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ADM opens largest U.S. mill ever built
MENDOTA, ILLINOIS, U.S. - A new Archer Daniels
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Decatur, Illinois, U.S.
/LNHVSRNHWRMilling & Baking News, a sister publication of
World Grain, at the mill Sept. 18 just after the new facility was
dedicated in a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by about
300 employees, guests and members of the media. He described
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largest ever built from the ground up (versus through later capacity additions).
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Minneapolis mills and plans to close the Chicago mill shortly.
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opportunity to build new, from the ground up. Every area of the
mill is laced in new technology."
The new mill features three 10,000-cwt units. The A and B
units will mill hard red winter and spring wheat while the C unit
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ADM currently is in the process of starting up the A unit.
Ocrim S.p.A., Cremona, Italy, was the principal equipment
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completing construction of the large, state-of-the-art mill in just
over two years.
"ADM has a long history of leading-edge innovation," he said.
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unit trains. The Mendota property has been the site of an ADM
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a number of features of the mill designed to address issues of
growing concern in the industry. These include energy savings
from closed loop variable-frequency drive control for exhaust
and pneumatic systems, bacterial-inhibiting sieves in sifters and
stainless-steel spouting and exhaust ducting throughout the mill.
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"Our industry is always changing," he said. "Standards are getting higher."
The completion of the Mendota mill follows by less than a year
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Contents
FROM THE EDITOR - ASF impact goes beyond pork industry
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
IPPE evolves to meet needs of attendees, exhibitors
News Review - ADM opens largest U.S. mill ever built
ForFarmers opens newly expanded feed mill
Scoular taps Gasparian for Asia-Pacific role
Chinese feed producer to build feed mill in Vietnam
P&H acquires 10 LDC grain elevators
Ardent Mills creates chief growth officer position
Grimaldi to head Gavilon do Brasil
ISU breaks ground on new feed mill and grain science complex
CHS increases soybean capabilities with expansion
Bunge buys stake in Brazilian grains and inputs company
Interflour receives loan from CBH, Salim Group
GRAIN MARKET REVIEW - Rice
COUNTRY FOCUS - Iran
FEATURE: MAASS SEEKS BOTH CHANGE AND GROWTH
Scoular’s pillars for growth
For new career chapter, Maass returns to his roots
FEATURE: SHIP LOADER, UNLOADER SUPPLIERS FOCUSING ON EFFICIENCY
FEATURE: CHINA ON THE MINDS OF AGIC ATTENDEES
GRAIN OPERATIONS - Grain elevator of the FUTURE
FEATURE: STUDY: U.S. WATERWAYS NEED UPGRADING
FEED OPERATIONS - PELLETING system points
FEATURE: BEWARE OF BEETLES
FEATURE: BÜHLER COLLABORATION NEEDED TO FEED WORLD SUSTAINABLY
SUPPLIER NEWS
PRODUCT SHOWCASE
WORLD GRAIN ARCHIVE
ADVERTISER INDEX
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World Grain - October 2019 - Contents
World Grain - October 2019 - FROM THE EDITOR - ASF impact goes beyond pork industry
World Grain - October 2019 - 7
World Grain - October 2019 - IPPE evolves to meet needs of attendees, exhibitors
World Grain - October 2019 - 9
World Grain - October 2019 - News Review - ADM opens largest U.S. mill ever built
World Grain - October 2019 - ForFarmers opens newly expanded feed mill
World Grain - October 2019 - Chinese feed producer to build feed mill in Vietnam
World Grain - October 2019 - P&H acquires 10 LDC grain elevators
World Grain - October 2019 - Grimaldi to head Gavilon do Brasil
World Grain - October 2019 - ISU breaks ground on new feed mill and grain science complex
World Grain - October 2019 - Interflour receives loan from CBH, Salim Group
World Grain - October 2019 - GRAIN MARKET REVIEW - Rice
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World Grain - October 2019 - COUNTRY FOCUS - Iran
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World Grain - October 2019 - FEATURE: MAASS SEEKS BOTH CHANGE AND GROWTH
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World Grain - October 2019 - Scoular’s pillars for growth
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World Grain - October 2019 - For new career chapter, Maass returns to his roots
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World Grain - October 2019 - FEATURE: SHIP LOADER, UNLOADER SUPPLIERS FOCUSING ON EFFICIENCY
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World Grain - October 2019 - FEATURE: CHINA ON THE MINDS OF AGIC ATTENDEES
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World Grain - October 2019 - GRAIN OPERATIONS - Grain elevator of the FUTURE
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World Grain - October 2019 - FEATURE: STUDY: U.S. WATERWAYS NEED UPGRADING
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World Grain - October 2019 - FEED OPERATIONS - PELLETING system points
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World Grain - October 2019 - FEATURE: BEWARE OF BEETLES
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World Grain - October 2019 - FEATURE: BÜHLER COLLABORATION NEEDED TO FEED WORLD SUSTAINABLY
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World Grain - October 2019 - SUPPLIER NEWS
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World Grain - October 2019 - PRODUCT SHOWCASE
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World Grain - October 2019 - WORLD GRAIN ARCHIVE
World Grain - October 2019 - ADVERTISER INDEX
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