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February 04, 2010 05:10 ET

Frito-Lay Biomass Boiler in Kansas City Scheduled for Fall Startup, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - February 4, 2010) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Leading snack food maker Frito-Lay Incorporated (Plano, Texas), a division of PepsiCo Incorporated (NYSE:PEP) (Chicago, Illinois), is leading the charge in implementing the use of biomass-fired boilers at food processing plants in the North America. In doing so, the company is investing $15 million in the installation of a 60,000-pound-per-hour biomass boiler at a food processing plant in Kansas City, Missouri, that will utilize a combination of wood-waste and tire-derived fuel to generate steam to heat oil used in the manufacturing process. The boiler is on schedule to begin startup operations in August 2010.

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