Cogent offers many years of experience and expertise in the wood pellets industry. We understand the challenges facing industrial pellet operations today and have successfully executed many greenfield and expansion projects with key pellet producers across North America. Our team has in-depth process knowledge and experience working with wood handling, dryers, energy systems, material handling and storage lines as well all the major equipment suppliers.
From multidisciplinary project management through to the complete design, development and commissioning of electrical, automation and IT systems, we can implement a solution that meets your needs. Cogent works closely with clients throughout the project life cycle to help them maximize their capital expenditures and achieve full compliance. Our disciplined approach to project execution ensures fast ramp-up to full production and sustainability of your operation.
Industry clients include:
Cogent provided plant-wide system integration and process optimization services to Georgia Biomass, the world’s largest biomass pellet plant. In addition, Cogent deployed a real-time Operational Performance Management system that enabled Georgia Biomass to reduce ramp-up time of the plant, expand operational visibility and make informed decisions in real-time.
Cogent has successfully designed and deployed plant-wide electrical, automation and controls for the Lavington Pellet Limited Partnership’s new wood pellet facility in Lavington, BC. Additionally, Cogent provided on-site support to help the plant achieve a quick ramp-up to full production and smooth transition to operation.
Cogent initially worked on the plant’s Dryer Island System Controls while still under construction. A year later Cogent completed work on the Wet Electrostatic Precipitator (WESP) while the plant was operating. The pellets produced in Hamlet will be shipped overseas to Europe and Asia to satisfy the global demand for wood biomass pellets.