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Ellesworth Company Inc.

Ellesworth will extract and sell industrially-important fungal enzymes that are produced as a byproduct of the commercial mushroom industry.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Kemblesville, PA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 1

Company Summary

Ellesworth will generate profit through the sale of industrially-important fungal enzymes for use in applications as diverse as textile effluent treatment to production of biofuels. Initially, Ellesworth will focus on the sale of liquid enzyme concentrates produced from commercial mushroom production wastes for sale to other enzyme companies for resale. Eventually other fungal-derived biologicals e.g. chitosan, will be offered.


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    Christine Smith

    Dr. Christine Smith, President of Ellesworth and Technical Director of Quality Assurance and Research and Development for L.F. Lambert Inc., Coatesville, PA - a leading producer of commercial mushroom spawn and other microbial-based products. Dr. Smith received her Ph.D. in 1982 from the University of Wales in Microbial Genetics. She began her career as a biochemist with Sigma Biochemical Company in the UK before coming to the US to work for L.F

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    Richard Lamar
    Vice President

    Dr. Richard T. Lamar is Vice President Ellesworth and Director of Research and Applications for EarthFax Development Corporation, Logan, UT. Dr. Lamar is an expert in the use of wood decay fungi and their enzymes for remediation of soil and water that are contaminated with hazardous chemicals. Dr. Lamar conducted the work supported by a grant from the State of Pennsylvania that demonstrated the presence of commercial quantities of the industriall

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    Richard White

    Richard B. White is President of EarthFax Engineering, Inc. and EarthFax Development Corp. and a Registered Professional Engineer. Mr. White graduated from Utah State University with a BS in Watershed Science in 1976 and earned an MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the same institution in 1977. Mr. White has over 35 years of consulting engineering experience in the design and implementation of environmental remediation projects. His exp

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    Scott McIntyre

    Scott along with his brother Rick and father Hugh, are the owners of L.F. Lambert Spawn Co., Coatesville, PA. Lambert Spawn was purchased in 1992 by Hugh McIntyre. During their ownership, L.F. Lambert Spawn has emerged from a failing company to become the leading supplier of mushroom spawn in North America. Continued investment in the Lambert Spawn by the McIntyre Family has ensured the development of the most technologically-advanced spawn pla

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    Raymond Carey

    Raymond Carey is President of Carey Industries, Inc. - a manufacturer of cyclic organic crudes, intermediates, organic dyes, and pigments. Mr. Carey has been instrumental in finding technologies/equipment for extraction and processing of enzymes and in developing industrial leads to provide opportunities for market development.

Previous Investors

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    Richard B. White, EarthFax Engineering||