Tag: Altranex

Altranex targets high value renewable lubricants over drop-in fuels

Altranex targets high value renewable lubricants over drop-in fuels

May 4, 2015 |

In Canada, Altranex is set to start using its recently patented technology to develop high value renewable lubricants and drop-in bunker fuels.  The process produces 90% lubricant and 10% renewable diesel where the lube can fetch upwards of $2200 per metric ton. Breaking ground on a facility that produces 90 tons of lube per day […]

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Altranex: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Altranex: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 30, 2015 |

Altranex process technology biofuels have key features that enable them to meet the growing demand for renewable fuel: As drop-in replacements for existing petroleum-based fuels, Altranex fuels work with existing fueling infrastructure and don’t require any change to engines. Altranex fuels use a variety of waste and virgin biological feedstock. The use of low-cost feedstock […]

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Altranex issued a patent for high performance lubricant-producing technology

Altranex issued a patent for high performance lubricant-producing technology

March 9, 2015 |

In Canada, Altranex has been issued a patent for its novel process which transforms bio-based oils and fats into high performance lubricants. In independent evaluations by international motor oil producers, their product Altra-BASE exhibits performance characteristics of synthetic motor oils, but can be produced from multiple low-cost renewable sources much cheaper than synthetic fuels. “Altra-BASE […]

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4 minutes with…Chad Joshi, CEO, Altranex Corporation

4 minutes with…Chad Joshi, CEO, Altranex Corporation

November 12, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. Altranex is a developer and marketer of bio-based chemicals including high-quality renewable lubricating base oil, marine fuels, and chemicals for the polymers/plastics industry. Our base oil have higher viscosity index and purity than oils on the market today thereby improving fuel economy in […]

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Altranex to present bio-lubricants, fuels at Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit

Altranex to present bio-lubricants, fuels at Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit

July 28, 2014 |

In Canada, Altranex Corp. has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 Defense Energy Technology Challenge program as a part of the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit, to be held at the Hawai’i Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawai’i, September 15-17, 2014. As one of only eighteen DETC Finalists, Altranex will be presenting its bio-lubricants, […]

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Altranex Corporation to receive cost-share of $200,000 from Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program

Altranex Corporation to receive cost-share of $200,000 from Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program

July 21, 2014 |

In Canada, Altranex Corporation has entered into a Contribution Agreement with the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). The agreement shares the cost for Altranex to scale-up the production of Altranex’s Altra-HF shipping fuel and other products. The NRC-IRAP financial support is up to $200,000. The company produces bio-lubricants and commercial […]

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Altranex: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Altranex: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

March 18, 2014 |

Altranex process technology biofuels have key features that enable them to meet the growing demand for renewable fuel: As drop-in replacements for existing petroleum-based fuels, Altranex fuels work with existing fueling infrastructure and don’t require any change to engines. Altranex fuels use a variety of waste and virgin biological feedstock. The use of low-cost feedstock […]

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Biofuels Digest 5-Minute Guides released for Altranex, Muradel, NexSteppe, Oxford Catalysts Group, Velocys, SG Biofuels

Biofuels Digest 5-Minute Guides released for Altranex, Muradel, NexSteppe, Oxford Catalysts Group, Velocys, SG Biofuels

December 17, 2012 |

Biofuels Digest has released the next wave of its 5-Minute Guides – a “news you can use” digest on the leading companies in biofuels. Each 5-Minute Guide provides a company description, top development and commercialization, milestones for from 2010 through today, description of the business model; plus project info (location, feedstocks, product set, processing technology, […]

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Altranex: Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

Altranex: Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

December 17, 2012 |

Altranex Address: 5200 Finch St. East, Suite 210, Toronto, ON M1S 4Z4 Canada Year Founded: 2010 Company description:  Biodiesel, as it is produced today does not work in cold weather.  Below 50F (10C), biodiesel begins to solidify rendering engines inoperable in cold weather. Small quantities of biodiesel (up to 5%) can be blended with petro-diesel […]

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New Kids on the Block: 12 hot bio-based technologies worth watching (Part I)

New Kids on the Block: 12 hot bio-based technologies worth watching (Part I)

June 25, 2012 |

As the biobased revolution moves into the commercialization stage, new products and enabling technologies continue to surface that offer tantalizing opportunities. In recent months, there has been so much emphasis on companies moving from the development to commercialization stages — not least companies like Solazyme, Gevo, Amyris, KiOR and Ceres going through the IPO process […]

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