- Designed and installed rice mill in Nicaragua.
- Designed two large capacity rice mills in Indonesia.
- Renovated White Rice Mills with new rough rice cleaning, shelling, paddy separation, bran removal, and grading equipment, increasing capacity and efficiency.
- Designed and installed "package" quality brown rice production system.
- Renovated Parboil Rice mills with new rough rice cleaning, shelling, paddy separation, bran removal and color sorting equipment, increasing capacity, quality and efficiency.
- Improved milling yields through rice recovery systems in bran and hull streams.
- Modified operating procedures and product flow to improve milling yields and enhance efficiency.
- Designed and installed plant automation systems to improve product consistency and lower labor cost.
- Designed and installed air pollution control systems.
Rice Farm Development
- Development of rice farm in Papua New Guinea.
- Working with associates developed a plan for modernization of the rice breeding program, farming practices, irrigation systems in Guyana.
- Developed with associates a rice farm on virgin ground in Akwai Bom State in Nigeria.
- Developed with associates a plan for revival of a 10,000 hectare rice farm in Surinam.
- Our associates have developed rice farms in Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Nigeria, Bangla Desh.
- Designed patented processes for production of parboiled rice products.
- Improved energy efficiency of parboiling and drying with heat recovery equipment and by improving existing equipment and controls.
- Completed multiple capacity increase projects with capital improvements to steeping, cooking and drying processes.
- Improved yield through process modifications and control systems.
- Designed and installed plant automation systems to improve product consistency and lower labor costs.
- Designed and installed air and water pollution control systems.
- Redesigned rough rice pre-cleaning to improve quality and enhance yields.
- Designed and installed new parboil plant in India.
- Designed and installed various technologies of green rice dryer systems.
- Designed and installed farm drying and storage systems.
- Designed and installed slip form concrete storage systems.
- Conducted research programs to determine optimum drying and storage parameters to maximize rice yields and quality.
- Designed and installed temporary storage facilities for paddy rice.
- Designed and installed rough rice handling systems.
Specialty Rice Processing
- Responsible for rice flour production plant installation and multiple plant capacity increases.
- Installed rice flour product protection systems for microbial and foreign material.
- Designed and operated plant for production of extruded rice cakes and conventional rice cakes.
- Knowledgeable about different production systems for quick cooking rice.
- Conducted product development on producing extruded rice based snacks.
- Design and install instant rice processing plants.
Rice By-Products Processing
- Managed and supervised fast track project to install and have operational two hull burning projects (excess of $17,500,000) in less than one year.
- Responsible for design and operation of first commercial rice bran oil extraction plant in the U.S.
- Designed and operated stabilized rice bran production plants for oil extraction and human foods uses.
- Installed various feed manufacturing systems using hammer mills, blending equipment, and pelletizing equipment.
- Responsible for specialty silica production from rice hulls.
- Research on resin and board production from rice hulls and other agricultural fibers.
- Installed product protection systems including magnets, metal detectors, check-weighers, and cleaning systems.
- Installed high speed form fill and seal machines for rice packaging.
- Installed high speed bulk bagging systems.
- Installed automated case packers, bale packers, baler and case sealers and automatic palletizers.
- Designed Order Driven Manufacturing system for packaged goods production, warehouse storage, and shipping.
- Design and install specialty rice packaging equipment.