Jeffrey Rader wins contract, changes name

Jeffrey Specialty Equipment Corp. and Rader Co. Inc., biomass equipment suppliers that plan to merge in January to become Jeffrey Rader Corp., will supply four identical biomass utility boiler feed systems to the 585-megawatt Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in Virginia City, Va. Once operational, the feed systems will convey more than 195 tons of wood chips and forest waste wood per hour. Delivery of the systems components will begin in 2010. Start-up is slated for 2011.