Apyron Technologies, Inc., an Atlanta-based material science company, announced October 15th it will develop and commercialize a proprietary sulfur trap for light-duty diesel engines. Apyron will work with International Truck and Engine Corporation, the principal subsidiary of Navistar International, a manufacturer of diesel engines. Apyron's proposal for the sulfur trap project was recognized with a $1.38 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.

"The sulfur trap project will enable the transportation industry to better control harmful automotive emissions," says Ron Papadopoulos, chairman of the board of directors and CEO of Apyron. "Apyron continues to focus on creating solutions for a more efficient, less expensive, and most importantly, a healthier tomorrow."

The sulfur trap project is Apyron's latest endeavor focused on developing advanced solutions for the energy, transportation and chemical industries. For more information, visit www.apyron.com.