BIOX is a renewable energy company with a growing network of production facilities and distribution infrastructures in North America, including two biodiesel plants in Ontario, Canada and, in a joint venture partnership with World Energy, a 90M usg plant in Houston, Texas which happens to be the third largest plant in the United States. Our current focus is biodiesel, a clean and high-performing alternative to petroleum diesel. We believe biodiesel is an excellent here-and-now solution for the rapidly expanding transportation sector to significantly reduce Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) and other environmental pollutants. Biodiesel in both pure and blended forms work with existing diesel engines without modifications, making it an immediate, viable and low-cost solution to help combat climate change, while other capital-intensive solutions are still under development for a distant future.
Located in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, BIOX was incorporated in September 2000.
In April 2001, BIOX completed construction of a 1 million litre per annum pilot plant in Oakville, Ontario. The purpose of this plant was to conclusively demonstrate the BIOX Process’ ability to efficiently and economically convert a wide variety of feedstocks into biodiesel. This test facility proved that the BIOX Process is able to achieve complete conversion of both the free fatty acid molecule as well as the triglyceride molecule into methyl esters achieving yields of 1:1 without any pre-treatment.
In April 2007, BIOX completed construction and commissioning of its’ first commercial-scale biodiesel production facility in Hamilton, Ontario. This 67 million litre annual nameplate capacity plant is one of the largest continuous flow biodiesel production facilities in the world.
Using this proven production technology and modular plant design, BIOX intends to build, own and operate biodiesel plants in attractive markets taking into account such factors as legislation or policies promoting the use of biodiesel, existing petroleum storage and distribution infrastructure, and the availability of feedstock.
Our mission is to build, acquire, own and operate a network of biodiesel production facilities, utilizing proprietary process technologies capable of producing the highest quality biodiesel fuel in jurisdictions where clearly defined renewable fuel standard policies exist. Our ongoing goal is to be the leading value added integrated supplier to the existing diesel distribution network.
• To operate in the highest standards of safety, ethics and respect in every aspect of our business: from the way we acquire raw materials, operate our manufacturing plants, to the way we produce, handle, distribute and deliver our finished products.
• To maintain a strong commitment to continue minimizing the footprint of our operations on the planet and its atmosphere.