Marathon to Produce Anaerobic Digestion Plants for Zero Waste Energy

Equipment company signs partnership agreement with California company.

May 1, 2012
REW Staff

Marathon Equipment Co., headquartered in Vernon, Ala., has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Zero Waste Energy, Lafayette, Calif.

Through the partnership, Marathon, a part of Environmental Solutions Group (ESG), will manufacture anaerobic digestion (AD) systems for Zero Waste Energy. Additionally, both companies will collaborate on waste-to-energy market development and sales activities.
According to Geoff Apthorp, vice president of engineering and business development for ESG, “We are thrilled about our new partnership with Zero Waste Energy. We pride ourselves on using innovation to help our customers find best-in-class, value-added solutions for their unmet solid waste needs. Working with Zero Waste Energy, one of the most forward-thinking and creative companies in our key markets, is another way in which we can globally offer customers both the latest organic waste technology and local customer support.”
Zero Waste Energy designs, builds and operates integrated solid waste facilities throughout North America.
“We are very excited to have selected a strong industry leader like Marathon as our partner for manufacturing our Smartferm plants,” says Eric Herbert, CEO of Zero Waste Energy. “Marathon is known for their expertise in manufacturing complex systems, and this partnership provides Zero Waste Energy with an enhanced ability to reliably develop anaerobic systems using proven best practices. We are proud to have a U.S. manufacturer making these revolutionary organic waste treatment plants in the United States, and we are looking forward to the new innovations this partnership will enable us to jointly offer our customers.”