Styrian company wins American BioDiesel contract
15. February 2017
The Styrian plant builder BDI has won a further major contract in the USA. As the market and technology leader in the construction of custom made BioDiesel plants, the company is to upgrade an existing BioDiesel plant on the east coast. The Styrian company will supply the plant engineering as well as key plant components. The aim of this custom made RetroFit solution is to increase the plant's capacity and expand flexibility in the use of raw materials to include used cooking oils. BDI has successfully executed more than 40 BioDiesel projects over the last 20 years.
BDI – BioEnergy International AG starts New Year with another RetroFit order
The Austrian plant manufacturer BDI – BioEnergy International AG expands its presence in the American market with the optimization of an additional BioDiesel plant.
– Modernization of an existing U.S. plant
After the successful completion of a project in California, BDI – BioEnergy International begins 2017 with an additional RetroFit project on the East Coast of the United States at American GreenFuels, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kolmar Americas, Inc.
Kolmar has contracted with BDI to modernize American GreenFuels’ biodiesel plant in New Haven, Connecticut. BDI will supply engineering and important plant components for the project. The aim of BDI’s customized RetroFit solution is to increase production capacity and feedstock flexibility for the utilization of used cooking oil at the facility.
“The modernization of an existing production plant requires the highest technical expertise and know-how,” said Dr. Hermann Stockinger, BDI’s vice president of global sales. “BDI has successfully completed more than forty BioDiesel projects in the past twenty years. With this strong focus on BioDiesel, our experts have come up with an optimized RetroFit after successfully concluding a pre-engineering project. All of us at BDI are looking forward to making this project a success for American GreenFuels.”
About BDI – BioEnergy International AG
BDI – BioEnergy International AG is market and technology leader in the construction of customized BioDiesel plants using the Multi-Feedstock Technology the company has developed itself, which can manufacture BioDiesel from different raw materials, such as Vegetable Oils, Used Cooking Oils and Animal Fats. In the “From Waste to Value” field BDI supplies efficient plant concepts that are designed to produce BioGas from industrial and municipal waste. Together with its subsidiary UIC GmbH, BDI is also active in the field of vacuum distillation. UIC GmbH supplies equipment and components for the gentle distillation of liquid mixtures in both rough and fine vacuum. In the Life Science segment, BDI creates with its fully-owned subsidiary BDI – BioLife Science GmbH new standards in the production of valuable algae-based products. This innovation enables the development of processes and equipment of the production and use of algae biomass.
BDI has specialized in the development of technologies that make optimum use of resources in the industrial processing of by- and waste products ever since it was established in 1996 and owns an extensive patent portfolio that has resulted from its in-house research and development activities. Our range of services includes public authority, basic and detailed engineering, installation and start-up as well as After-Sales support.
BDI – BioEnergy International AG and the companies it consolidates currently have 128 employees.
Additional information can be found HERE.
Contact for further information:
Dr. Edgar Ahn
Member of the Board, CSO
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