AST and ECN Aim to Accelerate the Development of Lignin-Based Products

Wausau, Wis. –American Science and Technology (AST), a sustainable technology company, has agreed to begin sending shipments of its Organosolv lignin to the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN ). This is a continuation of AST’s ongoing efforts to speed up the development of advanced and innovative lignin-based products by sharing its Organosolv lignin with an increasing number of research institutions around the world. 

Posted on April 27, 2017 .

University of Malaga Researchers Collaborate with AST to Develop New Lignin-Based Products

American Science and Technology (AST), a sustainable technology company, has teamed up with TERMA Group, a team of Waste and Environmental Technology researchers at the University of Malaga, in Spain, to continue efforts on the development of new lignin-based products.

New Washington State University Study Using AST Lignin in Thermoplastic Material Produces Promising Results

Scientists at Washington State University’s Composite Materials and Engineering Center have published a new paper discussing their recent work on the application of Organosolv lignin, supplied by AST, in thermoplastic materials.

American Science and Technology Awarded Second New Patent

Wausau, Wis. – American Science and Technology (AST), a sustainable technology company focused on providing R&D services to develop innovative processes that can produce cost-competitive renewable chemicals and materials from non-food biomass, has won a second patent (US 9,382,283 B2) in as many months, related to its Organosolv pulping process. 

American Science and Technology Receives New Patent for Method to Increase the Efficiency and Profitability of Organosolv Processing of Lignocellulosic Biomass

Wausau, Wis. – American Science and Technology (AST), an emerging technology company, has been awarded a patent for a system and method for the extraction of chemicals from lignocellulosic biomass, which reduces the cost of Organosolv processing and increases the incentives to use renewable resources for chemical production.

BIOMASS MAGAZINE - AST Increases Scale of Wisconsin Research Facility

American Science and Technology has completed the scale-up of its biorefinery in Wausau, Wisconsin.

The scale-up increase’s the processing capacity of AST, an emerging technology company in the biochemicals and renewable fuel sector, from 100 kilograms to 2 tons of cellulosic biomass per day.

University of Wisconsin System President Visits American Science and Technology and the New Scaled-Up Bio-Refinery

On Friday, March 18, University of Wisconsin System President, Ray Cross, visited American Science and Technology (AST) and the newly established Cellulose Pilot and Processing Laboratory (CPPL), located in Wausau, Wisconsin, for a tour of the recently completed scaled-up biorefinery pilot plant.

American Science and Technology Completes Bio-Refinery Scale Up

American Science and Technology, an emerging technology company in the bio-chemicals and renewable materials sector, has achieved a major milestone as it announces the completion of its Wausau, WI bio-refinery pilot plant scale up. The new pilot plant will increase AST’s processing capacity to 2 tons of cellulosic biomass per day.

BIOMASS MAGAZINE - American Science and Technology Scale Up Uses Baisch Engineering

American Science and Technology Corp. is scaling up its Wausau, Wisconsin-based pilot plant to pre-commercialization scale. Baisch Engineering was selected to design the scale up of the biorefinery pilot plant from its current production capacity of 200 pounds of lignocellulosic biomass per day to 2 tons per day. 

American Science and Technology Hires Baisch Engineering to Assist with its Bio-Refinery Scale Up

CHICAGO, IL   – American Science and Technology (AST), a Chicago-based company focused on converting lignocellulosic biomass into high-value chemicals and products, has selected Baisch Engineering, based out of Kaukauna (WI), to assist in the scale up of its Wausau (WI) bio-refinery pilot plant. The new scaled-up plant will increase AST’s processing capacity from 200 pounds of lignocellulosic biomass per day to 2 tons per day.

American Science and Technology and University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Awarded Grant as Part of a $22.5 Million Economic Development Initiative

CHICAGO, IL   –American Science and Technology (AST) and The University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point (UWSP) have been awarded approximately $2.8 million, as part of a $22.5 million initiative by the University of Wisconsin System institutions to support increased economic growth and a stronger Wisconsin workforce.