February 18, 2014 - Alok Goel presented a paper “A Double Concentric Filter/Separator Layout System” at the AFS Oil and Gas and Chemical Processing Filtration and Separations Spring Conference 2014, Houston, TX, USA. [presentation]

September 23, 2013 - Alok Goel presented a paper “PVC Polymer Formulation Reinforced with Ground Wheat Straw Filler” at the 6th International Wood Fibre Polymer Composites Symposium in Biarritz, France. [presentation] [paper]

March 4, 2013 - Jim Kozlowski presented a paper “Making Biomass Briquettes from Waste Wheat Straw Biofiller” at the Growing the Margins Conference in London, ON. [presentation]

March 6, 2012 - Jim Kozlowski, Director R&D, presented a paper on A Process for Manufacturing Fibrous and Particulate Fillers from Lignocellulosic Biomass, at the Growing The Margins Conference, London, ON, Canada. read more...

January 23, 2012 - OMTEC begins a project to design/build/install a Biomass Briquettor.

January 4, 2011 - OMTEC begins wheat-straw biofiller production at its new Ridgetown, ON plant.

September 16, 2010 - Processors looking to lower the carbon footprint of their plastics found several intriguing new compounds made with sustainable/recycled fillers presented at the Society of Plastics Engineers’ latest GPEC technical conference in Orlando last March. The new eco more...

November 12, 2009 - In two announcements this week, automotive OEM Ford Motor Co. showed progress in its efforts to build a "sustainable materials portfolio", offering details on cylinder head covers made from post-consumer nylon that was most recently carpet and storage bins that use wheat straw to fortify polypropylene (PP) more...

August 10, 2009 - OMTEC awarded IRAP funding for wheat-straw fuel log development.