POET to Open 24th Ethanol Plant

Cindy Zimmerman

POETThe largest ethanol producer in the world will get even bigger next month.

On September 11, POET will host a grand opening event for POET Biorefining – North Manchester, Indiana. The $105 million ethanol production facility will be the 24th POET production facility and will produce 65 million gallons of ethanol per year from more than 22 million bushels of local corn. The program will include addresses from Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels and POET CEO Jeff Broin.

POET Biorefining – North Manchester will be the third ethanol plant opened by POET in Indiana with others near Portland and Alexandria. Once the North Manchester facility is operational, POET’s annual production capacity will be 1.4 billion gallons.

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