (972-885-8899) info@vikingequipmentfinance.com www.vikingequipmentfinance.com/energy 31858 Castaic Road, Suite 207 Castaic, CA 91384 Sarkis Khrimian, Director Phone (818-646-6666) | Fax (661-295-7180) sarkis@vfsfuels.com

Vopak US Southern Region 2759 Independence Parkway South Deer Park, TX 77536 Todd Earle, Regional Sales Manager Phone (281-727-7225) todd.earle@vopak.com www.vopak.com

W Walsh Bio Fuels

N3092 Hwy 12&16 Mauston, WI 53948 Dave Walsh, Manager Phone (608-847-6869) davewbf@mwwb.net walshbiofuel.com

12680 Industrial Boulevard Elk River, MN 55330 Steve Nelson, General Manager Phone (763-576-9040) | Fax (763-576-9070) sales@wolflmhs.com wolfmhs.com 4032 Shoreline Drive #2 Spring Park, MN 55384 Mark Napier, Senior Trader Phone (952-548-9300) mark@wwstrading.com www.wwstrading.com 1660 Harrison Street Laramie, WY 82070 Jane Thomas, President Phone (307-742-7995) jthomas@wal-lab.com www.wal-lab.com

X Xylome Corporation

University Research Park 510 Charmany Drive, Labs 61-62 Madison, WI 53719 Tom Kelleher, CEO Phone (805-603-9736) tkelleher@xylome.com www.xylome.com

Warren & Baerg Manufacturing, Inc. 39950 Road 108 Dinuba, CA 93618 Randy Baerg, President Phone (559-591-6790) info@warrenbaerg.com www.warrenbaerg.com

Weaver and Tidwell, LLP 24 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1800 Houston, TX 77046 Sandra Dunphy, Director Phone (832-320-3218) sandra.dunphy@weaver.com www.weaver.com

Wilson Biofuels, LLC

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1724 Baldree Road South Wilson, NC 27893 Irshad Ahmed, President & CEO Phone (617-955-0020) | Fax (201-843-8010) iahmed@wilsonbiofuels.com www.wilsonbiofuels.com

Vance Bioenergy Sdn. Bhd.

Wintek Corporation

PLO 668/669, Jalan Keluli 5 Kawasan Perindustrian Pasir Gudang Johor, 81700 Malaysia TC Long, Director Phone (65-6-337-8303) | Fax (65-63-378-177) sales@vancebioenergy.com www.vancebioenergy.com

1024 Bayside Drive, Suite 382 Newport Beach, CA 92660 Peter Martin, Partner Phone (949-478-3488) peter.martin@jfm-llc.com www.wishstone-energy.com

7 Middlebury Boulevard, Suite 2 Randolph, NJ 07869 Michael Cicalese, President Phone (973-252-8200) michael@wintek-corp.com wintek-corp.com

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