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ICM, Inc. Announces Letter of Intent with Patriot Holdings, LLC for Fiber Separation Technology™(FST™) and Generation 1.5 Grain Fiber to Cellulosic Ethanol Technology™

Colwich, Kan. – June 5, 2014) – ICM, Inc. is pleased to announce that Patriot Holdings, LLC of Annawan, IL, has entered into a Letter of Intent for ICM’s patent-pending Fiber Separation Technology™ (FSTTM) and ICM’s patent-pending Generation 1.5 Grain Fiber to Cellulosic Ethanol TechnologyTM (Gen 1.5) for its ethanol plant. FST™ is a value-added platform technology that increases ethanol yield and throughput, as well as increases oil recovery for its customers. The FST™ process separates the fiber that will be used as the feedstock for the Gen 1.5 process to produce cellulosic ethanol. Removing the fiber from the standard ethanol process with the FST™ process allows the plant to produce each gallon more efficiently as well as creates the option of diversified co-products with high protein feeds and fiber.

Chris Mitchell, President of ICM, Inc., said, “ICM is pleased to see Patriot take advantage of the benefits that FST™ provides. We appreciate Patriot’s continuing business as it continues to build on ICM’s base ethanol plant and our Selective Milling TechnologyTM. Patriot will be setting itself up to lead our industry into cellulosic ethanol, which not only diversifies its plant, but improves ethanol yield to over 3.08 gallons per bushel. Our team is excited to continue working with Patriot as it grows its business.”

“ICM’s ethanol technology is a logical platform on which to build our business as a biorefinery” said Patriot’s VP/GM Rick Vondra. “There are many new products and growth possibilities using corn as our feedstock, and we have identified these as two high potential processes that we can adopt now”.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Contact:
Deborah Bolen, ICM, Inc.
316-977-6882 Office.