Tag: American Process

American Process to continue R&D, development work despite split from GranBio

American Process to continue R&D, development work despite split from GranBio

March 18, 2019 |

In Georgia, TRHoldco LLC, Theodora Retsina’s holding company, announced its separation from GranBio in the GranAPI JV, and the beginning of a new era for American Process. In the separation, TR Holdco retained ownership of American Process brand name, the American Process engineering business, API-Europe, certain IP rights and access to the Thomaston biorefinery R&D center. […]

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Big Buckaroos in Tiny Town: the gold rush ahead in nanocellulose

Big Buckaroos in Tiny Town: the gold rush ahead in nanocellulose

June 2, 2016 |

If you are among the millions who have seen Captain America: Civil War, you’ll note that Ant Man is displaying the ability to shrink beyond belief, yet grew into a 100-foot tall Giant-Man for the airport battle. It’s that way for nanocellulose, too — a material made from the largest organisms imaginable — our friends, […]

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Miniature but mighty: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to nanocellulose

Miniature but mighty: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to nanocellulose

June 2, 2016 |

Last year, we reported that  Research & Markets projected the “Nanocellulose Market by Type (Cellulose nanocrystals, Cellulose nanofibrils, cellulose nanocomposites, and others) to reach $250 Million by 2019, signifying annualized CAGR of 19% between 2014 and 2019. Heft growth indeed, and a survey of the patent apps shows sharp activity levels that confirm that many see the promise. What […]

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Explosive growth: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Nanocellulose and its applications

Explosive growth: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Nanocellulose and its applications

March 22, 2016 |

Last year, we reported that  Research & Markets projected the “Nanocellulose Market by Type (Cellulose nanocrystals, Cellulose nanofibrils, cellulose nanocomposites, and others) to reach $250 Million by 2019, signifying annualized CAGR of 19% between 2014 and 2019. Heft growth indeed, and a survey of the patent apps shows sharp activity levels that confirm that many see the promise. What […]

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Alpena Biorefinery takes a sabbatical, as American Process shifts testing/demo ops to Georgia

Alpena Biorefinery takes a sabbatical, as American Process shifts testing/demo ops to Georgia

August 16, 2015 |

In Georgia, American Process has completed replication of its GreenPower+ cellulosic technology at its Thomaston, GA Biorefinery, and has shifted customer feedstock performance evaluation operations to Georgia. With the shift, the company announced that, pending improvements in ethanol or acetate market prices, or the introduction of a new production molecule, its Alpena Biorefinery operation will […]

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API Announces First Commercial Implementation of GreenBox+ Technology 

API Announces First Commercial Implementation of GreenBox+ Technology 

June 22, 2015 |

In Georgia, American Process announced the implementation of API’s GreenBox+ technology in this project has been selected as part of major investments by Cascades, in a biorefinery project at its Norampac-Cabano facility. This project – worth a total of $26M – represents a major advance in biorefinery development in Canada. Backed by a $10M investment […]

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American Process: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

American Process: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 4, 2015 |

Although American Process has been most closely associated with its complete cellulosic biofuels package — of late, the company has been much in focus because of its capabilities in producing low-cost renewable sugars. Thought it was a matter of making sugars and shipping them to an ethanol producer? Think again. In this case, there are […]

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American Process: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

American Process: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 4, 2015 |

Although American Process has been most closely associated with its complete cellulosic biofuels package — of late, the company has been much in focus because of its capabilities in producing low-cost renewable sugars. Thought it was a matter of making sugars and shipping them to an ethanol producer? Think again. In this case, there are […]

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4 minutes with…Basil Karampelas, President, American Process

4 minutes with…Basil Karampelas, President, American Process

December 2, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. We’ve developed 2 proprietary biorefinery technologies producing low-cost cellulosic sugars from non-food based biomass. Our Green Power+ technology produces low-cost cellulosic sugars from the hemicelluloses. AVAP technology produces cellulosic sugars from cellulose and hemicelluloses. Our GP+ demo is in Alpena, MI; our AVAP […]

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Sweet 16: the hottest slides on biofuels’ key technologies, regions, policies, from ABLC

Sweet 16: the hottest slides on biofuels’ key technologies, regions, policies, from ABLC

April 24, 2014 |

Experts from Coca-Cola, Avantium, Virent, American Process, DSM, ICM, Imperium, Liquid Light, Maverick Synfuels, Beta Renewables, Algenol, Cool Plant, Clariant — as well as top management at the USDA and US Department of Energy were among the highlight presenters on the second day at ABLC, the annual bioeconomy leadership conference in Washington, DC. ABLC this […]

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