Experts in the Wood Pellet Manufacturing Sector

 Globally Respected and Award Winning Consultants

“We may not know every right answer but we definitely know all of the wrong ones.”  John Swaan, Senior Associate, FutureMetrics

Expert advice on all aspects of producing, transporting, and selling pellets

FutureMetrics has a unique skill set for providing detailed independent analysis on existing or proposed pellet manufacturing projects.  We combine broad and deep operational expertise, powerful sector focused financial modeling skills, and thought leading market awareness.

FutureMetrics offers expert guidance for potential investors and project developers


 We offer  free interactive dashboards

UPDATED April 12, 2015 to see the impact of the strong dollar and low pellet prices! Pellet Supply Chain Cost and Margin (EBITDA) Dashboard

Dashboard for Calculating Wood Needed for a Pellet Project

Black Pellets versus White Pellets Dashboard

Pellet Supply Chain Carbon Footprint Dashboard

Wood Chips versus Pellets Dashboard

Note that all the dashboards require that Adobe Flash be installed.   Get it HERE.


Dr. Strauss speaking in London about the 2014 Argus Biomass Conference –

William Strauss is the recipient of the 2012 International Excellence in BioEnergy Award

John Swaan is the recipient of the 2014 Founders Award for pioneering the North American pellet sector.

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 (photo of Dr. Strauss courtesy of Alan Sherrard, Bioenergy International)