FQT is transforming the European biofuel and co-product landscape with its wheat-based Maximized Stillage Co-products system.
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FQT Introduces Wheat-Based Co-Product System

Fluid Quip Technologies (FQT), renowned for its cutting-edge advancements in biofuel and biochemical technologies, is set to revolutionize the European market with its groundbreaking Maximized Stillage Co-products™ (MSC™) system. The company recently announced its collaboration with Ensus UK Limited, a subsidiary of Crop Energies AG, to introduce the world’s first wheat-based MSC system at the Teesside ethanol facility. This strategic partnership highlights the remarkable feedstock flexibility and efficiency of FQT’s MSC technology and signifies the company’s grand entry into the UK and European markets.

The partnership between FQT and Ensus UK Limited represents a significant milestone in sustainable biofuel and co-product production. Neal Jakel, President of FQT, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “We are incredibly excited about this opportunity to work hand-in-hand with Crop Energies and Ensus UK for our first MSC installation with wheat as the main feedstock.” The deployment of the MSC technology within Ensus UK’s existing biofuel operations will facilitate the seamless and efficient production of high-value protein-enriched animal feed co-products, further enhancing the facility’s overall operational efficiency and environmental sustainability.

One of the most striking features of FQT’s MSC system is its unparalleled feedstock flexibility. While this innovative technology has been successfully utilized with corn-based feedstocks in the past, its adaptation to wheat-based feedstocks underscores its versatility and potential for transforming the biofuel and biochemical industries. FQT’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of feedstock utilization is evident in its willingness to work with various feedstocks, including sorghum blends, to create valuable co-products.

Fluid Quip Technologies’ global impact is highlighted by the 11 operational MSC systems currently in use worldwide. With another system under construction and several others in the engineering phases, FQT’s influence continues to grow across continents. The successful implementation of these systems underscores the effectiveness and reliability of FQT’s proprietary technology, making it an attractive choice for companies seeking to enhance their biofuel and co-product capabilities.

The collaboration between FQT and Ensus UK marks the beginning of a new era in biofuel and co-product technologies in the UK and European markets. As the demand for sustainable alternatives to traditional fuel sources continues to rise, innovative solutions like the MSC system will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of energy production and co-product utilization. The completion of preliminary engineering for the Ensus system and the commencement of full-scale detail engineering and equipment procurement emphasize the rapid progress and commitment of FQT toward bringing this transformative technology to fruition.

Fluid Quip Technologies’ introduction of the world’s first wheat-based Maximized Stillage Co-products system to Ensus UK Limited’s ethanol facility is a testament to the company’s dedication to pushing the boundaries of innovation in the biofuel and biochemical sectors. The partnership showcases the remarkable feedstock flexibility and efficiency of MSC technology, emphasizing its potential to revolutionize the way we produce and utilize biofuels and co-products. As FQT continues to expand its global footprint and influence, it is clear that its pioneering efforts will contribute significantly to shaping a more sustainable and environmentally conscious future.

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