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  • 70+ PAGES FULL COPY covering all stages and necessities of large-scale pellet production
  • Written by GEMCO wood pellet factory engineers in stead of scholars , all data are coming from 10+ YEARS REAL EXPERIENCE
  • In this eBook you will find not only equipments and procedures, but also policies, industry standards and a list of global leading suppliers, EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW about the pelletizing industry
  • FREE CONSULTANCY AND 7/24 EMAIL SUPPORT are ready for you regarding any specific questions about pellets

About How To Make Pellets And How To Build Your Own Wood Pellet Plant

wood pellet plant

A wood pellet plant is a facility where the raw woody material (sawdust, wood shavings, wood chips, hey, straws) are received, resized and processed into wood pellets, which are used as green fuel for residential heating, industrial heating, animal bed, feed, etc.


2020 energy demand in Europe

Under EU’s legal mandate that by 2020, 20% of all energy from energy utilities shall come from renewable energy (including wood pellets fuel). In 2012, 4.5 million tones of wood pellets are imported to Europe, it is expected that by 2020, Europe’s demand for wood pellets will be well over 25 million tones. There is no doubt that getting into wood pellet business is profitable decision.


But that how to make wood pellets and how to build your own pellet plant are NOT EASY. Before starting your own wood pellet factory, the following things need to be considered at top priority:

  • What is your local policy and how to finance?
  • How much do you know about the raw material? What is the moisture? You have different choices of raw material resizing and drying machinery.
  • Which type of pellet mill do you choose and where do you buy pellet mill from? It is the essential piece of equipment for making pellets.
  • What volume do you plan to produce? What is the total energy consumption?
  • How is the quality pellets do you want to produce? You have to know that different countries have their own standard.
  • What is your target market and what is the transportation plan?
  • Etc.

It is the objective of this complete guide to large scale pellet production illuminate the necessities of large-scale pellet production for the prospective investor, or to serve as a condensed reference for existing operators. In the appendix is a list of pellet plant machinery manufacturers. From the policy environment, to the raw material, to the machinery used in pelletization, to the final product, GEMCO Pellet Mill seeks to assist those who share in our common interest: the international advancement of biomass energy.