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Parallel Products, located in Louisville, KY, takes in out of date sugar-based and alcoholic beverages to manufacture and recover 6.5 million gallons on fuel ethanol. Their facility also recycles more than 200 million pounds of beverage packaging materials (glass, aluminum and plastics).

Materials Received:

  • Non-Alcoholic Beverages (soda, juice, water, etc.)
  • Alcoholic Beverages (beer, spirits, wine)
  • Fermentable Sugar Liquids
  • Industrial Alcohols: Off-Spec Ethanol Products, Ethanol Laden Bi-Products
  • Health & Beauty Alcohols (mouthwash, perfume, etc.)
  • Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing By-Products

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Who Makes Ethanol?

Parallel Products