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American Process Inc. and Birla Carbon Announce Joint Development Agreement for Combining Nanocellulose and Carbon Black in Tires

March 2, 2017, Atlanta, GA Materials scientists at American Process Inc. and Aditya Birla Group’s, Birla Carbon aim to improve the fuel efficiency of tires by combining carbon black and nanocellulose Low rolling resistance tread material is a key technology development focus area of Birla Carbon’s Sustainability strategy American Process Inc. (API) (Atlanta, GA) and […]

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MYBiomass Sdn. Bhd. (MYBiomass) and American Process Inc. (API) Announce Joint-Development Agreement for the Production of Nanocellulose for Downstream Applications

CYBERJAYA, Selangor, Malaysia, 10 Jan 2017 MYBiomass and API announced a Joint-Development Work (JDA) for production of nanocellulose and cellulosic sugars from oil palm empty fruit-bunches (EFBs) into material as enhancing additives in textile, paper, and automotive parts amongst others. The JDA is funded by MYBiomass and harnesses MYBiomass’ strength in oil palm biomass supply, […]

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AVAPCO, LLC an affiliate of American Process Inc. was selected to receive federal funding from Energy Department (DOE) to develop a demonstration-scale integrated biorefinery

The AVAPCO, LLC ($3.7 million) project will develop a demonstration-scale integrated biorefinery that combines AVAPCO’s biomass-to-ethanol process with project partner Byogy’s alcohol-to-jet process to create an integrated process that produces jet fuel from woody biomass. In addition to the jet fuel primary product, the demonstration facility will also produce cellulosic renewable diesel and other bioproducts […]

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American Process, Inc. Announces Hydrophobic Nanocellulose Patent Granted by USPTO

ATLANTA, Georgia, U.S., December 5, 2016 American Process, Inc. announces that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted U.S. Patent No. 9,499,637 on November 22, 2016 for “NANOCELLULOSE COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESSES TO PRODUCE SAME.” This composition patent, U.S. Patent No. 9,499,637, covers hydrophobic, lignin-coated nanocellulose, including both cellulose nanocrystals and cellulose nanofibrils. The composition claims are not limited […]

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API Europe Receives Funding from EU Horizon 2020 for the conversion of woody biomass to lignocellulosic sugars and nanocellulose

Belgium, Europe, September 2016 API Europe (Athens, Greece), an affiliate of American Process Inc. (Atlanta, GA), is one of 14 partners under the BIOFOREVER PROJECT, “BIO-based products from FORestry via Economically Viable European Routes”, to receive funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program. A number of pre-treatment and subsequent conversion technologies will be demonstrated […]

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American Process Inc. and Swansea University Medical School establish JDA to develop 3D printed tissue cartilage made from human cells and nanocellulose for use in facial reconstruction.

ATLANTA, Georgia, U.S., July 07, 2016 American Process Inc. (Atlanta, GA) and Swansea University Medical School (Swansea, Wales, UK) have entered into a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to develop 3D printed tissue cartilage made from human cells and nanocellulose for use in facial reconstruction. The project is funded by an award granted to Swansea’s Reconstructive […]

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American Process, Inc. Announces Sulfite Nanocellulose Patent Allowed by USPTO

ATLANTA, Georgia, U.S., June 14, 2016 — American Process, Inc. (API) announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has allowed U.S. Patent App. No. 14/584,593 for “SULFITE-BASED PROCESSES FOR PRODUCING NANOCELLULOSE, AND COMPOSITIONS AND PRODUCTS PRODUCED THEREFROM.” This patent covers using a traditional sulfite chemical treatment process to convert wood chips or other forms […]

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API BioPlus Nanocellulose Technology featured in Biofuels Digest

API BioPlus Nanocellulose Technology featured in Biofuels Digest’s: Biofuels Digest: Miniature but mighty: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to nanocellulose Read full article … Biofuels Digest: Big Buckaroos in Tiny Town: the gold rush ahead in nanocellulose Read full article … Biofuels Digest: Explosive growth: the digest’s 2016 8-slide guide to nanocellulose and its applications […]

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American Process Inc. Announces Chemical-Free Pulping Technology Enhanced with Nanocellulose for Lightweight Packaging Production

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, U.S., May 16, 2016 – American Process Inc. (Atlanta, GA), a leading biorefinery technology developer, announces launch of their patent-pending GreenBox++™ technology that replaces chemical pulping for production of high-strength, lightweight paper-based packaging using a chemical-free, waterbased process powered by nanocellulose. GreenBox++ technology is a 2nd generation enhancement of API’s GreenBox+® technology. In […]