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Rentech offers update on Atikokan and Wawa plants

May 11, 2016
By Andrew Snook

May 11, 2016 - Rentech, Inc.’s Atikokan wood pellet plant is producing at 80 to 90 per cent of capacity, according to Keith Forman, president and CEO of Rentech, who offered an update on the plants in his company’s first quarter results for 2016.

“At Wawa, we are pushing hard to achieve desired uptime on a sustained basis before we implement phase II of the conveyor replacements at the plant,” Forman stated.

The company produced approximately 64,000 metric tons of wood pellets at the Atikokan and Wawa facilities, with 49,000 metric tons being shipped to Drax and approximately 15,000 sold to OPG.

To read the full Q1 2016 results for Rentech, click here.

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