Praj has a vision of to be most preferred organization for all stakeholders through environment friendly and sustainable solutions that can make the world a better place. Praj has spread its footprints across the globe by offering innovative, integrated solutions including plants, equipment and products.
The company has acquired expertise in treating multiple feed stocks to produce a range of varying grades of ethanol and has developed technologies for various clean, renewable fuels & chemicals including BioCNG, Bio- butanol, etc. Praj has spread its presence across the globe with more than 750 customer references in more than 75 countries.
Praj employs more than 1200 professionals in India and overseas. Praj Foundation – Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of the company, undertakes several projects in the area of education, health and environment. The company has international-standard manufacturing facilities in Pune and Wada in the state of Maharashtra and Kandla in Gujarat. These facilities are accredited with ASME U and H stamps and ISO 9001-2008 certification.
In the year 2008, the organisation set-up state- of-the-art R & D facility for technological innovations named ‘Praj Matrix’. More than 85 scientists and technocrats are engaged in the development of various renewable fuels and chemicals. Praj Matrix has been granted 26 patents so far and 310 patent applications are filed.
The facility has been conferred with the ‘Green Innovation Award’ in 2011 for its outstanding research in the Green Chemistry and Engineering domain.
INDIA’S FIRST INTEGRATED BIO-REFINERY FOR RENEWABLE FUELS & BIO- CHEMICALS
Praj has commissioned India’s first integrated bio-refinery demonstration plant, that uses various lignocellulose feedstocks for generation of ethanol using proprietary 2G technology platform – ‘Enfinity. This demonstration plant is now in 3rd year of operation having processed more than 600 MT of various feed stocks. Performance parameters of this integrated bio refinery demo plant are at par with global benchmarks.
On the back of the success of the demo plant, Praj has been selected as supply technology and engineering solutions to build commercial scale bio refineries by major Oil Marketing Companies in India namely IOCL, BPCL, HPCL and MRPL.
PRAJ EXPANDS TECHNOLOGY PORTFOLIO WITH COMPRESSED BIOGAS (CBG) TECHNOLOGY
Praj-Matrix has also developed a CBG (Compressed Biogas) technology based on sugar plant waste stream (Press mud) and biomass which supports ‘SATAT’ (Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation), Government of India’s initiative focusing on replacing gasoline with CBG.
Praj has recently held a ground-breaking ceremony of integrated compressed biogas (CBG) demo plant near Pune,, state of Maharashtra.