BioNitrogen Corp., a cleantech company that utilizes proprietary technology to build environmentally friendly plants that convert biomass into urea fertilizer, announced that it has hired Brian Samuels as facility manager in Hardee County, FL. In this role, Brian will be responsible for supervising the construction and operation of the Hardee County plant, including the acquisition of biomass feedstock.
Brian Samuels joins BioNitrogen with more than 20 years’ experience in the fertilizer industry. Prior to joining BioNitrogen, Brian served as Phos-Acid Maintenance Supervisor at Mosaic LLC, one of the world’s leading producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients.
“We are excited to welcome Brian to the BioNitrogen team,” said Mr. Bryan Kornegay, Chief Financial Officer and Director of BioNitrogen. “Brian’s extensive experience in the fertilizer industry will greatly benefit BioNitrogen as we advance in the construction process for the Hardee County plant.”
Construction on the site is slated to commence in early 2013. The proposed plant will be able to produce 15 tons of urea fertilizer hourly, totaling 360 short tons daily or 124,200 tons annually.