Joe James

Columbia, SC USA

ATP-SC is the production operations subsidiary of Agri-Tech Producers, LLC (ATP), which has commercialized innovative torrefaction technology, which converts agricultural and woody biomass into a clean and renewable coal alternative; a superior feedstock from which one might make liquid fuels, using gasification processes; stronger, lighter and water-resistant plastics; an alternative for metallurgical coal; and a variety of biochars, to improve the productivity and sustainability of poor soils. ATP is making torrefaction machines for sale to others and to use in its subsidiaries' processing plants.