Pelleting News

  • AMETEK Land to Showcase Biomass Spontaneous Heating and Combustion Detection Technology at Pellet Fuels Institute Conference

    The conference highlights the various applications for densified biomass, as well as trends and best practices within the woody biomass industry. The conference attracts a broad range of individuals from the public and private sectors, academia, and local, state and national governments from North America and beyond.   “With their many desirable characteristics, biomass fuels, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Free application know-how: acid number, hydroxyl number, and isocyanates in polymers

    Metrohm has been catering to the polymer industry with robust instrumentation and comprehensive application know-how for years. Our application support for chemical analysis in the laboratory and in the process covers the entire value chain from quality control of feedstock to reaction monitoring to quality control of finished polymer ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Nordson Supplies Izico with Freedom Tankless Adhesive System

    The spring roll producer Izico, in Katwijk, changed over at the beginning of this year to the tankless adhesive systems from Nordson Benelux. The new Freedom hot melt system reduces their adhesive consumption by around sixty percent. Furthermore, it requires less maintenance and is ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Spot Pricing Estimates Released as Wood Pellet Demand Increases

    Biomass consulting firm FutureMetrics LLC recently published a white paper highlighting global demand and spot price estimates for industrial wood pellets. The data allows for an optimistic scenario in which demand for co-firing or full-firing of wood pellets in large industrial pulverized coal (PC) power plants continues to strengthen in Korea, ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • Global Biomass Market Continues to Grow Annually

    The biomass market has experienced several significant changes over the past few years, not the least of which is the notable increase in global demand due to the growing use of biomass pellets for industrial power and home heating. Annual global production of biomass wood pellets has ballooned from only 2 million metric tons in 2000 to 28 million metric tons in 2015, and according to a study ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • 15% Specac discount @ ACS

    Meet us at ACS to try out our products & discuss: 15% discount on every pellet press, to any customer 15% discount on FTIR accessories, for education institutions Find us at BOOTH 1336, ACS Philadelphia on  ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Rotork Midland assists Drax with Europe’s largest decarbonisation project

    Drax Group, the largest conventional power station in the UK, is converting to burning sustainable biomass in place of coal – a process which has seen the station transform from the UK’s largest emitter of CO2 to Europe’s largest decarbonisation project. A major part of this project is the introduction of new rail freight wagons, designed by Lloyd’s Register Rail and ...


    By Rotork

  • Prevent botulism with the Pearl or Quest

    Clostridium botulinum is the germ that produces the toxin Botulism, which often occurs in canned, preserved or femernted foods, due to the lack of oxygen. Symptoms include: difficulty swallowing  dry mouth slurred speech weak ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Test leather without pellets using the Quest ATR

    The Specac Quest ATR can provide easy testing for harmful chromate in leather. Through extensive contact with the skin, chromium can be toxic and cause contact allergic dermatitis, as well as triggering other diseases. This effect is most common when chromium is found in the salt form. Yet this substance is still used in parts of the ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Test food with the Quest ATR

    The Quest ATR can test for various food types without affecting the sample. Water, fat, proteins and carbohydrates are just some of the components of food that can affect taste, consistency and healthiness. Particularly when preparing food in bulk or using ingredients procured from an unknown source, quality checking is an important step for safety in food consumption. ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Biomass exhibition

    Nextgen is the marketplace for sharing information, identifying solutions and generating business opportunities around cleaner, reliable and cost-effective local energy. Ulma is a Swedish manufacturer of residential and light commercial pellet boilers and we shall participate on this exhibition with our          ...


    By Ulma AB

  • Spain registers 30 producers and 15 traders for ENplus® pellet certificates

    The ENplus quality system is based on the international ISO 17225-2 standard referring to wood pellets By the end of July 2015 the year had seen nine more new manufacturers certified with the ENplus seal. These new holders bring the total number of certificates issued for factories to 30 and for traders to 15, which meets the ...


    By SMA Solar

  • Kenics Heat Exchangers Provide Effective Performance and Longevity in Gala Industries’ Application of Underwater Pelletizing Processes

    Smooth running production processes help manufacturers reach targeted goals. To achieve this, all equipment and systems must work in perfect unison and perform to optimal efficiency. Gala Industries manufactures underwater pelletizing systems for the plastics, hot melt adhesive and expandable resins industries. The manufacturer has used Kenics heat exchangers in their process for many years with ...


    By Moyno, Inc.

  • Reduce Manufacturing Costs with Direct Liquid CO₂ to Dry Ice Slab Production

    Gaining an edge in dry ice production has become paramount in the industry. Dry ice producers around the globe are discovering the advantages of the World’s first high volume liquid CO₂ to dry ice slab machine. As the World’s first and only high volume liquid Carbon Dioxide ...


    By IceTech A/S

  • Technical visit to Detik Aturan biomass pellets processing facility

    The Malaysia branch of the Energy Institute (EI) organised a technical site visit to a biomass pellet processing facility operated by Detik Aturan Sdn Bhd. This is a pioneering commercial scale plant producing biofuel pellets from the waste produced from palm oil, namely empty fruit bunches (EFB), with a capacity of 3000 tonnes per month. The plant is located at Kg Sungai Gulang-Gulang, Tanjung ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Visit to European Pellets Conference 2015

    Chairman of board of directors of ICK Group Mr. Zayets Y.A. took part in the largest annual European Pellets Conference which took place on February 25-26 in Wels (Austria). This conference totaled more than 750 participants from 59 countries of the world. Conference in Wels is considered the largest one in the field of production and use of fuel pellets in the world. Among various directions, ...


    By ICK GROUP

  • Wood pellet manufacturer ignores serious safety hazards and fines, places workers at repeated risk of amputation and fire

    For the fifth time in the past three years, U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspectors found workers at Wood Fibers Inc. at risk of amputation, fire and other life-threatening hazards in October 2014. Despite OSHA's effort, the company has failed to provide proof that hazards had been fixed or pay penalties from previous inspections. Acting on an ...

  • Fote New Sawdust Pellet Mill/Sawdust Pellet Mill/Sawdust Pellet Making Machine

    Fote New Sawdust Pellet Mill, Sawdust Pellet Mill, Sawdust Pellet Making MachineBrief Introduction to Sawdust Pellet Mill ...

  • The updating of biofuel factory in Zhytomyr region

    The customer is the owner of woodworking plant who has set the task for the specialists of ICK Group to increase the productivity of the factory for pellets production. According to customer's words the main need for change was due to unsatisfactory operation of old pellet mills that were installed at the factory: only two of three pellet mills, at best, were constantly in operation, more often ...


    By ICK GROUP

  • ANDRITZ to deliver woodyard equipment to new Enviva biomass pellet plants, USA

    International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Enviva, one of the leading producers of woody biomass pellets, to supply woodyard equipment, engineering, and field services for two biomass pellet plants, each with a capacity of 500,000 tons per year, to be built in North Carolina, USA. ANDRITZ will supply several innovative products for manufacturing high-quality mini-chips ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

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