Ethanex Inks Deal to Buy Nebraska Plant

Cindy Zimmerman

Ethanex Ethanex Energy has finalized an agreement to buy Midwest Renewable Energy in Sutherland, Neb., for $220 million in cash and Ethanex stock. The deal was first announced last November.

According to a company release, the existing plant, which has a production capacity of 26 million gallons per year, is currently undergoing a two-phase expansion, after which its total projected plant capacity will be 111 million gallons a year.

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