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Industry Overview:

A growing share of consumers is eager for new forms of energy, especially when powered by wood chips, dried vegetation, crop residue and other items that have little commercial value. But the barriers are substantial, requiring smart technology and resourceful thinking that reduce environmental impacts while delivering the product at a sustainable price.

Updated technology is needed for the industry to overcome the financial and ecological challenges that keep biomass from reaching its full potential.

Ropella can find high-performance employees with both the technical know-how and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide cross-section of people. We have more than 25 years experience in chemical, IT, technical and associated fields, giving us access to people who can make bio-mass a much bigger player in the energy scene.

Common Applications:
  • Raw materials – wood, crops, algal-derived, etc.
  • Gasification
  • Grinding
  • Separation and integration
  • Pellets, pelletizers
  • Refineries
  • Air pollution, environmental concerns
  • Milling
  • Biomass conversion
  • Bio-fuels, other uses
  • Safety, health
Look for our articles in Biomass Power & Thermal and other industry publications..

Ropella understands the unique recruitment challenges faced by the growing Energy industry. Our understanding of current industry advancements, manufacturing, markets, developers, and your customers means we can find just the right expert, quickly and efficiently.

Our consultants attend the same energy events you attend, and are usually members of the same industry trade associations and shows, networking with potential expert candidates for your company. If you are looking for a highly qualified and professional recruiter or executive search consultant (headhunter), give Ropella a call and put our people and process to work for you!


The typical positions, roles and/or functions our search consultants serve include:

Sales (such as; new business development, key account management, technical service, customer service, branch, district, region, national, global in scope).
Marketing (such as market research, market analyst, consumer research, public relations, social media, communications, product management).
Manufacturing (such as operations, production, engineering, plant design, process development, pilot plant, scale up).
Research & Development (such as exploratory research, discovery research, synthesis, analytical, applications development, new product development, formulations, compounding, quality control, environmental, regulatory, health and safety).
Administration (such as procurement, supply chain, logistics, human resources).
Business Management (such as general management, executive, manager, director, vice president, c-suite and board member, commercial development, merger, acquisition, joint venture).
Venture Capital / Private Equity (such as administration and finance, commercial development, executive level management, human resources, mfg., marketing, r&d, sales)
We read and write for industry publications, including:
We participate in industry associations such as:
We regularly attend industry trade shows, including:
We have served and developed relationships with leading companies in the industry, including:
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For more information, contact:

Scott Schmieder

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I want to express my appreciation for the excellent executive and professional search efforts you have expended on behalf of Stepan.  I truly appreciate the high standards under which you operate your firm

Corporate Personnel Director
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