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By increasing yields, speeding up fermentation, reducing energy and chemical consumption, IFF is helping ethanol producers meet the challenges of creating a secure renewable energy pipeline with innovative enzyme, yeast and antimicrobial solutions for starch-based fuel ethanol. IFF is committed to biofuels innovation and a sustainable energy future.

As a trusted partner of the ethanol industry, Novozymes is committed to investing in products and solutions that help producers do their job better. We do this by focusing our innovation on providing options that enable you to succeed in any market condition, no matter how challenging. Together, let’s work to increase the profitability of your plant.

Phibro Ethanol has a portfolio of products that consists of antimicrobials, cleaning products, demulsifiers, protease and a yeast solutions portfolio that will bring value to a plant’s bottom line. The sale of the products are then supported by a technical team and state-of-the-art lab to help improve efficiency for ethanol bio-refineries.

ICM innovates and develops new technologies to support the production of renewable fuels and animal feed. More than 100 biorefineries worldwide utilize ICM’s proprietary systems. A full-service provider, ICM offers design, engineering, manufacturing, implementation, and plant support, all of which are tailored to yield higher profits and better operational efficiencies for biorefineries. ICM is based in Colwich, Kansas. For more information, visit icminc.com.

Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits (LBDS) provides fermentation ingredients (yeasts, yeast nutrients, enzymes, and antimicrobials) to fuel alcohol and distilled spirits producers. LBDS is dedicated to supporting the industry with high quality, cutting edge products and value-creating technical service and education. See how LBDS’s leading product line and the industry’s best technical sales and service support team can create value in your ethanol plant operations.

CTE Global, Inc. is a recognized leader in the biofuels industry for quality enzymes and yeast products. The knowledge that vital components of environmentally friendly biofuels are found in nature drives us to evolve our products to benefit our customers and communities. Through on-site process evaluations and customized recommendations, we help maximize desired yields and extend customer relationships beyond product drop off. Our customers are like family, and the results we achieve reflect collaborative partnerships and a shared desire to sustain a healthy world.

Fluid Quip Technologies® (Fluid Quip) provides custom technologies and engineering services to the biofuel and biochemical industries worldwide. Fluid Quip has commercialized multiple technologies to enhance the base corn-to-ethanol dry grind process, create new and novel alternative feed products, and supply the growing need for carbohydrate feedstocks into the biochemical market.

Whitefox is a leading provider of membrane-based solutions to the ethanol industry including fuel-grade, high-grade, cellulosic, jet-fuel and organic solvents such as acetone and iso-butanol. The Whitefox-ICE® solution, installed at 11 US plants, cuts production costs by reducing steam consumption and cooling water, increases revenues by removing distillation/dehydration bottlenecks and improves CI scores. Whitefox membranes contribute to a NetZero future.

Trucent helps Dry-Grind Ethanol Producers maximize and stabilize their corn oil extraction yields. With DCO prices at all-time highs, most producers are leaving additional value on the table. Trucent offers corn oil extraction technology and service, emulsion breaking chemistry, and centrifuge parts and repair services. Contact us today.

Premium Plant Services, Inc. offers industrial cleaning services that specialize in the Hydroblasting of plant process equipment. Premium utilizes the latest Hydroblasting equipment and specialty devices, plus highly trained technicians to safely clean and bring your plant back to full operating efficiency. Premium also offers the following services: Vacuum Truck, Sandblasting, Slurry Blasting, Sponge Blasting, Surface Chemical cleaning and Dry Ice cleaning.

Heat Exchanger experts worldwide!Tranter is an American based global manufacturer of gasketed and welded plate heat exchangers and a multi-brand aftermarket service provider for the plate heat exchanger industry. Significant manufacturing, research, design engineering and product development activities are based in the USA, Brazil, Sweden, China, India and Korea and enable responsiveness to local demands. Tranter is represented globally by a network of our own sales companies, licensees and agents. www.tranter.com.

The D3MAX process employs patented, state-of-the-art technology to convert both five- and six-carbon sugars in wet cake to cellulosic ethanol. Starch, cellulose, xylose and arabinose are all converted to cellulosic ethanol with higher yields, lower energy consumption, and lower capital cost per gallon than other cellulosic ethanol producers. D3MAX also allows you to increase your corn grind by 20% or more, and increase corn oil recovery by 50%.

SAFFiRE is an acronym for Sustainable Aviation Fuel From Renewable Ethanol. Formed in 2022, SAFFiRE Renewables LLC will fi rst pilot test and then commercialize proprietary technology to convert waste biomass like corn stover into renewable ethanol. Once converted to ethanol, alcohol-to-jet technology is utilized to upgrade the renewable ethanol into fully certified, sustainable aviation fuel that can be used in aircraft. SAFFiRE will license technology from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and D3MAX LLC that, when combined, will enable the production of low-cost, low-carbon renewable ethanol.


Growth Energy is the leading biofuel trade association in the country. We represent producers and supporters of ethanol who are working to bring consumers better choices at the fuel pump, grow America’s economy, and improve the environment for future generations. Our growing membership base now represents nearly half of all American ethanol plants, along with many of the largest and most prominent fuel retailers in the country and the industry’s top associate members whose businesses support the ethanol industry.

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GOLD SPONSORS


Leaf, business unit of Lesaffre, is a global key player in industrial biotechnology to enable a better future. We design and put into action bio-based solutions allowing renewable productions. With a team committed to sustainability, customers’ satisfaction and innovation, Leaf is your industrial fermentation partner for a sustainable tomorrow.

PRAJ offers technology led EPC solutions for supply of Biofuels plants globally. Praj's unique value proposition to global biofuels industry is based on Innovative technology and end-to-end capabilities across value chain. Praj's Bio-Mobility platform comprises of low carbon renewable transportation fuel for all modes of mobility-surface, air and Marine.

Control bacteria and enhance yeast health with FermaHop® Pro and VitaHop® Silver Liquid.Stop by the BetaTec booth to learn more and to meet our team of experts!

Fagen, Inc. is a premier, full service EPC contractor headquartered in Granite Falls, Minnesota. Utilizing a database of over 10,000 direct-hire employees, Fagen, Inc. provides both full EPC wraps and General Contractor scope to its client base. The company self performs civil, structural, siding, insulation, millwright, piping, instrumentation, and electrical.

Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions offers value-added treatment products and services to address Ethanol, Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel producers’ most challenging reliability and sustainability issues, from preventing column and exchanger fouling, to ensuring quality of utility water and wastewater. We bring over 100 years of expertise through global applications experience to the Ethanol Industry. Our dedicated field staff and lab researchers partner with plant operators to deliver solutions for tough-to-treat streams by using break-through technologies.

ArrowUp has a clear vision - provide easy to use products that deliver the best possible results at a fair price. To achieve this, we have brought together a team with over 100 years of ethanol and chemical industry experience. Our mission is to deliver the greatest value possible to our customers so they grow their business and profi t in ways never seen before now.

Our collective group has well over 250+ years of real-world engineering, startup and technical experience in the oxidation and mechanical services market. We focus on bringing that knowledge and insight to each and every customer. The Oxidizers Inc. team has successfully executed new and used oxidizer startups, oxidizer rebuilds, oxidizer relocations, oxidizer upgrades, and much, much more. Whether you need maintenance, upgrades, system relocation or an entirely new system, our technical service team provides prompt and cost-effective solutions you can count on.

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SILVER SPONSORS


Since 1981, RFA has been helping Americans have more affordable, efficient, and environmentally friendly fuel for their cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles and engines of all kind.
As the authoritative voice of the U.S. ethanol industry, RFA helps America become cleaner, safer, and more energy independent.
With the most experienced staff in the industry, the RFA provides timely, comprehensive industry information to our members, Congress, federal and state government agencies, fuel marketers and retailers, strategic partners, the media and other industry leaders.
RFA has been the renewable fuel industry’s most effective advocate for expanding the market for ethanol.

RCM Thermal Kinetics helps fuel your community with custom engineered solutions. We offer a full range of distillation, evaporation, and molecular sieve process equipment as well as consultations, process evaluations, and more to maximize your ethanol potential. RCM Thermal Kinetics remains committed to providing high-value, innovative and renewable solutions.

Trust Battelle’s multi-disciplinary subsurface teams to cost-effectively move your carbon capture and storage project from plan to operations. We offer ethanol producers an option that is good for the environment and the bottom line. Look to Battelle as a partner to improve your carbon intensity score.

Kurita America helps society and the natural environment coexist in harmony through water. Our legacy companies have been innovators in the biofuels industry since the beginning, pioneering new technologies to keep you competitive. Using customized, integrated solutions, we work with you through your most challenging water, process, and energy needs.

Flottweg Separation Technology, Inc. designs and manufactures specialized whole stillage decanter centrifuges, along with the Sedicanters® and Tricanters®, to meet the needs of the ethanol industry. Flottweg is headquartered in Independence, KY and has over $6 million in parts, rotating assemblies, and accessories to serve clients immediate aftermarket needs.

Foundation Analytical Laboratory is a state-of-the-art ISO 17025:2017 as well as AAFCO participating contract laboratory specializing in Mycotoxin and Amino Acids analysis, Proximate testing, and Microbiology methodologies as well as many other Chromatography, R&D, and Wet Chemistry solutions. “Exemplary Customer Service with Scientific Excellence” – that is the FAL Difference!

KATZEN, is the leading world-wide provider of technology, process design and engineering for biofuel and ethanol plants. With over 140 completed ethanol projects in 40 countries we are number one in design for alternative feedstocks, production efficiency and super-high grade ethanol through VHQ™ Distillation. KATZEN custom-designed plants demonstrate results.

As part of Marmon’s Global Railcar mover group, Trackmobile is the leading manufacturer of bi-modal railcar moving equipment. Trackmobile sets new standards for railcar movement with innovations in efficiency, reliability, safety, and ease of operation, making us the ideal choice for any application. Zephir Railcar movers has provided safe and efficient railcar movers since 1969 and Electric rail car movers since 1991.

The American Coalition for Ethanol is powered by people who have built an innovative industry that sustainably delivers clean fuel and valuable co-products for a growing world. ACE members work together to inform consumers and elected officials of ethanol’s significant contribution to our economy, environment, and communities.

Biomass Engineering & Equipment provides complete, customized solutions for processing, conveying, storing, and receiving biomass. With products such as our premium drag-chain conveyors, push-pull floor system, disc screens, and containerized silos, we have the right machines for your challenge—machines engineered for reliable performance and safe operation.

We are a family of companies with an unmatched team of 10,000 engineers, construction and craft professionals, architects and more to design and build our critical infrastructure. Our singular mission since 1898 has been to make our clients successful. When we plan, design, permit, construct and manage projects worldwide, we do it like we own it.

Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned company. We tackle every technical challenge, every complex detail, with the intent and attention of an owner. It’s what brings our clients back, project after project.

We create Bio Solutions to Better Our World by serving innovators in the biofuels, Proteins, and RNG markets. A leader in bioprocessing, Merrick provides multi-discipline EPCM services from FEL through commissioning. We have served clients for more than 65 years and maintain 26 offices in the US, Canada, Mexico, and UK.

In 1930 Samuel Carbis designed the fi rst aluminum fi re ladder. Since then, we’ve remained dedicated to designing and building the equipment and structures that assure safe access and fall prevention for workers worldwide. We are the global leader in customized bulk loading access equipment and turnkey systems for truck, rail, and marine applications across all industries.

We make clean energy affordable and accessible. We work with producers of renewable & non-renewable feedstock and midstream operators to transform hydrocarbons into valuable clean hydrogen and designer fuels. Then we match them with hydrogen users to create a profi table fueling network.

In early 2021, Summit Carbon Solutions announced a partnership with dozens of ethanol plants across the Midwest. Utilizing proven technology, Summit Carbon Solutions will capture carbon dioxide before it is emitted into the atmosphere and channel it to North Dakota where it will be permanently and safely stored deep underground. Summit Carbon Solutions will drive job growth across the Midwest, reduce emissions, and provide a substantial boost to the ethanol and agricultural industries that are so critical to the U.S. economy.

Keit’s mid-infrared analyser, the IRmadillo, is at the forefront in ethanol & renewable diesel analytical technology. Because it measures liquids in real time, you can optimise your processes to reach full potential, maximise yields and return on investment. Keit improves your bottom line through in-line process monitoring for increased control.


Xylogenics is a synthetic biology company that creates valuable, yeast to enable fermentation based production of natural products, focusing on ethanol. Xylogenics is focused on implementing our yeast engineering expertise to redefine fermentation and enhance profitability to produce high value commercially valuable bio-based chemicals. Xylogenics yeasts are targeted at reducing enzyme costs, decreasing fermentation times, and increasing yields in the fuel ethanol industry.

Lapis is a full-service CCS developer and operator. We provide single-point responsibility from industry partner to sink. Our team has the capability and capacity to be your partner of choice for delivering customized carbon solutions.


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