Methes Energies Inks exclusive catalyst deal for New Pre-Treatment Process

September 4, 2014 |

In Nevada, Methes Energies announced the introduction of its Methes PP-MEC catalyst, and Dorf Ketal Speciality Catalysts as exclusive manufacturer. The PP-MEC catalyst is a major active ingredient in this a new pre-treatment process for high free fatty acid (FFA) biodiesel feedstocks, including non-food grade corn oil, that Methes announced via webinar on August 28th. In additino to being a biodiesel industry supplier and technology pioneer, the company markets and sells biodiesel fuel produced at its showcase production facility in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, and at its 13 MGY facility in Sombra, Ontario, to customers in the U.S. and Canada.

John Loewen, COO of Methes, said, “We are very pleased with our relationship with Dorf Ketal. The fact that they can manufacture our PP-MEC catalyst is great and gives us the peace of mind that we were looking for. I believe that the market potential is enormous for this new process so we wanted to make sure that we had a catalyst manufacturer that would be able to follow our growth not only in North America but around the world.”


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