By Greg Stiles When most Southern Oregonians think about biomass, they think of backyard clippings and wood waste destined for energy production in White City. Biomass technology, however, has made quantum leaps in recent years with a handful of production facilities around the world now breaking down cellulose into raw materials used in paper products, specialty chemicals, plastics and biofuels.
COMPANY WEEK – By Eric Peterson President and CEO Ed Lehrburger is reinventing the paper-making process for the 21st century — with no trees involved — at a former Colorado cannery that dates back to the late 1800s. Lehrburger and his brother and COO, Carl, founded the company with CTO Dr. Dick Wingerson to commercialize Wingerson’s “countercurrent extraction process.” Click
ABC NEWS, DENVER – May 7, 2015 By Jaclyn Allen A Fort Lupton plant is starting to test and process Colorado’s hemp harvest, turning it into pulp that can be used to make paper, sugar — even biofuels. It’s nickname may be “ditch weed,” but the PureVision Technology processing plant in Ft. Lupton is turning Colorado’s newest cash crop into
By Elana Ashanti Jefferson, The Cannabist Staff Fort Lupton’s PureVision Technology wants to process hemp stalks for consumer-product manufacturing and plans large-scale biorefinery in Oregon. A Colorado biotech company plans to open a large-scale industrial hemp processing facility that will take the crop’s would-be waste — namely hemp stalks — and make it useful. Click here to read full article.
PureVision Technology Inc., a Colorado-based biorefinery developer, recently announced that it will scale up its biorefining technology at an industrial site in Boardman, Oregon, owned by ZeaChem Inc. The public announcement was made March 28 during a presentation by PureVision CEO Ed Lehrburger at the Oregon Hemp Conference at the Portland Expo Center. Click here to read full article. BIOMASS