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Pacific Biodiesel Founders Named to International List for Bio-Economy

 Pacific Biodiesel Founders, Bob and Kelly King, Named to the International List of Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2016. Photo: Blue Planet Summit Cocktail Party at the Ihilani Marriot in Kapolei, Hawaii, April 2, 2008. Photo by Marco Garcia.


Pacific Biodiesel Founders, Bob and Kelly King, Named to the International List of Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2016. Photo: Blue Planet Summit Cocktail Party at the Ihilani Marriot in Kapolei, Hawaii, April 2, 2008. Photo by Marco Garcia.

For the second consecutive year, Bob and Kelly King, co-founders of Pacific Biodiesel Technologies, have been included on the list of Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy.

Published by Biofuels Digest, the recipients are nominated and voted on by the readers of The Digest and the publication’s editorial board.

The top 100 List recognizes industry leaders, government officials and researchers from across the globe including North America, Europe, Asia and the Baltic.

The awards will be presented at a reception on Wednesday, Feb. 17 as part of the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C.

“We are honored to be included on this list by Biofuels Digest” said Bob King, President of Pacific Biodiesel in a press release statement.  “Our company works hard to produce renewable fuel today, as well as innovate the next direction for the company in a challenging industry.  Mahalo Biofuels Digest,” he said.

Founded by the Kings in 1995, Pacific Biodiesel has won state, national and international awards for innovations in the industry.  The company’s experience includes oil/grease trap pumping, biodiesel production, marketing and distribution, process technology design and engineering, quality management services, and feedstock R&D.

The Company’s newest facility, Big Island Biodiesel, features state-of-the art distillation technology.  Pacific Biodiesel’s vision has remained constant: to create truly sustainable, community-based biodiesel production facilities in order to maximize the economic and environmental benefits and minimize energy consumption.