Minneapolis, Nov 19 - Technology and process engineering firm, Fluid Quip Technologies (FQT), has joined the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Biofuels) as a vendor member.
“We are pleased to welcome FQT to our growing roster of vendor members. FQT has been developing new technologies and process solutions for the biofuel and biochemical industries for over 30 years,” said Tim Rudnicki, executive director of MN Biofuels.
Based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, FQT was founded on extensive experience and know-how within the corn wet milling and ethanol industries.
FQT’s sales and marketing manager, Keith Jakel, said the company’s goal is to solidify and advance the ethanol industry by bringing value-added technologies and engineering.
He said FQT has industrialized multiple patented and patent-pending technologies in the biofuels and biochemical industries that are geared towards enhancing the base corn-to-ethanol process and supplying the growing need for carbohydrate building blocks for renewable chemicals.
“It is important to FQT to support the biofuels industry through organizations like MN Biofuels. Supporting the local, state and national organizations which give a voice to the ethanol facilities and our clients is critical to the success and longevity of this industry,” Jakel said.
FQT provides a wide-range of engineering services from optimization studies to complete plant design. FQT’s patented technologies help increase ethanol and corn oil yields as well as diversify plant revenue streams by producing high-value co-products. FQT’s patented technologies produce over 1 billion gallons of biofuels per year worldwide.
Learn more about FQT here.