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

Forest Concepts’ Chief Technology Officer Jim Dooley said  “We are pleased and honored to receive this prestigious award for our innovative Crumbler® M24ci machine that enables low energy processing of a variety of biomass materials at moisture contents from 10% to 80% into uniform, flowable feedstocks for the bioeconomy.”

Companies from around the world submit entries to the annual AE50 competition and up to 50 of the best products are chosen by a panel of international engineering experts. The judges select innovative products that will best advance engineering for the food and agriculture industries.

The AE50 awards program emphasizes the role of new products and systems in bringing advanced technology to the marketplace. These engineering developments help farmers, food processors, equipment and bioproduct manufacturers to increase efficiency and sustainability, enhance quality, improve safety, and increase profits. Resource, a magazine geared to agricultural, biological and food system engineers worldwide, is produced by ASABE. The magazine is read by thousands involved in the agricultural, food and biological industries. Read more at ASABE is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems. Further information on the Society can be obtained by visiting

Since 1998, Forest Concepts’ innovations through the woody biomass chain simplify logistics, reduce costs and energy consumption, and improve feedstock quality and availability for conversion to biofuels, biochemicals, and biopower. To learn more be sure to visit:

Mike Perry Forest Concepts, LLC
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