Plus Group provided the Definition Engineering, Full Detail Design, Construction, Commissioning, Automation and Procurement for a demonstration plant processing wood chips into Cellulosic Fuel Ethanol at 200,000 gallons per year. This facility is one of the first of its kind in the nation.

System Includes:

  • Cellulosic Ethanol Production Process
  • Feedstock Unloading Area
  • Fermentation
  • Additives
  • Enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose to sugars
  • Distillation & Scrubbing
  • Utilities
  • Clean In Place (CIP) Systems
  • Solid Separation
  • Ethanol Loading Area

Value Provided:

  • Worked with client through capital cost and schedule constraints
  • Converted existing “spec” building to industrial manufacturing building
  • Expedited fabricators and shop inspections
  • 3D piping design enabling virtual walk-through
  • Wrote SOPs
  • Kept safety a priority for workers, contractors and visitors