News From US Bioenergy

Cindy Zimmerman

US BioenergyUS BioEnergy Corporation is planning to utilize US Bio Process Technology™ at its Albert City, Hankinson, Dyersville and Janesville plants which is expected to increase the production capacity at each of these plants from 100 million gallons per year (MGY) to 120 MGY by the end of 2008.

According to a company release, US Bio Process Technology includes a combination of technology enhancements, engineering improvements, new training programs and other process improvements that have been developed over the past three years by US BioEnergy. Utilizing these process technology enhancements, US BioEnergy has consistently achieved production levels of 120% of nameplate capacity at 40 MGY plants it owns or has operated.

Meanwhile, US Bioenergy has also announced it will celebrate the grand opening of US Bio Ord on August 15 in Ord, Nebraska.

Guests at the event will include US BioEnergy CEO Gordon Ommen; Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman; Fagen, Inc. CEO Ron Fagen, Ord Mayor Randy O’Brien; Valley County Board chair Bob Sevenker; Nebraska Ethanol Board chair Todd Sneller; and chairman of the US Bio Ord local board Gaylord Boilesen.

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