Nacogdoches Generating Facility is Named Best Biomass Project in 2012

BEAUMONT, TX, USA – MARCH 28, 2013 – ZAMPELL COMPANIES – Nacogdoches Generating Facility, owned by Southern Companies, was named the Best Biomass Project in 2012 by Power Engineering Magazine.  The facility has the capacity to generate 100MW through the combustion of non-merchantable wood products in a single boiler.  The bubbling fluidized bed (BFB) boiler is the largest BFB in the world.  The facility was commissioned in June of 2012.

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Zampell is proud that through its Texas Office it contributed all the refractory supply and installation.  The scope for Zampell was in excess of 5,000 man hours and all work was completed without a single injury or lost time incident.  Zampell regularly completes refractory, insulation, and scaffold maintenance in a variety of BFB, circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boilers, and other biomass power facilities throughout the United States.  Zampell is proud to add the completion of this successful new construction project to its credentials in the biomass power market.

Zampell is a merit shop service organization that is chiefly involved with the engineering and construction of refractories and insulation within the industrial sector. It is a family-owned business that was established in 1966 and continues to grow due to its core value of quality craftsmanship. Zampell has branch offices in Massachusetts (headquarters), Maine, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Texas. For more information on the Zampell family of companies please visit their website at or by phone at 1-877-ZAMPELL.