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Agenda

DAY ONE: 5th July 2022

9.30 The role of Biomass in the European Green Deal
Hans van Steen, Acting Director on Renewables, Research, Innovation and Energy Efficiency, Directorate General for Energy, European Commission

9.45 Pellet Market Update

  • European pellet market update
  • Fresh data from 2021-2022 heating season
  • Most recent trends on European residential pellet market
  • Update on other biomass types

Gilles Gauthier, Business Development and Membership Director, Bioenergy Europe

10.15 Spotlight on Germany: Expanding the fuels mix at CHP plants to include waste wood
Markus Süßmann, Head of Special Projects, Danpower

Bureau Veritas10.45 Networking break
kindly sponsored by Bureau Veritas

11.15 Advanced Pellet Fuel from a Proven Technology
Bjørn H. Knappskog, CEO, Arbaflame

11.45 Financing CHP biomass projects
Dr. Christian Rakos, CEO, proPellets Austria

12.15 Q&A with this morning’s speakers

Technoilogy12.45 Networking lunch
kindly sponsored by Technoilogy

2.00 Session two: Opening remarks from the Chair

2.15 Biomass sustainability criteria: going beyond the basic requirements

  • Latest sustainability guidelines
  • Different approaches to sustainability criteria
  • The need to go above and beyond

Nicolas Viart, Technical Director, Sustainable Biomass Programme

2.45 Biomass trading: woodchips & pellet auctions across Europe

  • Overview of the biomass sector in the Baltic States
  • Pricing

Andrius Smaliukas, Head of Business Development, Baltpool

Bureau Veritas3.15 Networking break
kindly sponsored by Bureau Veritas


3.45 Case study: 75MW Biomass power plant in Asia

  • Feedstock choices
  • Sustainability
  • Overview of the biomass sector in Asia

Yoshinobu Kusano, Executive Advisor, Biomass Energy, Renova

4.15 Subject TBC
Speaker TBC


Emmission Analytics4.45 Networking drinks with the Biogas & Biomass participants
kindly sponsored by Emmission Analytics

DAY TWO: 6th July 2022

9.30 Welcoming remarks from the Chair

9.45 Future Outlook for the Global Industrial Wood Pellet Market
Jens Wolf, Executive VP, Sales and Marketing, Enviva Partners

10.15 Enhancing Biomethane plants efficiency
Speaker TBC


Bureau Veritas10.45 Networking break
kindly sponsored by Bureau Veritas

11.15 Wood waste – in between wood and waste management

  • General market overview in European and global context
  • Uncertainties and opportunities in biomass market
  • Role of biomass in renewable energy
  • Regional policy review, analysis on regulatory framework

Lauma Kazuša, Head of Market Analysis, SUEZ Trading Europe

11.45 The role of biomass in the European Green Deal
Virginia Puzzolo, Executive Director, Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking

12.15 Policy Update
Irene di Padua, Policy Director, Bioenergy Europe

Technoilogy12.45 Networking lunch
kindly sponsored by Technoilogy

2.00 Opening remarks from the Chair

2.15 Complying with EU regulations to build a sustainable & efficient biomass plant

  • Considerations with sourcing biomass feedstock
  • Emissions
  • Creating a circular economy
  • Meeting the 2029 regulatory requirements to re-use phosphor

Frank S. Lund, Head of Strategy and Marketing, AET Biomass

2.45 Negative Emissions Pellet Production

  • What are the energy intensive machines and processes when producing pellets
  • Tackle those energy hogging processes
  • How we can reduce the emissions by changing the dryer
  • How we can achieve negative emissions (remove emissions for per ton pellet used for energy)

Manish Verma, Business Development Manager, Swedish Exergy

3.10 Topic TBC
Martin Bentele, CEO, German Pellet Association, DEPV

3.35 Topic TBC
Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials

3.45 Biomass Pellet Processing for Power Generation

  • Explaining what is biofuel (wood and agri-waste) and the different species.
  • What you need to know about the form of biomass for combustion.
  • Where pellets are used and what the different requirements for quality are.
  • The influence of raw material on the process and how to cope with it.

Peter Coad, Business Segment Manager Energy, CPM

4.00 End of conference

Speaker Biographies

Luc Pelkmans

Hans van Steen
Acting Director on Renewables, Research, Innovation and Energy Efficiency
European Commission

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Hans van Steen is Acting Director on Renewables, Research, Innovation and Energy Efficiency in the Directorate General for Energy in the European Commission.

Mr van Steen began his career in the Danish Ministry for Education and later moved to the Ministry for Energy as Head of Sector for European and Nordic energy co-operation. He joined the European Commission in 1989 as a Seconded National Expert, working mainly in the area of energy technology dissemination. Following several assignments in the fields of energy and transport, he became Deputy Head of Unit for Inter-institutional Affairs (2001 - 2006), Head of Unit for Renewable Energy (2006 - 2013), Head of Unit for and International Energy Relations and Enlargement (2013 - 2017) and Adviser on Renewables, Research and Innovation and Energy Efficiency (2017 - present). He became Acting Director on 1 October 2018.

Mr van Steen holds a Master's Degree in Political Science from the University of Århus, Denmark.

 
Yoshinobu Kusano

Yoshinobu Kusano
Executive Advisor, Biomass Energy
Renova

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Mr. Yoshinobu Kusano joined RENOVA as Executive Advisor in 2017. From January 2018 he has been head of Fuel Procurement Group, Biomass Energy of RENOVA. Prior to that, he worked for Sumitomo Corporation head office as well as offices in Saudi Arabia and in Johannesburg (Republic of South Africa) as its representatives. He has been involved in start-up of overseas plantation forest management and operation joint venture as Director. From 2003, he has been intensively focusing on biomass fuel development and sourcing as a head of Biomass Group of Sumitomo Corporation. He holds a BA in Law from Waseda university.

 
Lauma Kazuša

Lauma Kazuša
Head of Market Analysis
SUEZ Trading Europe

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Lauma joined SUEZ Trading Europe in 2018 and heads market analysis activities for all trading streams – alternative fuels, wood, paper, plastics and non-ferrous metals.

She has been working with biomass energy and EfW sectors for nearly 15 years, with previous professional experiences in due diligence work, market assessments and competitive analysis.

 
Manish Verma

Manish Verma
Business Development Manager
Swedish Exergy AB

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I was born in India and raised in Sweden with Masters in management with entrepreneurship from Heriot-Watt University in Scotland. I have worked with Swedish Exergy since 2010 in various roles and currently in the role of business development manager with sales and marketing.

 
Markus Süßmann

Markus Süßmann
Head of special projects
Danpower GmbH

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Markus studied energy engineering and is experienced with Bioenergy since 1995. He developed different biomass plants and biogas plants for Danpower including biomass sourcing.

Currently Markus is responsible for the activities of Danpower Eesti AS in Estonia and represents Danpower Group in different associations to develop the German Energiewende with the bioenergy topic.

The Danpower Group is a German energy company and supplies heat, cooling, power and wood pellets to more than 250,000 homes, public institutions and commercial customers in more than 150 municipalities. Danpower owns and operates a number of biomass CHP plants, wood chip boilerhouses and about 40 biogas plant in Germany. Danpower is headquartered in Potsdam, Germany.

 
Virginia Puzzolo

Virginia Puzzolo
CBE JU’s Head of Programme Unit
Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking

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Virginia holds a doctoral degree in plant ecology and biology. For the last 20 years, she has been working in developing and implementing the EU research and innovation policies in several EU institutions. Virginia’s previous professional experience includes the European Commission’s Research Executive Agency, the Enterprise Directorate-General of the European Commission, the EU’s Joint Research Centre, as well as the Italian Research Forest Management Institute.

 
Andrius Smaliukas

Andrius Smaliukas
CEO
Baltpool

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Andrius Smaliukas
· CEO of BALTPOOL International Biomass Exchange (operating in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden)
· 8 years’ experience in bioenergy market
· 5 years’ experience in capital markets

Current position:
· CEO of BALTPOOL Biomass Exchange (from 2016)

Previous work experience:
· Head of legal at BALTPOOL (2012—2016)
· Lawyer at Bank of Lithuania and private Law Firm (2008—2012)

Academic degree(s) / title(s), completed studies:
· Executive MBA at BMI Institute (2020-2022)
· Master degree in Economics (2010)
· Master degree in Law (2008)

Jens Wolf

Jens Wolf
General Manager Europe & Vice President Commercial
Enviva Partners

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Jens Price Wolf is General Manager for Enviva Europe, leading the company’s regulatory engagement, customer fulfillment and market development activities across Europe. Jens brings 20 years’ experience in the energy sector and the full value chain of biomass for power and heat. He started his career as a consultant with ICF Consulting and later McKinsey & Company, where he advised businesses on operations and strategy. As a Director of Asset Management and Development for DONG Energy (now Orsted) he was responsible for converting four Danish CHP plants. Prior to joining Enviva, he was Commercial Director at Drax, responsible for trading, biomass sourcing, development and logistics.

Jens holds a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Copenhagen.

He is a Danish national but lives in Yorkshire in the UK.

 
Peter Coad

Peter Coad
Business Segment Manager Energy
CPM

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CPM Europe employee for 15 years, and during this time has worked in Equipment sales, Biomass project management, Technical services management and currently as Business segment manager Energy.

Throughout this time, he has gained experience of Biomass process requirements and systems relevant to the pelleting business.

Peter Coad is CPM Europe’s Segment Manager for Biomass. He is a true CPM veteran with over .. years under his belt. Over the years, Peter has held various positions at CPM Europe, ranging from .. to .. . This makes him a team favorite for the younger generations when looking for more detailed information on anything Biomass-related.

Peter Coad is CPM Europe’s Business Segment Manager for Biomass.

He has over 15 years under his belt with the company, and during this time has also worked in the areas of Equipment sales, Biomass projects and Technical Services management.

Throughout this time, he has gained valuable experience of Biomass process requirements and systems relevant to the pelleting business across the world.

 
Bjørn Halvard Knappskog

Bjørn Halvard Knappskog
CEO
Arbaflame

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Has been leading Arbaflame since December 2018. Joined the company in Mars 2016 with responsibility for business development, working both with pellets and district heating projects. Prior to Arbaflame, he has experience from Pareto Securities working as a financial analyst. Has strong financial understanding, and extensive commercial experience in contract negotiations, strategic thinking and entrepreneurship.

Education from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen.

 
Gilles Gauthier

Gilles Gauthier
Business Development Director
Bioenergy Europe

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Gilles Gauthier is currently working as a Director for Bioenergy Europe. He is in charge of membership and project development, besides being the pellet reference person of the organization. He has an industrial engineering background with a specialization in environment. Before joining Bioenergy Europe, he worked as R&D and sales engineer for a Belgian agro-pellets producer. Afterwards, Gilles worked for the Belgian Biomass association (ValBiom) as pellet expert and coordinator of the association.

 
Nicolas Viart

Nicolas Viart
Technical Director
Sustainable Biomass Programme

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Nicolas joined SBP as Technical Director in January 2022. He was previously Head of Standards and Innovation for the leading global certification scheme for the sugarcane sector, Bonsucro. A senior sustainability professional with extensive agriculture and international supply chain experience, Nicolas has proven technical and strategic competencies in advancing sustainability agendas at global and local scale. Nicolas has prior experience in the dairy and fishery sector. He holds a MS in Quality in FoodFood Business and Master in International Business Strategy. He is based in London, UK.

 
Martin Bentele

Martin Bentele
CEO
German Pellet Association, DEPV

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Managing Director, Deutscher Energieholz- und Pellet-Verband (DEPV), Germany

Managing Director, Deutsches Pelletinstitut (DEPI), Germany

Degree in Forestry, Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany

 
Dr. Christian Rakos

Dr. Christian Rakos
CEO
proPellets Austria

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Biography pending.

 
Irene di Padua

Irene di Padua
Policy Director
Bioenergy Europe

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Irene has a background and hands-on experience in EU public affairs and advocacy. Her professional career started in the EU sustainability field, first from a regional and industrial perspective and then with a specific focus on the energy sector and renewable heat. In her role of Policy Director at Bioenergy Europe, she coordinates all activities relate to the bioenergy sector at European and international level.

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TECHNOILOGY is an international engineering company based in Italy and specialized in the design and manufacturing of industrial plants for Edible Oils Extraction and Refinery, Biodiesel Production, Waste oils Pre-treatment, Olechemicals and Used Mineral Oil Refining. The company is owned by BERNARDINI family active in the Oils & Fats industry since 1950. TECHNOILOGY has an important know-how in vegetable oil Processing and low ghrade materials Pre-Treatment for Biofuel Production (HVO and Methyl-ester) and is equipped with two laboratories where specific trials are carried out on low quality feedstocks such as Animal Fats, POME, Used Cooking Oil, PFAD, Acid oil and others.

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The Desmet Ballestra Group is the world leader in developing, engineering and supplying technologies, processing plants and proprietary equipment for variety of business areas, incl. Food, Feed & Green Fuel. Desmet Ballestra’s headquarters for the oleochemical, HVO & biodiesel activities are located in Brussels (Belgium). This is the product centre for the conception of high performance plants and components for:
Biodiesel & Methyl Esters processes;
Fatty acids processes;
Glycerine processes for sweet water, spent lyes and methylesters;
Fatty alcohol processes;
HVO pre-treatment processes.

In more than 40 years, Desmet Ballestra and its 21 affiliated companies have installed more than 400 oleochemical and biodiesel processes, plus more than 10 HVO pre-treatment processes worldwide.

EXHIBITORS

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Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies that aims to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible.

Loadscan’s load volume scanning and measurement systems help bark mulch, and compost businesses across the world to substantially improve operational and financial performance. Our Load Volume Scanner (LVS) gives you the ability to accurately determine and apply your own compaction and bulking factors of each of the materials you receive and supply, making it the only reliably accurate method of measuring volumes.

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BARTEC BENKE online analyzers and measurement technology continuously provide the relevant process parameters, ensuring optimum process control. In this way, the systems ensure the quality of production results in accordance with applicable standards and product-related specifications.

The portfolio of BARTEC BENKE includes a full line of vertically integrated online analyzers, sample systems and shelters. It is their aim, in close cooperation with their customers, to develop new solutions and to set new standards with outstanding analyzers. BARTEC BENKE configure the devices according to the specific process requirements of their customers. Their experts advise and guide you from concept to completion of your project analysis, worldwide

Stardust has been a global supplier of anti-counterfeiting and anti-diversion solutions to brand owners and government agencies for over 22 years. Its focus is on R&D of luminescent materials used as markers for protection of brand and supply chain integrity including sustainable sourcing. The markers are introduced to become inseparable part of the product or its packaging and to form a layered covert/forensic security feature identifiable with dedicated instrumentation. Among its diverse projects, Stardust is active in tax stamps and banknotes offering economical, reliable, and versatile solutions that have never been defeated.

Praj, India’s most accomplished process engineering company in the Bioeconomy, is driven by innovation and integration capabilities. Over the past three decades, Praj has focused on the environment, energy, and agri-process industry, with over 750 customer references spanning 75 countries across 5 continents. 

Bio-mobilityTM and Bio-PrismTM are the mainstays of Praj’s contribution to the global Bioeconomy. The Bio-Mobility portfolio offers technology solutions globally to produce renewable transportation fuel, thus ensuring sustainable decarbonization through circular bioeconomy. The company’s Bio-PrismTM portfolio comprises of renewable chemicals and materials solutions, promises sustainability, while reimagining nature. 

Praj’s diverse portfolio comprises - 

1. Bio-energy – a complete suite of solutions for ethanol industry viz. multi-feed multi-product plants, modernization of existing plants, renewable fuels like iso-butanol etc. 

2. Renewable natural gas (RNG) - Supply of complete turnkey plants along with T-EPC (Technology - Engineering, Procurement & Construction) for production of RNG from agri residues like rice/wheat straw, corn cobs & industrial waste like sugar factory press mud and distillery spent wash. 

3. High purity water solutions – Praj HiPurity Systems Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary, provides high purity water solutions to pharma, biotech, cosmetics and F&B industries 

4. Engineering led businesses

a. Critical process equipment & skids – leveraging its engineering and manufacturing capabilities, this business caters to the global oil & gas and related downstream sectors 

b. Brewery engineering – Praj has been a trusted partner for global brewers with its integrated and energy efficient brewery plants and systems 

c. Zero Liquid Discharge Systems.

Praj Matrix, the state-of-the-art R&D facility, forms the backbone for the company’s endeavours towards a clean energy-based Bioeconomy. 

Praj has offices in Thailand, Philippines, USA apart from a robust R&D and manufacturing base in India.

TECHNOILOGY is an international engineering company based in Italy and specialized in the design and manufacturing of industrial plants for Edible Oils Extraction and Refinery, Biodiesel Production, Waste oils Pre-treatment, Olechemicals and Used Mineral Oil Refining. The company is owned by BERNARDINI family active in the Oils & Fats industry since 1950. TECHNOILOGY has an important know-how in vegetable oil Processing and low ghrade materials Pre-Treatment for Biofuel Production (HVO and Methyl-ester) and is equipped with two laboratories where specific trials are carried out on low quality feedstocks such as Animal Fats, POME, Used Cooking Oil, PFAD, Acid oil and others.

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By 2025, the port of Amsterdam wants to be a leading European seaport, leading the transition to a sustainable society. In order to remain an energy port in the future, we are looking for new cargo flows and ways to generate sustainable energy. The port is accelerating the production of renewable energy products, such as biofuels and biochemicals.

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The port of Amsterdam has a well-equipped sea-entrance and excellent hinterland connections by water, rail, road and underground pipelines. This, together with the unique location within the world’s largest international energy hub ARA (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp), makes the port of Amsterdam an ideal location for biofuels.

Clariant is a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. The company reports in three business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis and Natural Resources.

Clariant Functional Minerals
1,000+ needs, shaped up into a single solution: Bentonite. Clariant’s Functional Minerals business unit is a world- leading provider of bentonite and synthetic material-based specialty products and solutions. The tailored products are designed to enhance products and processes in various industries. From mining the raw materials to processing them to tailoring them into customer-specific solutions, we provide you with 360° of service across the entire value chain.

Our global network of mines, secure supply, efficient logistics and unparalleled application service is ready for your needs on 25 production sites worldwide – and looks back on over 100 years of experience.

Technip Energies is a leading Engineering & Technology company for the energy transition, with leadership positions in LNG, hydrogen and ethylene as well as growing market positions in blue and green hydrogen, sustainable chemistry and CO2 management. The company benefits from its robust project delivery model supported by extensive technology, products and services offering.

Operating in 34 countries, our 15,000 people are fully committed to bringing our client’s innovative projects to life, breaking boundaries to accelerate the energy transition for a better tomorrow.

The Desmet Ballestra Group is the world leader in developing, engineering and supplying technologies, processing plants and proprietary equipment for variety of business areas, incl. Food, Feed & Green Fuel. Desmet Ballestra’s headquarters for the oleochemical, HVO & biodiesel activities are located in Brussels (Belgium). This is the product centre for the conception of high performance plants and components for:
Biodiesel & Methyl Esters processes;
Fatty acids processes;
Glycerine processes for sweet water, spent lyes and methylesters;
Fatty alcohol processes;
HVO pre-treatment processes.

In more than 40 years, Desmet Ballestra and its 21 affiliated companies have installed more than 400 oleochemical and biodiesel processes, plus more than 10 HVO pre-treatment processes worldwide.

SUMA is a german provider for agitators, mixers and pumps specifically designed for biogas plants and liquid manure tanks or lagoons. We´ve been delivering agitation and pumping solutions for over 60 years in the biogas, manure and waste water industry. The company develops, manufactures and optimises its products for the benefit of its customers and solves complex challenges with innovation and know-how. Decades of experience form the basis for continuous further development and new innovations. SUMA looks back on a strong past and can look forward to a great future.

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Crown is a global leader in oilseed extraction with 70 years of proven expertise in processing design and equipment serving the crush, refining, biofuels, oleochemical and specialty markets. Crown also provides superior aftermarket parts and field services. Our new state-of-the-art Innovation Center includes a 15,000 square-foot, fully functional plant featuring real-world capabilities where you can analyze processes, trouble-shoot issues, increase operational knowledge and more, all within a controlled low-risk, confidential environment. We design pretreatment and biodiesel plants. Multiple feedstocks can be used. With access to our team and Innovation Center, you can de-risk and accelerate projects to stay ahead of market shifts and more.

Radiocarbon analysis of biobased products/biofuels

Ciram is a French lab, offering 15 years’ experience in radiocarbon analysis with more than 2000 samples analysed per year.

Radiocarbon is a direct, fast and reliable way to find out the biobased carbon content in any type of products (liquid, solid, gas….)

Ciram uses international norms ASTM D6866-21, EN 16640, EN 16620

Prevention is better than cure and prevention always pays off.
This is our corporate philosophy. Our offers are custom made and adapted to the particular needs of every single customer within the legal/statutory framework. The satisfaction of our customers is our vision and driving force.

TRIAX was founded in 1993 by five associates and is now a company with 20 employees operating internationally.

TRIAX creates innovative solutions that protect workers from falls from height, and it is European market leader in safety gates. Our safety gates, folding stairs and mobile safety ladders are tested and approved by the TÜV SÜD.

TRIAX designs, produces, sells and assembles safety systems against falls:
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- MAGAPAL®: the autonomous pallet stacker.
- MOBIPAL®: the mobile pallet stacker.
- Pallet sorter.

All our solutions are custom-made: our product division creates unique solutions to suit every single customer.

CMB has more than 60 years of experience in Oils & Fats industry. The immense know-how has allowed today to chair a leading position on the market. Industrial processes for edible oils, oleochemical and biodiesel are at the forefront of technology.

The internal R&D department keeps constantly updated and improved the guarantees of finished products minimizing the utilities consumption. The added value is the constant growth of low environmental impact (zero effluent). The goal is to understand needs of clients and to develop and supply sustainable and efficient technologies of superior quality. CMB strong investments in research and development represent the greatest reason of his successes in the Oils & Fats, oleochemicals and biodiesel industries.

CMB’s production workshop is able to realize autonomously critical equipment and plants components with high construction quality, deep expertise and the highest delivery speed, such us: distillation column, splitting column, scrubbers, shell and tube heat exchangers, reactors, vessels, and also extractors, toasters, conditioners, cookers, redlers. Our workshop is equipped with modern machines and cutting-edge equipment for mechanical polishing.

CMB is able to develop best-in-class Engineering Services, using all data needed to create plants for Oils & Fats, oleochemical and biodiesel industries.

CMB Technology for vegetable oil Plants includes:

· Oilseed Preparation
Optimization of seeds for extraction, with technologies able to obtain a high value of protein in meals with low energy consumption.

· Oil Extraction
Top level technologies and processes with low energy consumption and low environmental impact. High level of crude oil and meal quality.

· Oils & Fats Refining
Processes to obtain the best products reducing to a minimum the requirements of chemicals and energy.

· Oleochemical
High quality oleochemical processes including fat splitting, fatty acids distillation and fractionation.

· Biodiesel
Technologies for first and second generation of biodiesel, with a superior biodiesel quality and high level of yield.

· Special Plants
Design and realization of tailor-made plants, following every kind of customized production needs of customers.

A Filtration Group company, Amafilter® provide trusted filtration technology to customers around the world, making their operations more productive and sustainable.

With over 90 years expertise, Amafilter® deliver efficient filtration solutions for the separation of solids and liquids, with particular focus in applications with viscous fluids and with high solid load, where our cake filtration technologies excel.

Amafilter® has extensive expertise in renewable fuel filtration and can provide the complete product solution for the pre-treatment of non-edible crude vegetable oil, UCO and animal fat. They offer filtration solutions which can improve productivity and product quality as well as provide solutions when alternative biomass sources are utilised, assisting to find the perfect filtration solution for customer’s requirements.

Their product range includes the Cricketfilter®, horizontal and vertical pressure filter leaf systems, cartridge and bag filter housings, as well as process filtration spares to meet the most demanding applications.

Amafilter® believe that the future lies with the development of products that deliver cutting-edge filtration solutions and have a direct impact on customers application processes leading to safer and more profitable operations.

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Wherever you are, whatever your industry, our experts worldwide provide specialized solutions to make your business faster, simpler and more efficient.

Opting Solution Inc. services were born out of Unigerpro’s desire to participate and contribute to the current global environmental transition. It has therefore joined efforts with sister companies to form a team of scientists dedicated to optimizing industrial processes. Our goal is to offer to our partners and customers technologies and solutions that are both profitable from an investment standpoint, as well as enable an environmental gain. Before Opting, biofuels didn’t give you a financial advantage. Now, with improved technology, Opting can retrofit existing systems to accommodate biofuels while maintaining the same energy outcome.

Choosing Opting means dealing with a multidisciplinary team with more than 40 years of experience in modern industrial processes.

Axens is a worldwide group that provides a complete range of solutions for the conversion of oil and biomass to cleaner fuels, for the production and purification of major petrochemical intermediates as well as for gas treatment and conversion options.

Axens helps its clients build a sustainable future with inventive and performing solutions.

 

We have a number of cost-effective options to suit all budgets. To discuss please contact:
andrew@bioenergy-news.com
/ +44 (0)203 551 5753


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Save €1,395 - 3 for 2* -Only pay for 2 delegates when registering 3 from your companyThe 2022 delegate rates start from €699* for one day or €1,395* for 2 days.

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Please note that delegates have full access to both the Bioenergy Conferences and the Biofuels International Conference at no extra cost. You only need to register once for all events.

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2019 Review

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Contact

event queries & information:
Tracy Whitehead | Marketing Manager
tracy@woodcotemedia.com
+44 (0)20 8687 4138

sponsor or exhibit:
Andrew Sigamany | Sales Manager
andrew@bioenergy-news.com
+44 (0)203 551 5753

become a speaker:
Margaret Dunn | Conference Co-ordinator
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+44 (0)208 648 7082

Speakers: Please send contact details & a short abstract

Marshall House, 124 Middleton Road, Morden, Surrey SM4 6RW.

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