Member News: John Justus joins Fluid Quip Technologies

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Cedar Rapids, IA 52402


News Release


September 14, 2020

John Justus joins Fluid Quip Technologies

Fluid Quip Technologies announced that John Justus has joined the company as part of the leadership team, in the role of Director of Operations.  This addition highlights the depth, development, and future growth of FQT.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – John Justus joins Fluid Quip Technologies with more than thirty years of experience in various industries including corporate executive, entrepreneur, major project manager, operations and technical manager and engineer. His career has progressed from positions worldwide with Exxon Chemical, ECI, ER&E and Refining, to President/CEO of a privately held control systems integrator/engineering firm, to a worldwide consulting engineering company, and recently to Worley as an Executive Project Manager.  John comes to FQT through the executive search firm Kincannon/Reed.

“Adding levels of leadership under the FQT partners shows the continued growth and development of our company”, says Neal Jakel, Partner/Strategy and Technology for Fluid Quip Technologies.  Jakel continued, “John brings a level of expertise and experience that highlights, not only the depth, but also the anticipated future growth of FQT.”  Adding this role now allows FQT to align internal talent in the areas in which we are experiencing significant growth.  John brings the ability for us to further diversify our strengths in our continued growth as a full service engineering, technology and project/construction management company.

About Fluid Quip Technologies

Fluid Quip Technologies is a premier process engineering and technology development firm headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. FQT has provided technologies for more than 2.3 billion gallons per year of biofuels production worldwide. The engineering and technical leadership team have been developing and implementing new technologies and process solutions applicable to the biofuels and

biochemical markets for more than 30 years. FQT provides fully integrated solutions and services to dry-grind ethanol and biochemical facilities which include green field plant design, process optimization, yield improvement technologies, new co-product technologies, and turn-key capital project solutions.

For additional information, contact:

Keith Jakel

Sales & Marketing Manager

Fluid Quip Technologies, LLC