Plasma Arc Chemical Warfare Agents Destruction System for the US/UK Special Operations

PyroGenesis Canada Inc Profile




  • Q2-2017 Results: Cash Flow Positive on EBITDA (Modified) Basis; Revenues Increase by 165%
  • Gross Margins Increase to 48%
  • Traditional lines of business are poised to contribute significantly to bottom line
  • Established backlog of signed contracts, majority of which are expected to be completed: $7.64MM
  • Over $13.5MM in contracts were signed, and work begun on, since June 30, 2016
  • Clients include: U.S Air Force, U.S NAVY, Canada Natural Resources


Powder Production:

  • Announced Completion of Ramp-Up Phase of 1st Plasma Atomization System
  • During the ramp-up, the following were also achieved:
    • Six NDA's signed with distributors and 3D printer manufacturers
    • Three NDAs being negotiated with multinational aircraft engine manufacturers, at their request
    • Exclusive distributorship under negotiation in Asia
    • Received six sample orders for metal powder, of which five have been delivered to date
    • Adjusted process for other metal powders (i.e. Inconel)
    • Developed new, potentially game changing, intellectual property; Patent applications progressing as expected


Market potential for PyroGenesis' DROSRITE™ system, from Aluminium dross alone, exceeds $400MM.

  • Furnace System proven out at a North American customer's Mexican facility
  • Soon thereafter, a successful demonstration of the DROSRITE™ System in the Middle East took place
  • Unsolicited request to exclusively market the process in the region was received and is currently being discussed
  • Expect to have at least 3 orders placed and delivered


Contracts totalling $8,260,000 signed with HPQ Silicon Resources

  • Announced Commencement of Advanced Second Phase Lab Scale Testing with HPQ Totalling CAN$170,000 which has been Received
  • The start of this new metallurgical testing program using the Gen 2 PUREVAP represents major de-risking of the Pilot Plant program as the Gen 2 PUREVAP will:
    • Allow for specific process design improvements and modifications derived from Gen 1 PUREVAP test work to be implemented and perfected;
    • Produce larger Silicon Metal (Si) samples to test improvements to the purification process;
    • Allow an intermediate step in scaling up to the Pilot Plant, thereby mitigating the scaling up risk;
    • Allow for the following milestones to be reached sooner than originally planned:
      • Producing larger Si samples for testing by potential purchasers;
      • Allow HPQ and PyroGenesis to test the electrical parameters of the High Purity Si;
      • Produce enough material to send samples to solar industry participants; and
      • Provide data to demonstrate the economics of PUREVAP™ technology.


Chemical Warfare Destruction System:

Tests supported the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Agnostic Compact Demilitarization of Chemical Agents (ACDC) program

  • Successfully completed long-duration performance tests using the Company's tactical Plasma Arc Chemical Warfare Agents Destruction System ("PACWADS") using surrogate chemical warfare agent material
  • Far exceeded minimum requirements with over 99.9999% destruction efficiency.
  • PACWADS is now scheduled to go through final testing using real chemical warfare agents by the US Military).

Other Contracts:

  • Other contracts being discussed (such as a third order for a PAWDS for a New US Aircraft Carrier which is expected to be ordered sometime towards beginning of 2018 with an estimated value of approximately $6MM; SPARC system sales, amongst others)

Clients Include:

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