Frontline’s predecessor original founding in Colorado by John Reardon and Norman Reese.

August 13, 2020

F o u n d e d · I n · C o l o r a d o

Frontline’s predecessor original founding in Colorado by John Reardon and Norman Reese.
August 13, 2020

D O E · F u n d e d · R e a s e a r c h

Conducted DOE-funded research, consulting, and contract research from 2003-2005.
August 13, 2020

C o m p a n y · B e c o m e s · L L C

Company restructured to become an LLC and bring ISU researcher, Jerod Smeenk, on board. The firm also partnered with Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company for a three-year,…
August 13, 2020

I o w a · R e l o c a t i o n

Relocated to Ames, IA, to enhance opportunities within the ethanol and agricultural industries, as well as collaborate further with Iowa State University and the state of…
August 13, 2020

C V E C

Finished installing 75 ton/day commercial system at CVEC that allows Frontline BioEnergy to offer robust, large-scale gasification systems.
August 13, 2020
CVEC facility

C V E C

CVEC becomes the majority shareholder, and William A. Lee becomes new CEO at Frontline BioEnergy LLC.
August 13, 2020

R D F · G a s i f i c a t i o n

Frontline begins gasifying refuse-derived fuel (RDF) pellets at its pilot facility in Nevada, Iowa.
August 13, 2020

P i l o t · P l a n t

Frontline adds oxygen-blown gasification capability at its pilot facility in Nevada, Iowa, increasing its capacity to >10 dry tons/day.