Company to offer Blended Liquid and Gel Hand Sanitizer as Bulk and Packaged Products
CUPERTINO, CA - (NewMediaWire) - August 11, 2020 - Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX) announced todaythe launch of its new Aemetis Health Products subsidiary which is focused on the production and marketing of blended liquid and gel sanitizers as bulk and packaged products.
“Aemetis has become the largest producer of high grade sanitizer alcohol in the western United States and is launching Aemetis Health Products to expand its product line of sanitizer products,” said Eric McAfee, Chairman and CEO of Aemetis. “This expansion into blended liquid and gel sanitizer markets complements our existing offering of high grade alcohol in the United States and Canada.”
As a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, demand for high grade alcohol for sanitizer production increased significantly in early 2020. Aemetis Health Products will blend gel and liquid sanitizer for delivery in bulk as well as packaged form to customers.
Aemetis is currently constructing plant upgrades of control systems and processing equipment that will enable the production of US Pharmacopeia (USP) medical grade alcohol at the Aemetis plant near Modesto, California.
Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Aemetis is an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative technologies that replace traditional petroleum-based products by the conversion of ethanol and biodiesel plants into advanced biorefineries. Founded in 2006, Aemetis owns and operates a 65 million gallon per year ethanol production facility in California’s Central Valley near Modesto. Aemetis also owns and operates a 50 million gallon per year renewable chemical and advanced fuel production facility on the East Coast of India producing high quality distilled biodiesel and refined glycerin for customers in India and Europe. Aemetis is building a biogas anaerobic digester network and pipeline to convert dairy animal waste gas to Renewable Natural Gas (RNG), and is developing a plant to convert waste orchard wood into cellulosic ethanol. Aemetis holds a portfolio of patents and related technology licenses for the production of renewable fuels and biochemicals. For additional information about Aemetis, please visit www.aemetis.com.
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