Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Three companies are joining together to form a biodiesel manufacturing and distribution hub in Portland's Northwest Industrial District.
Whole Energy Fuels Corp. of Bellingham, Wash., announced Tuesday it would set up a new distribution facility in Portland.
The company will be joined in the building at the corner of Northwest 28th Avenue and Industrial Street with Oregon Oils, a cooking oil recycling operation, and Beaver Biodiesel LLC, a biofuels manufacturer that will move its operations from Albany to Portland.
"This will be a vertically integrated biofuels facility," said Daniel Shafer, principal manager of Beaver Biodiesel. "It will allow us to reduce the total CO2 impact of producing and distributing biofuels."
Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.