Dr. Paul Fedec and Mr. Nick Boguski to Deliver Presentations at AOCS Oils Processing Short Course in Salt Lake City

“Pilot Scale Process Optimization & Commercialization,” and “Extraction of Specialty Oils,” are the topics of two presentations being delivered by POS Pilot Plant at the upcoming AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo being held in Salt Lake City, Utah from May 1 – 3, 2005. The papers will be delivered as part of a 2-day pre-meeting program focusing on technical issues in oils processing.

At the Short Course on Edible Oil Refining and Processing, Dr. Paul Fedec will speak on “Pilot Scale Process Optimization & Commercialization” on Sunday May 1st at 11:30 a.m. His presentation will cover the goals and features of various scales for oil processing from lab to pilot to production scale. Also included will be references to practical applications and outcomes of the different scales along with a review of challenges and logistics to scaling up.

As part of the Short Course entitled “A Conference on Specialty Oils,” Mr. Nick Boguski will present “Extraction of Specialty Oils,” on Sunday May 1st at 9:00 a.m. His will focus on different processing methods and technologies for recovering oil or oil components from various non-traditional and organic sources (oilseeds, marine and ratite oils, biomass, etc.).

POS Pilot Plant is a confidential, contract research facility specializing in extraction, fractionation, modification and purification. It serves bio-processing industries such as food and ingredients, nutraceuticals and functional foods, pharmaceuticals, ag biotech, and industrial bioproducts. It is located in Saskatoon, Canada.

For more information visit the POS Pilot Plant Booth #708 at AOCS, our web site www.pos.ca, or contact Dr. Paul Fedec, Vice President, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs at [email protected], or Nick Boguski, Senior Scientist, at [email protected].

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