January 2013

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs

By Erin Voegele



An in-house ethanol plant laboratory staffed with qualified, well-trained personnel is an indispensable edge in tough times.

Courtney Trask talks about the vital role her vendors play in maximizing plant yield and how she and her team manage a dizzying amount of daily operational data.

Removing lines no longer in use reduces potential for contamination.

Ferm Assurance

By Susanne Retka Schill

Keeping bacteria in check for quality fermentations requires close attention to hygiene.

George Wackerhagen

Minding the Fleet

By Tim Portz

NAES Corp.'s George Wackerhagen discusses strategies to keep a diverse portfolio of energy generation facilities, including 400-plus MWs of biomass power, operational and at peak efficiency.

Scheduled outages for plant maintenance and repairs are essential to overall efficiency and functionality.


Repair advantages and disadvantages should be considered when selecting the most suitable option for a pellet manufacturer.

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