novel furfural process technology

International Furan Technology (Pty) Ltd ("IFT")

Independent developer and implementer of furfural process technologies (since 2001).

Our knowhow enables us to connect all the "dots" and provide complete technology & business solutions for the manufacture of furfural.

competent & talented professionals • strong technology core

Converting Biomass to Chemicals and Energy

Converting Biomass to Chemicals and Energy: Viable and practical solutions for the complete beneficiation of cellulosic material.

IFT has solid technical expertise in the bio-renewables space. Since the 1970/80s, its engineers, scientists and project professionals have been involved in the biomass-based chemical industry (furfural/sugar, ethanol, pulp & paper, etc.) and in electricity generation from direct combustion.  Our experience covers R&D, production and projects and we operate globally (e.g. Africa, India, Australia, South and Central America, USA/Canada, Switzerland, Emirates, China and Russia).

intellectual capital to build & operate bio-refineries


FOUR PILLARS: Exceptional & experienced team members • Professional and technical competence • Passionate about biobased chemicals, especially furfural • Focused on delivering practical solutions (that have a socio-economic impact)

We offer a proprietary, custom-made approach for the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass into value added products, with a special focus on furfural and its many by-products. We share our vast technical and project implementation knowledge base (technology, trade secrets, etc.) and intellectual capital (e.g. market, products, technology, CAPEX and OPEX data) under a fee-for-service agreement e.g. for scoping studies, viability assessments, diagnostic studies, project development plans, process design packages, pre-feasibility studies, bankable feasibility studies, marketing & sales plans and business plans. We structure the agreements in accordance with the required scope of works and in the context of the business relationships.

innovate • develop • trade • biorenewables • globally


Since 2008, IFT is a wholly-owned subsidiary of DalinYebo Trading and Development (Pty) Ltd. DalinYebo's business activities range from conceptualisation to operating of biorefineries, produce and sell furfural, its many by-products and energy. Besides multidisciplinary technical and project implementation expertise, DalinYebo also undertakes all activities from product market studies to global sales.

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International Furan Technology (Pty) Ltd:
PO Box 2737, Westway Office Park, 3635, Republic of South Africa.
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