Tag: Forest Concepts

Forest Concepts awarded $1.8 million BETO grant to improve biomass processing

Forest Concepts awarded $1.8 million BETO grant to improve biomass processing

June 21, 2018 |

In Washington state, Forest Concepts LLC has been awarded a $1.8 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office to address the critical issues of poor flowability, high friction, and highly variable physical properties that have plagued the biomass industry. Biomass materials have a wide range of moisture contents that are […]

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Why “less dry” when you can “dry for less,” says Forest Concepts with Biomass Drying research grant 

Why “less dry” when you can “dry for less,” says Forest Concepts with Biomass Drying research grant 

August 9, 2015 |

In Washington state, Forest Concepts has been awarded an SBIR research contract from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The two-year, $499,997 contract will support development of advanced model-predictive control systems for biomass dryers used in the biofuel and bioproducts supply chain. Innovations and technologies resulting from this project can […]

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4 minutes with… Mike Perry, CEO, Forest Concepts

4 minutes with… Mike Perry, CEO, Forest Concepts

January 1, 2015 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. Under DOE/USDA SBIR projects, my company has developed and patented a low energy rotary shear machine that can process a variety of normal moisture (green) biomass including wood, corn stover, miscanthus, switchgrass and others into flowable uniform particles down to 1.6mm for optimized […]

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Forest Concepts wins AE50 Outstanding Innovations Award from ASABE

Forest Concepts wins AE50 Outstanding Innovations Award from ASABE

November 24, 2014 |

In Michigan, Forest Concepts is the recipient of an AE50 Outstanding Innovations Award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) for its Crumbles Precisions Feedstocks. Mike Perry, Chief Executive Officer said: “We are pleased and honored to receive the AE50 Award for our novel Crumbles® Precision Feedstocks. Crumbles® biomass feedstocks are small […]

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