FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2016
Contact: William Gerlich, 210-867-4038
MEXICO, MO – A foreign delegation of energy specialists from Hungary spent yesterday visiting Enginuity Worldwide to learn more about the Missouri-based company’s innovative biotechnology, which turns local agriculture waste into renewable solid biomass fuel. The delegation is comprised of project developers, including Gabor Nagy, Andras Herozeg, Daniel Szollosi-Nagy, and Gabor Kaczmarczyk, who spent time assessing Enginuity’s patented rotary compression technology to deploy for use in Hungary.
“As countries around the world search for ways to reduce carbon emissions, Enginuity has developed a cost-effective, viable way for countries to meet baseload renewable requirements,” said Mr. Kaczmarczyk, a member of the Hungarian delegation. “We are interested in sharing ideas that can lead to partnerships and investment opportunities, many of which we discussed during this visit. We look forward to working with Enginuity to build on the successful conversations we had during this trip, and would like to thank the leaders at Enginuity who helped make this possible.”
The delegation’s visit began yesterday with a trip to Enginuity’s headquarters, located at the Missouri Plant Science Center, followed by a visit to the Missouri State Capitol, where the House of Representatives and Senate recognized the delegation for their leadership in the renewable energy industry. The delegation’s trip concludes tonight after they are honored at an event hosted by the Mexico Missouri Chamber of Commerce.
Missouri State Senator Jeanie Riddle said: “It was a pleasure to have a delegation from Hungary visit the Capitol with the entire team of Enginuity Worldwide. Their desire to procure new technology shows the growing success that Enginuity is having worldwide. Missouri must continue to support and encourage growth in new forms of biotechnology that go hand in hand with agriculture, our number one industry.”
Enginuity’s patented rotary compression technology transforms abundant, locally grown feedstocks such as corn stover, sorghum stover and woody waste, into energy-dense, easily transportable biomass – better known as BioCoal™ Fuel. The technology does not use an external heat source, like other biomass products, and uses a much wider range of homegrown, readily available agricultural byproducts. The company has also been talking to potential customers in countries such as Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Denmark and Finland.
“This has been an exciting opportunity for these international delegates to see first-hand how Missouri is developing homegrown solutions to reduce carbon emissions,” said Nancy Heimann, founder and CEO of Enginuity Worldwide. “We are proud to host this delegation, who understand the economic and environmental potential of our technology. We look forward to continuing conversations both at home and abroad to take our technology to the world.”
About Enginuity Worldwide:
Enginuity Worldwide LLC is a Missouri-based technology company focused on finding innovative solutions to sustainability issues using biotechnology. Founded in 2009 by Nancy Heimann, the collective of scientists, engineers, inventors and entrepreneurs are currently working in the areas of renewable energy, biomass to power, sustainability planning and nanotechnology for surface chemistry. Enginuity is located in the Missouri Plant Science Center in Mexico, MO.