First-of-Its-Kind Integrated Biotech Facility for Biorefineries Adds Jobs,
Fuels National Trend Toward Oil Independence
NORWELL, Mass., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- BioEnergy International, LLC (BioEnergy), a science and technology leader in the development of biorefineries that produce biofuels and specialty chemicals from renewable resources, announced today the launch of the first world class, next- generation research center at 42 Cummings Park in Woburn, Mass.
The 11,000 square foot lab will serve as BioEnergy's strategic hub for leading innovation in the development and commercialization of next generation biofuels, biopolymers, and specialty chemicals from renewable sources. The bench-scale facility will validate, advance, and optimize BioEnergy's novel technology in support of its commercialization efforts around the world.
"I look forward to the day when a pound of sugar from renewable raw materials replaces the use of petrochemicals in the manufacture of everything from the fuel we put in our cars to the plastics and fabrics we use in our lives," stated Chairman and CEO Stephen J. Gatto. "This is an exciting time for BioEnergy, as we have spent the better part of two years searching for the right location for this major multi-million dollar investment. I am especially proud of our Research team: its efforts will have extraordinary implications in the fight to reduce our nation's dependency on imported oil."
The BioEnergy facility embodies the company's mission to craft a strategically integrated program, design a pioneer facility, and assemble a team of renowned industry leaders in all critical areas of next generation biorefineries including process engineering, pre-treatment, microbial platforms with advanced microorganisms and biocatalysts, fermentation, hydrolysis, enzymology, and chemical engineering.
Dr. Mohammed Moniruzziman, Vice President for Research and Development,
heralded the potential impact of
|SOURCE BioEnergy International, LLC|
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