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RFA Welcomes CF Industries and Separator Technology Solutions (STS) as New Members

June 10, 2024

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The Renewable Fuels Association is excited to welcome CF Industries and Separator Technology Solutions (STS) to its expanding group of associate members. The new members reflect RFA's continuous commitment to growing its network of leading organizations and businesses driving technological innovation and environmental progress in the renewable fuels sector.


“Reducing the carbon footprint of renewable fuels and ultimately achieving net zero emissions will require innovation and collaboration across the entire supply chain,” said RFA President and CEO Geoff Cooper. “The addition of CF Industries and STS to RFA’s membership is a perfect example of the cooperation and partnership that will help the biofuels industry achieve its environmental and economic sustainability goals. We are thrilled to welcome these industry leaders to the RFA.”


CF Industries, a leading advocate for clean energy, aims to sustainably feed and fuel the world. The company's commitment to safety, environmental stewardship, and disciplined management has set it on a course to decarbonize the world's largest and most efficient ammonia production network. This initiative is crucial for facilitating clean hydrogen and nitrogen products that serve energy, fertilizer, emissions reduction, and various industrial purposes. CF Industries operates major manufacturing complexes across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Its extensive storage, transportation, and distribution network, alongside formidable export capabilities, fortify its strategy to expedite the global transition to clean energy. For more information, please visit


“CF Industries is pleased to join the Renewable Fuels Association and work with other leaders accelerating the world's transition to clean energy,” said President and Chief Executive Officer, Tony Will. “With industry across the biofuel supply chain, we can create opportunities to further lower biofuels emissions as we develop the clean fuels our economy and environment need to thrive."


STS specializes in high-speed disk centrifuges, with installations in numerous applications and locations worldwide. Customers choose STS for its ability to deliver custom solutions quickly and respond immediately to their needs. Despite being a relatively small company, STS boasts a global reach, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget. The company offers a comprehensive range of high-speed disk clarifiers and separators backed by a written performance guarantee, along with spares and services for disk stack machines from other manufacturers. Additionally, STS provides process review and optimization services for existing installations. For additional information,


“STS was founded to meet the needs of customers looking for a more responsive partner, one that is focused on simplifying their separation needs,” said Ashley Whittington, Director at STS. “We are proud to play our part in the ongoing expansion of the biofuels industry and look forward to meeting with industry leaders at the upcoming Fuel Ethanol Workshop.”


Membership in the RFA offers numerous benefits, including access to industry events, updates on legislative and market developments, and networking opportunities. Associate members are featured in the Associate Member Directory and gain access to the Board Member Directory, enhancing their visibility within the renewable energy sector. Furthermore, members are encouraged to engage in RFA's committees, contributing to policy decisions, activities, and organizational priorities.


For more information on the advantages of RFA membership and to view a current list of members, please visit and