His notable career in industrial sales is highlighted by a keen understanding of biofuel market trends. Matthew is just the person to articulate how Primafuel's technology solutions will yield greater profits and improved sustainability for our customers.
Signal Hill, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2008
Primafuel, international leaders of low-carbon biofuels technology and infrastructure, recently announced the hiring of two biofuels industry leaders. Matthew Craig will lead the Business Solutions Team as Sales Manager, while Rick Clement will provide leadership as Construction Manager for the Engineering and Construction Team. These long-time industry professionals will focus their collective efforts on delivering Primafuel's SMAART™Oil Solution, an advanced corn oil extraction technology benefiting the biofuels industry. Both individuals will join the Primafuel Solutions team located in Basehor, Kansas.
"Our ability to identify and engage potential customers in the US biofuels market will get a significant boost with the addition of Matthew Craig," said Root Woods, Primafuel CEO. "His notable career in industrial sales is highlighted by a keen understanding of biofuel market trends. Matthew is just the person to articulate how Primafuel's technology solutions will yield greater profits and improved sustainability for our customers."
"Rick Clement has proven himself over the past 30 years as a highly skilled project manager," Woods continued. "He has overseen every aspect of an ethanol facility's development and management. Rick will deliver fully-optimized solutions both on-time and with the least amount of interruption. We're very excited to have both Matthew and Rick join our team."
About Matthew Craig:
Mr. Craig has notable experience in grain processing, finished grain product sales, project sales and business development with Fortune 500 companies. He has managed communication and due diligence engineering for independent engineers and marketing consultants in multiple development projects. He has delivered sales expertise to companies like ADM, Bunge, MAC Equipment and Ethanex Energy. Mr. Craig received both his Bachelor's of Science in Milling Science and Management and his Master's of Agribusiness from Kansas State University.
About Rick Clement:
Mr. Clement offers three decades of experience in the industrial construction industry, working on EPC, Firm Price, and Cost Plus projects. He holds extensive background in total project management, safety management, planning, scheduling, QA/QC management and sub-contract management. Mr. Clement has provided business development strategy for companies like Duke Energy, TECO Energy, Progress Energy and SCE&G.
California-based Primafuel is a recent winner of a Technology Pioneer Award from the World Economic Forum. Primafuel brings together an international team of award-winning biofuels experts in the pursuit of zero-carbon biofuels. Primafuel's laboratories develop technologies that improve the biofuels production process along every step of the fuel supply-chain. Such innovations include waste-stream recycling, scalable and modular bio-refineries, carbon-tracking infrastructure and the use of next-generation feedstocks. In 2007 Primafuel was awarded the state of California's largest biofuels production grant towards construction of a $90 million biofuel production facility at the Port of Sacramento. Primafuel is a privately-held corporation with labs in California and Europe and business operations in New York and Asia. On the Web: http://www.primafuel.com.
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