CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y., April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHiTech Global, Inc. ("BioHiTech") (OTCQB: BHTG), a green technology company that provides innovative data-driven solutions for food waste disposal, recorded a new quarterly record with 20 new Eco-Safe Digester orders from commercial customers across the United States and abroad in the first quarter of 2016. Camelback Resort, an interactive mountain resort in the Pocono Mountains has placed an initial order for two Eco-Safe Digesters adding to BioHiTech's family entertainment customer roster.
Camelback Resort comprises of Camelback Lodge and Aquatopia – the biggest indoor waterpark in the Northeast. The 453-room lodge compliments all mountain activities from skiing and snowboarding to Pennsylvania's largest outdoor water park and zip line adventures. Camelback Resort encompasses more year-round attractions and amenities in one location than any other mountain resort in the country.
"The use of this technology fits perfectly with our Green Camel initiatives," stated Steve Moberly, assistant general manager and F&B director. "As our family-minded customers continue to show interest in more sustainable solutions for our future, the efficient management of food waste is important to helping us achieve our long term sustainability goals."
Half of the Eco-Safe Digester orders in the first quarter were received from the U.S. market and will be deployed into a diverse mix of commercial applications including: hospitality, retail, healthcare, food service, and entertainment. International growth contributed to the remaining 50% of the orders; further expanding sales through both the company's European subsidiary, BioHiTech Europe, as well as its exclusive distributor for Mexico and Latin America, Avangard Innovative.
"We are pleased to see continued growth within our existing customer portfolio as well as the addition of distinguished corporate customers like Camelback Resort," said BioHiTech Global's CEO Frank E. Celli. "Camelback's installations help validate the role of our Eco-Safe Digester at various family entertainment resorts, assisting in the reduction of their carbon footprint as they welcome millions of visitors on an annual basis. The continued progress of both our European subsidiary and exclusive distribution partners is a positive indication that our cost-effective technology is becoming a more mainstream solution for the effective disposal of food waste outside of the US marketplace."
BioHiTech Global's sales momentum has resulted in a backlog(1) of 90 units as of March 31, 2016. The 20 Eco-Safe Digester orders in the first quarter of 2016 represent the company's single most productive non-government contract quarter since inception.
About BioHiTech Global
BioHiTech Global (OTCQB: BHTG), "The Company" headquartered in Chestnut Ridge NY, is a technology company that provides the transparency needed to prevent food waste as well as offer a sustainable means for its disposal. BioHiTech's data-driven solution offers businesses insight into their waste stream creating immediate opportunities to identify inefficiencies, improve operating results and advance sustainability initiatives within their company. For more information, please visit www.biohitech.com.
About Camelback Resort
In 1963 Camelback Mountain Resort opened in the Pocono Mountains with 14 trails and three lifts serving 41,656 skiers. Today Camelback serves nearly 1,000,000 outdoor enthusiasts and visitors annually with 34 named trails, 16 lifts, 100% snowmaking, the largest snow tubing park in the U.S.A., Camelback Mountain Adventures (featuring the only mountain coaster in Pa, and North America's longest twin 4,000 ft. Zip-Flyers) and Camelbeach Waterpark (the largest waterpark in Pa. Newly opened is the 453-suite Camelback Lodge & Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark featuring the largest indoor waterpark in the Northeast, adult and kids spas, and the ski-in/ski-out Trails End Pub & Grille. Imagine skiing and surfing in the same day! Combined with Camelback's winter and summer operations, Camelback Resort is now the most interactive mountain resort in the U.S.A. For more information, please visit www.camelbackresort.com.
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(1) Backlog units represents unfilled contractual orders of digesters, which excludes purchase options and announced orders for which definitive contracts have not been executed, for either retail sales or leases in excess of one year. As many elements enter into the timing of delivery, many of which are solely under the control of customers, actual revenues from all backlog units may not be immediately recognized.
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