API Europe is a member of American Process Inc., a global leader in the development of technologies for the commercial production of sugar and biofuels from non-food based biomass such as woodchips or agricultural residues.
API Europe personnel consists of experienced engineers with a proven record of successful engineering work for the Pulp & Paper industry as well as for the biorefinery industry the last 17 years. A list of projects involved includes more than 300 international process integration studies and projects in pulp and paper mills, worldwide including Europe, Greece, France, Portugal, Sweden, Spain and Germany.
API boasts the world’s largest experience list for the application of Pinch Technology to industry. Pinch Technology is a systematic, thermodynamics-based analysis of industrial processes that defines the minimum amount of thermal energy needed to run the facility and identifies the best way to reach this usage level through operational changes and heat recovery projects. Our Pinch Technology Studies identify all possible energy savings available at a site and their corresponding financial benefits.
We provide IT Products and Services including a suite of proprietary software products. apiMAX™ is a proprietary simulation program capable of modeling biomass-based process industries.
Our Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) references include biorefinery demonstration plants, co-generation plants and pulp & paper mill retrofits.
Our experience at the Thomaston Biorefinery demonstrates that we have the ability to help you succeed. Let us help you with:
- Business planning
- Feasibility studies
- Due diligence
- Decision & risk analysis
- Grant strategy/application support
- Identify business, technical and operational issues, challenges and risks and develop sustainable solutions
- Front-end Loading (FEL) stage-gate engineering
- Advanced R&D
- Technology evaluation, selection & validation
- Value improvement practices
- Scale-up & commercialization
- Biorefinery integration
- Process simulation and integration