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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFThe Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has welcomed a new member: Hankinson Renewable Energy. The North Dakota ethanol facility employs 51 full time employees, producing 132 million gallons of ethanol and 400,000 tons of dried distillers grain with solubles each year.
  • Dyadic International, Inc. has announced the appointment of Thomas “Tom” Dubinski as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Dubinski will be responsible for leading the financial and information technology operations for Dyadic and will succeed Michael Faby effective August 4, 2014.
  • Growth Energy has welcomed Western New York Energy LLC as its newest member. Western New York Energy is located in Medina, N.Y. Western New York Energy LLC processes approximately 20 million bushels of corn into over 55 million gallons of ethanol annually, which is blended with gasoline throughout western New York. The facility also produces 160,000 tons of highly nutritious animal feed for the region.
  • Alcohol School 2014 is taking place in Montreal, Quebec September 14-19, 2014. The training is geared toward lab, plant and management personnel from fuel, beverage alcohol and allied industries. Courses are provided in English at a university level and are designed to educate delegates on proven technology and advances in fuel ethanol and distilled beverage production. Delegates have the opportunity to attend either Fuel or Distilled Beverage lectures. In its 34th year, the Alcohol School features leading industry scientists and academics, as well as Ethanol Technology Institute experts, including scientific director Dr. Graeme Walker, will direct lectures and laboratory demonstrations.
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