Four new associate members have joined the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) for the new year. The new members are:
NALCO Water, based in Naperville, Ill., is a provider of water treatment and process improvements. An EcoLab company, NALCO Water has been a trusted partner to the ethanol industry for more than 15 years. It helps ethanol producers increase performance, lower the total cost of operation and boost profitability.
Whitefox Technologies, based in London, is focused on membrane applications and processes in the following areas: biofuel ethanol, pharmaceutical, industrial and potable ethanol. The company combines knowledge of membrane separation with efficient process integration for new or existing production facilities.
Renewable Fuels Nebraska, based in Lincoln, is the trade association for Nebraska’s ethanol industry, which produces more than 2 billion gallons annually, making it the second top state for ethanol production.
K Coe Isom, based in Lenexa, Kan., is a national accounting and consulting firm focused on food and agriculture. In addition to tax, audit and lending management, the company also consults with many biofuel producers on specific projects.
“Through technical expertise, consulting and lobbying, they are helping our industry grow to meet growing consumer demand, both domestically and abroad, and I look forward to them being active members for years to come, as we work together to expand marketplace opportunities for ethanol,” said RFA Vice President of Industry Relations Robert White.