Leaders in waste-derived fuels and technology since 1975
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Chem-Fuel® is used as a fossil fuel substitute in steel-making blast furnaces.
Cadence developes a nation-wide fuel processing network to process waste into Chem-Fuel®.
Cadence receives the nation’s highest environmental award from the President’s Council on Environmental Quality
Cadence partners with Ash Grove Cement and becomes their exclusive ChemFuel® brand supplier.
Cadence builds and staﬀs waste analysis laboratories at two Ash Grove Cement plants
Cadence develops patented technology to feed solid fuel to the center of a rotating kiln.
Cadence develops “FuelPacks” – the industry’s first containerized waste fuel for cement kilns
Cadence is first to use whole scrap tires as alternative fuel for cement kilns.
Cadence develops Mixing Air Technology for lowering NOx emissions in waste-burning cement kilns
Cadence launches Generator Direct program allowing generators to send wastes meeting kiln specifications directly to the Ash Grove kilns in both Foreman, AR and Chanute, KS.
Cadence installs its patented waste-to-energy technology on kilns throughout Europe.
Cadence wins most “Innovative Technology Award” for Mixing Air Technology
Cadence develops KalcinerDirect® allowing refinery waste to be sent from generator directly to the kiln.
Cadence offers Gulf Coast refineries savings by offering the added capacity of the Ash Grove, Foreman, Arkansas kiln.
Ted J. Reese transitions from President to Chairman of the Board. Ted T. Reese becomes Cadence’s President and CEO
Cadence is founded by Ted J. Reese, Chemical Engineer. Reese was the first to recognize the environmental and business benefits of using carbon-rich industrial waste as fuel.
Cadence develops Chem-Fuel® the first liquid fuel to be processed from industrial waste to be used as an alternative fuel for cement kilns.