Scrap wood residuals pose a problem for many wood processing companies. While there can be local demand for wood fiber for applications such as boiler fuel, particle board and others, its value is quite low. As a result, the cost of shipping it can prove to be costly unless there is a local user. One way that wood processors can increase the value of their wood residuals is through the manufacturing of wood pellets from the wood residuals created during production. Pellet production also offers a value-added alternative to agricultural biomass generation. Here is a list of pellet manufacturing equipment vendors to consider.
Alaska Pellet Mill produces and supplies a wide range of pellet making machines including flat wood pellet mills. It offers machinery with a capacity of just a few hundred pounds of pellets per hour or big commercial mills producing 12 tons per hour.
Amisy Group has a wide variety of pellet making machines which include wood pellet mills, Wood Pellet cooler, wood crusher mills, wood chips dryers and more. With an experience of serving the industry for more than 14 years, the company has installed hundreds of biomass plants all over the world.
Bliss Industries is a Ponca City, Oklahoma-based company. Bliss specializes in equipment for size reduction of materials, the creation of pellets from various materials, and the cooling of pellets and other products.
Buskirk Engineering is an Ossian, Indiana-based manufacturer of biomass densification systems such as pellet mills, hammer mills, turn-key systems, MPU mobile units, cooling conveyors, vibratory screeners, and ancillary products. It ships its products across the U.S.
CPM is a California-based pelletizing machine manufacturer which manufactures and supplies pellet mills, coolers, crumblers, flaking mills, roller mills, and hammer mills.
Freedom Equipment is a used equipment sales company based in Rockford, Illinois which offers used pellet mills.
Gemco Energy is a China-based provider of pelletizing equipment since 2004. GEMCO is the biomass densification division of ABC Machinery.
KAHL is a German manufacturer of wood pelleting plants, straw pelleting plants, pelleting presses, pan grinder mill, and fabric belt drier. Its pellet mills are capable of producing from 300 kg/h to 8,000 kg/h of output per press.
Kesir is an international wood pellet mill manufacturer which produces and supplies large wood pellet mills. According to Kesir, its pricing is affordable, with payback often in less than one year. It also offers lease programs.
Pelheat is a UK based company which manufactures pellet mills, pellet presses, and pellet plants.
Vecoplan Midwest supplies biomass briquette machines and reasonably priced 5-ton or less turnkey pellet Solutions. A number of pallet companies, such as WestWind Logistics, have invested in Vecoplan equipment to produce pellets from their wood waste.
Zhengzhou Victor Machinery Co; Ltd is a Chinese company which supplies wood pellet mills to countries in Europe and America.