Press Releases

Commercial Crumbler at Proton Power

Forest Concepts’ Commercial Scale Crumbler® receives 2019 AE50 Award

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has named Forest Concepts’ Crumbler® P24M-150e-2 biomass and wood chip precision feedstock processing system winner of a 2019 AE50 award. AE50 awards honor the year’s most innovative designs in engineering products or systems for the food and agriculture industries. The Crumbler® P24M-150e-2 will be featured in …

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Belt Dryer

Forest Concepts Receives $1.8 million from DOE to Improve the Design of Biomass Handling Systems

AUBURN, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, June 21, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Forest Concepts LLC has been awarded a $1.8 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office to address the critical issues of poor flowability, high friction, and highly variable physical properties that have plagued the biomass industry. Biomass materials have a wide …

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USDA Certified Biobased Product

Forest Concepts LLC has Earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for WoodStraw® Erosion Control Mulch

The USDA Certified Biobased Product Label verifies that the amount of renewable biobased ingredients in WoodStraw® mulch meets or exceeds levels set by USDA. AUBURN, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, March 6, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Forest Concepts LLC has earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for its WoodStraw® erosion control mulch. The USDA Certified Biobased Product …

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Feedstock Inspection

Forest Concepts Processes Feedstock for First Forest-Powered Commercial Aviation Flight

Forest Concepts is proud to be among industry cooperators that helped develop technologies and equipment to produce bio-jet fuel from forest residuals, the limbs and branches that remain after the harvesting of managed forests. The company is particularly honored to have processed a portion of the woody biomass feedstock that was converted to aviation fuel …

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Crumbler M24ci

Forest Concepts Receives 2017 AE50 Award for Innovation In Biomass Feedstock Processing

AE50 awards honor the year’s most innovative designs in engineering products or systems for the food and agriculture industries. Forest Concepts’ Crumbler® M24ci Chipmuncher™ will be featured in the January/February 2017 special issue of ASABE’s magazine Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World. For more details visit www.asabe.org/AE50 Forest Concepts’ Chief Technology Officer Jim …

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Belt Dryer

Forest Concepts Awarded USDA SBIR Contract to Improve Biomass Drying Efficiency

Forest Concepts, LLC was notified today that it has been awarded an SBIR research contract from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The two-year $499,997 contract will support development of advanced model-predictive control systems for biomass dryers used in the biofuel and bioproducts supply chain. Innovations and technologies resulting from …

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Flowing Crumbles

Forest Concepts Receives 2015 AE50 Award for its novel Crumbles® precision feedstocks

Under a DOE SBIR project, Forest Concepts developed the Crumbles® Precision Feedstocks, deemed one of the year’s most innovative designs in engineering products or systems for the food and agriculture industries. The Crumbles® Precision Feedstocks will be featured in the January/February 2015 special AE50 issue of ASABE’s magazine Resource: Engineering &m Technology for a Sustainable …

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WoodStraw Handfull

Forest Concepts Licenses WoodStraw® to ECI for the Northwest

Forest Concepts has licensed the production and sale of WoodStraw® erosion control mulch for the northwestern states to Erosion Control Innovations (ECI) of Enumclaw, WA. ECI also acquired Forest Concepts’ production equipment to produce both regular bales and large bales and is moving production to the former Weyerhaeuser Enumclaw sawmill site on Highway 410 now …

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Baler on Trailer Rendering

Forest Concepts Issued US Patent for Method of Baling Switchgrass or Miscanthus at Optimum Highway Transport Densities

Today, the U.S. Patent Office issued Patent Number 8,359,974 to Forest Concepts, LLC. This patent provides for compacting switchgrass or miscanthus into rectangular bales, at compression pressures between 4 psi and 32 psi, to achieve optimum highway transport densities, taking into consideration initial moisture content, expected drydown period, and mode of transportation. Switchgrass and other …

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Biofuels Jan 2013

Dr. James Dooley Co-Authors Two of the Three Articles Featured on the Cover of the January 2013 Issue of Biofuels

Dr. James Dooley, Chief Technology Officer of Forest Concepts, was the co-author of two of the three articles featured on the cover of the January 2013 issue of Biofuels, a leading peer reviewed science and engineering journal published in the U.K. The special focus issue on advanced feedstocks for advanced biofuels included ten articles and …

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