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Ag Bio-Power LC

A project to operate biomass gasifiers on a daily basis while burning tires collected for a fee and reclaiming tire steel for sale as scrap.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location Tama, IA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2002
  • Employees 4
  • Website agbiopower.com

Company Summary

An R&D company that has developed a patented method & apparatus that produces green energy using biomass gasification. The process allows the use of normally "dirty" burning solid wastes as fuel by using the gasifier as a scrubber. Currently seeking project funding to accumulate O&M data for marketing and to provide a "show room" to display the system in operation. Targeting industrial and commercial business with special wastes and energy needs.

Team

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    LaVoy "Sam" M. Thiessen
    CEO
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    MBA (University of Iowa, 1979), BS (United States Military Academy, West Point, 1973) – A retired U.S. Army colonel with extensive leadership and managerial experience. Strong engineering and the physical sciences background. Primary business interest is in promoting the proprietary alternative energy technology that he and his brother, Joe, have developed, increasing "green" energy resources by using solid wastes as fuel.

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    Randall "Joe" J. Thiessen
    Chief Technical Officer
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    Forty years of technical and small business experience in electrical, plumbing, HVAC. Extensive maintenance supervisory experience with the State of Iowa. Training in Computer-Assisted Design (CAD) and Blueprint Reading.

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    George Shimek
    Partner
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    Owner/Operator of Custom Blacksmithing, Inc. in Waterloo, Iowa. More than 50 years of small business metal fabricating experience. Consultant to John Deere.

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    Patrick O'Rourke
    Partner
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    Current full-time position in medical equipment sales & marketing. Experience in residential and commercial mortgage financing.

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    Michael P. Thiessen
    Partner
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    Current full-time position in telecommunications sales. Real estate development and mortgage financing experience.

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    Thomas Sankot
    Partner
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    Extensive boiler operator and machine repair experience.

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    Stephen Kenkel
    Partner
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    Lawyer. Proprietor of Kenkel Law Office, Toledo, Iowa. Estate Planning & Financial Advising.

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    James Sankot
    Partner
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    More than 45 years of farm management, real estate, and farm financial adviser experience.

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    Philip Sankot
    Partner
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    Banking and marketing experience. Website design and video production experience.

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    Andrew Shimek
    Partner
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    Full-time Custom Blacksmithing partner and metal fabricator.

Advisors

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    McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC
    Lawyer
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    Clifton, Larson, Allen LLP
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Not Applicable
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