Pellet Forum Austria

The 2nd edition of the European Pellet Forum will take place on 28 May 2024 in Nantes, France as part of the Carrefour International du Bois trade fair.

It will be followed on 29 May 2024 by the national event of Propellet France on the same location.

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DEPV Bentele Speaker


Saalasti is a third-generation family business founded in 1945 that manufactures the world’s leading biomass processing equipment. Our long experience and continuous development work enable us to guarantee our customers first-class technology and reliability year after year.

Our company: develops, sells and maintains processing machines and systems for fiber-based biomass processing, in particular mechanical drying and chopping.

We deliver individual machines as well as complete crushing plants. We serve customers after delivery with versatile after-sales services.

Saalasti’s products are used to continuously process biomass for the needs of sustainable bioenergy production around the world.

Saalasti is located in Finland with subsidiaries in Sweden, Spain, Chile and Canada

DEPV Bentele Speaker

Bioenergy Europe

Bioenergy Europe is the voice of European bioenergy. It aims to develop a sustainable bioenergy market based on fair business conditions. Founded in 1990, Bioenergy Europe is a non-profit, Brussels-based international organisation bringing together associations and companies, as well as academia and research institutes from across Europe.

DEPV Bentele Speaker

European Pellet Council

The European Pellet Council (EPC), founded in 2010, is the voice of the wood pellet sector in Europe. Its members are national pellet associations or related organisations from 18 countries. EPC aims at solving the issues related to the transition from a niche product to a major energy commodity. These issues include the standardisation and certification of pellet quality, safety, security of supply, education and training, and the quality of pellet-using devices. EPC coordinates, ENplus®, the world-leading pellet quality certification.

Speaker Gillles Gauthier

Shenzen Eparcel Technology CO., LTD.

Established in 2016, eParcel is one of the top premium wood pellet supplier in China with a decade of expertise. We rank in the top 10 for Enplus A1 certification and hold additional PEFC and FSC certifications, with SBP certification anticipated in May. 

Strategic Operations:

  • Shenzhen Office:  Our base, overseeing two advanced pellet plants in Ganzhou and Huizhou.
  • Ganzhou Plant: Spans 5,000 sqm, employs over 30 staff, and produces 20,000 tons monthly for domestic needs.
  • Huizhou Plant: At 4,000 sqm, with over 20 employees, it delivers 18,000 tons monthly, focusing on international markets.

Strategic Logistics: With 27+ years in logistics, eParcel benefits from China’s southeastern coastal convenience:

  • Huizhou plant’s proximity to Shenzhen Yantian Terminal (40 km, 1 hour drive) ensures efficient transport.

Dongguan Port’s Humen Terminal, with the capacity for three 50,000 ton vessels, supports our maritime logistics

Speaker Gillles Gauthier


BIOSYL is one of the largest and most reliable producers of wood pellets in France, with over 10 years’ experience in the development of multi-gasoline pelletizing.
Originally based in the Nièvre region, the company has grown into a group with 2 modern pellet plants – one in the Nièvre and one in the Haute Loire. The Group employs 70 people and has 200 indirect jobs.
With an annual production capacity of 200,000 tonnes, we are one of the largest pellet producers in France.
Wood pellets are an environmentally-friendly biofuel derived from the production residues of the forestry and primary processing industries.

Speaker Gillles Gauthier

Control Union

Control Union is a certification and inspection body that carries out certification audits in the wood energy sector: ENplus, Pefc, FSC, Sure, 2BSvs, Red2 etc…
Control Union’s offices are accredited to issue certificates.
We can carry out certification audits, inside and outside Europe, for the wood sector, from pelletizing to the marketing of wood pellets.


DeliverUP is a company specializing in the digitalization of truck fleets for energy distribution. With over 20 years’ experience in the energy business, DeliverUP offers innovative solutions to support its customers in their energy and digital transformation, and in diversifying their activities.
Here are a few key points about DeliverUP:
On-board logistics solutions: We develop applications for remote management, tracking and tracing of bulk and packaged goods distribution.
Our SaaS operating software and Android-based business applications cover all our customers’ needs.
Customer benefits :
o Real-time tracking: Our solution offers real-time tracking for increased responsiveness of the operations department.
o Automatic geocoding: Drivers save time thanks to automatic customer geocoding and truck-friendly navigation.
o Invoicing of additional services: Additional services can be invoiced.
o Improved Quality of Service: Optimize routes and eliminate unnecessary kilometers.
o Real-time tracking of rolling stock: Optimization of distribution and management of product returns.
Business sectors: Our solutions are tailored to the bulk and packaged energy distribution and
and food industries.


Founded in 1992, Ferotec is the French specialist in the manufacturing of dies for pellet mills. Our company manufactures over 2800 units every year for pelleting plants producing wood pellets, biomass, animal feed, fertilizers….

For many years Ferotec has been building up its expertise to manufacture dies specifically designed for the production of wood pellets and biomass, adapting to the specific requirements of this type of product.

With more than 30 years of experience, Ferotec ensures a guarantee of quality and reliability thanks to modern production facilities. Each die is manufactured on demand and is characterized by its hole diameter, thickness and compression length.

Located in Brittany, in the western part of France, Ferotec also exports dies to more than 20 countries

Speaker Gillles Gauthier



Progranul by PRODESA Group: designs equipment integrated into highly robust and reliable plants, guaranteeing high levels of performance and productivity and low operating costs.

Speaker Gillles Gauthier



Turboden, a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, is an Italian firm and a global leader in the design, manufacture and maintenance of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) systems. ORC plants can generate electric power and heat with high efficiency and user-friendly operation by using any kind of biomass, from virgin wood to organic residues from various production processes like pellet. Biomass-fired Combined Heat and Power ORC systems can give a strong contribution in reducing the primary energy demand and greenhouse-gas emissions thanks to a local generation of renewable power. With more than 340 biomass power plants in 40 countries Turboden offers ORC turbogenerators up to 20MWe per single shaft.


Speaker Gillles Gauthier


With its range of indoor and outdoor silos, PRIVÉ SA develops solutions for the bulk storage of pellets.
The low corrugation of PRIVÉ shells ensures optimum flow, limiting retention and friction. The cone facilitates emptying of the residual slope.

When you choose PRIVE SA, you choose equipment manufactured in France to current European standards, a manufacturing quality that facilitates equipment assembly, and a 10-year warranty.

PRIVE SA, silo manufacturer since 1958…why without Privé?

Speaker Gillles Gauthier


G’Imprim is a family business belonging to the GRANGER Frères group, which has specialized in plastic film extrusion since 1968.
GRANGER Frères takes care of film extrusion, which is then printed at G’Imprim.
Today, we are a major player in the production of printed films for vertical bagging of wood pellets. We offer our customers 100% customized packaging, adapted to their bagging machines.
Equipped with 7 high-performance, robotized flexographic printing lines, capable of handling 8 to 10 colors, we can offer you high-quality printing that guarantees compliance with your graphic charter.
Drawing on our experience of several thousand printed decors, we can advise you at the design stage to achieve the best visual impact. This advice is made possible through close collaboration with our photoengravers. “


“At N2AIR, we specialize in optimizing pellet stoves for a more efficient and economical heating experience. Our mission is to offer you maximum comfort while reducing your carbon footprint. Thanks to our innovative solution, adjust your stove with a single click, save up to 20% on your pellet costs and enjoy cleaner glass and 50% less pollutant emissions. Join the N2AIR movement for sustainable and responsible heat.”


For over 60 years, Perten, part of the PerkinElmer Group, has been helping food and bioenergy manufacturers to secure and optimize their production processes. With a mission focused on innovation, our teams work with you to develop methods for quality control.

Control the specifications of your raw materials and finished products with our rapid NIR analysis solutions:

Wood pellets – Determination of moisture content, durability, ash content, calorific value or density in the laboratory or in real time, directly in the process.
Wood chips and sawdust: moisture content determination.

Installations Perreault

Joanes Durquet has developed expertise in drying grain, as well as many other agricultural products.

Our team designs drying and storage facilities, whether in silos or flat buildings.

We are committed to being close to our customers so that we can meet their expectations as fully as possible and offer them a quality service.

We maintain close relationships with our suppliers to improve our flexibility.


Voé is a developer of energy operators offering 100% renewable energy heat production.

Yana Kravtsova Speaker


ENplus® certification was established in 2011. Originally designed by the Deutsches Pelletinstitut, ENplus® introduced quality classes and stronger requirements to those set by the European and international standards. Thanks in part to the active support from European partners, ENplus® has quickly become a renowned certification in both Europe and beyond. Its success is largely contributed to a much needed harmonisation and standardisation of the pellet market. Today, ENplus® is the world-leading certification scheme for wood pellet quality with over 1300 certified companies. Check out the statistics page for more information on the growth of ENplus®!

Yana Kravtsova Speaker

Carrefour international du bois

This business show is organized every two years in Nantes (France) by professionals for professionals. A leading trade show, it brings together international exhibitors and visitors over 3 days. Sawn timber, panels, parquet flooring, specialized trade, wood construction solutions… All products and innovations are available in one place. In 2024, in order to improve the readability of products and your visitor experience, the 2024 edition will be organized by major sector within 4 exhibition halls. So many uses for wood to discover in the new spaces of your future edition. The organization of events at the show (conferences, general assemblies, meetings, etc.) makes it a must-attend event for decision-makers. The Carrefour is also an excellent barometer of the sector.