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.
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.
Biofuels Digest tags AST as an innovation-stage company worth keeping an eye on.