The Competitive Edge: Praj Industries Ltd.

June 30, 2022 |

Q: Tell us about your organization. What do you do?

Praj, India’s most accomplished industrial biotechnology company driven by innovation, integration, and delivery capabilities. Over the past four decades, Praj has focused on the environment, energy, and agri-process industry, with over 1000++ customer references spanning 100+ countries across 5 continents. With sustainability at its core Praj’s solutions are supported by its state-of-the-art R&D Centre Matrix & Manufacturing facilities. Listed in NSE & BSE, Praj is headquartered in India.

Q: What stage of development are you?

Commercial stage – have mature products or services on the market.

Q: What do your technologies, products or services do and accomplish – how does it (they) work, who is it (they) aimed for?

Praj’s Bioenergy profile includes Traditional Biofuels: 1G Ethanol; Advance Biofuels: 2G Ethanol and CBG; Next Gen Fuels: SAF, Bio-Marine fuel, Bio-Methanol and Bio-Hydrogen. Praj offers engineering & manufacturing solutions with Critical Process Equipment and Skids; offers customized plants, equipment and technologies with Brewery and Beverages; offers industrial effluent treatment, recycling and ZLD systems with Wastewater Treatment; offers ultra-high purity water systems, modular process with Hi Purity systems.

Q: Competitively, what gives your technology, product or service set an edge in cost or performance, sustainability, or any other aspect, that makes it stand out from the crowd, In short, what makes it transformative?

Regulatory norms are stringent, making Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) solutions an imperative. A ZLD system implies no liquid waste goes outside the manufacturing facility. Praj offers techniques like recycle and reuse, evaporation and crystallization to design ZLD systems. Praj offers solutions for industrial effluent treatment, recycling and ZLD systems for customers in metals, power, chemicals, fertilizers, refinery and petrochemicals, F&B. Zero Waste and Zero Discharge is an integral to our solution.

Q: What are the 3 top milestones you have accomplished in the past 3 years? 

1.     2020: Inauguration of Nation’s first of its kind Biomass to CBG Demo facility

2.     2021: Developing innovative technology to produce Bio-bitumen based on lignin, an Eco-friendly renewable material for road construction

3.     2022: Global Launch of BIOSYRUP- a new sustainable feedstock for year-round Ethanol Productio

Q: What are the 3 top milestones you will accomplish in the next 3 years?

1.     Develop Bio-Prism, a ground-breaking technology for production of Renewable Chemicals & Materials (RCM)

2.     Develop Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) by processing cane molasses as feedstock for Jet Fuel

3.     Develop Next Gen biofuels such as Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), BioMarine fuel, bio methanol and biohydrogen


Q. Where can I learn more about Praj?

Click here to visit Praj’s website.

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