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January 10, 2017
MYBiomass Sdn. Bhd. (MYBiomass) and American Process Inc. (API) Announce Joint-Development Agreement for the Production of Nanocellulose for Downstream Applications
CYBERJAYA, Selangor, Malaysia, 10 Jan 2017
MYBiomass and API announced a Joint-Development Work (JDA) for production of nanocellulose and cellulosic sugars from oil palm empty fruit-bunches (EFBs) into material as enhancing additives in textile, paper, and automotive parts amongst others. The JDA is funded by MYBiomass and harnesses MYBiomass’ strength in oil palm biomass supply, technology adaptation, market development, and combines this with API’s technical and material development expertise. MYBiomass’s goal is to be a pioneer in setting up commercial biorefineries with potential participation from technology providers, off-takers and investors. This is in-line with the Malaysian Biomass Initiative (MBI) as it addresses the potential of moving up the value-chain, promotes sustainable feedstock supply, and shifts focus to higher-value downstream production.
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December 29, 2016
AVAPCO, LLC an affiliate of American Process Inc. was selected to receive federal funding from Energy Department (DOE) to develop a demonstration-scale integrated biorefinery.
The AVAPCO, LLC ($3.7 million) project will develop a demonstration-scale integrated biorefinery that combines AVAPCO’s biomass-to-ethanol process with project partner Byogy’s alcohol-to-jet process to create an integrated process that produces jet fuel from woody biomass. In addition to the jet fuel primary product, the demonstration facility will also produce cellulosic renewable diesel and other bioproducts with another project partner, Genomatica.  Read full press release ...
September 01, 2016
API Europe Receives Funding from EU Horizon 2020 for the conversion of woody biomass to lignocellulosic sugars and nanocellulose
Belgium, Europe, September 2016
API Europe (Athens, Greece), an affiliate of American Process Inc. (Atlanta, GA), is one of 14 partners under the BIOFOREVER PROJECT, “BIO-based products from FORestry via Economically Viable European Routes”, to receive funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program. A number of pre-treatment and subsequent conversion technologies will be demonstrated by various partners, including delivering commercialization routes for the most promising value-added products.
Theodora Retsina CEO of API Europe, commented “We are delighted to be part of BIOFOREVER consortium and to collaborate with the other members on this exciting European project. Woody biomass is an important European feedstock to fuel the bioeconomy and we look forward to evaluating the many different types of biomass included in the BIOFOREVER project. Biorefineries, as envisioned in BIOFOREVER, that produce commodity fuels and chemicals as well as high-value co-products like nanocellulose will have the most financial viability and impact.”

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Oct 28, 2015
API had the pleasure to host the participants of IBBC and PEERS conference, organized by TAPPI
Atlanta - Oct. 28th 2015
API had the pleasure to host the participants of IBBC and PEERS conference, organized by TAPPI. The tour was sponsored by Valmet.
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April 14, 2015
API President interviewed by FUN 101FM in Thomaston
Basil Karampelas, API’s President, talking about American Process and our partnership with Southern Crescent Technical College to recruit workers for our Thomaston Biorefinery - interview @ FUN 101FM  listen here ...
January 24, 2015
SCTC preps workers for American Process
American Process has recently been making use of Southern Crescent Technical College’s facilities for continuing education and safety training for their employees. Company President Basil Karampelas stated he is thrilled to partner with the local college for not only the training of current employees, but also working together to reach out to potential new hires.  Read article ...
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