ATP Overview: ATP is a newly-formed company, based in Columbia, South Carolina. It has been involved in biomass and bio-energy initiatives, since 2005.
ATP's Founder and President, Joseph J. James: Mr. James has an extensive, 37-year economic development background. During that time, he has been heavily involved in technology commercialization activities in Austin, Texas; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Columbia, South Carolina and the Washington, DC area.
Mr. James has been very active in bio-energy initiatives in the Southeast, since 2004. He is a founding member of the South Carolina Biomass Council, where he has served as Vice-Chair, and is a member of the Southeast Agriculture & Forestry Energy Resources (SAFER) Alliance.
to view a news piece on green job creation in South Carolina, featuring ATP's President, Joe James.
Click on the photo below for video of news coverage of the July 20, 2009 Press Conference, announcing ATP's selection of KZC as its engineering and manufacturing partner.
Pictured at the Press Conference, from left to right, are Gunter Noll, Exec. VP, Kusters Zima Corporation; Joe James, President, Agri-Tech Producers; and U. S. Congressman Bob Inglis. Click here for an article
by NBC and here for an article
written by The State Newspaper, both about the selection.
for two articles (the 2nd one is from February, 2009 and linked at the bottom of the 1st) written in Biomass Magazine about ATP.
ATP President, Joe James (Center Rear), at an August 3, 2009 meeting, to discuss climate and energy legislation, with US Senator Lindsey Graham.