Poet expands in Missouri

By | February 04, 2009
Poet LLC is adding 5 MMgy of capacity to Poet Biorefining-Laddonia, its 52 MMgy ethanol plant in Laddonia, Mo. The $2 million project, expected to be complete in April, includes the installation of a sixth fermentor, according to General Manager Robin Venn. The additional capacity will allow the plant to purchase another $3 million of corn per year. Poet operates one other Missouri ethanol planta 36 MMgy facility in Macon, Mo.and 26 total U.S. ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of approximately 1.54 billion gallons.