PMC BioTec CEO Frank Sinton Jr. Joins Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on Innovation Economy Mission to United Kingdom

Next-Generation Environmental Biotechnology Company to Showcase Economic and Partnership Opportunities in the Waste Water and Biogas Industries

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PMC BioTec, a global environmental biotechnology leader in the production of biogas, today announced that CEO Frank Sinton Jr. will join Governor Deval Patrick, state officials and business leaders on the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission 2011 to the United Kingdom from March 14-16. The coalition will explore innovative growth opportunities within the Commonwealth’s clean energy industry and areas of common interest between the state’s established and emerging partners in the UK.

“I’m happy to have Frank Sinton of PMC BioTec joining our great coalition of leaders on this trade mission,” said Governor Patrick. “PMC BioTec is at the forefront of our innovation economy, and we know his expertise will go a long way towards forging lasting economic ties and partnerships between Massachusetts and the UK.”

PMC BioTec’s groundbreaking environmental biotechnology doubles the production of renewable natural gas from waste biomass while eliminating damaging residuals disposal and recovering valuable nitrogen and high quality phosphorus fertilizer. During the trip, Mr. Sinton will share his environmental expertise in roundtable discussions, company visits and meetings with government and business officials with Governor Patrick and the delegation in London and Cambridge. While furthering the mission’s goal of identifying new economic development opportunities, Mr. Sinton will also visit PMC BioTec’s existing and forthcoming installations.

“I’m honored to join the Governor and the delegation on this trade mission,” Mr. Sinton said. “We are already doing business in the United Kingdom and this mission is an important growth opportunity for our company and the Commonwealth.”

There are currently 478 companies with UK ties in Massachusetts. Of these, 225 UK-owned companies in the state employ 40,100 Massachusetts residents. Additionally, 253 Commonwealth-based companies have established operations in the UK. Massachusetts companies exported over $4 billion worth of goods to the UK in 2009 and the United States is the UK’s second largest source of imports at 9.74 percent.

About PMC BioTec

PMC BioTec is a global environmental biotechnology leader enabling waste water treatment plants, bio-refineries, and agricultural biogas operators to double their production of biogas, recover nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer, and virtually eliminate damaging residuals disposal. The company's groundbreaking advances transform millions of tons of environmentally harmful bio-solids into renewable natural gas capable of producing billions of BTUs, clean water and valuable fertilizers. For more information please visit:


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