Enerfo USA, Inc.

Contact: 
Aaron Campbell
Phone: 
402-401-6300
Contact: 
Bart Buteau
Phone: 
402-401-6300

Based in Omaha, Nebraska, Enerfo USA, Inc. was founded to source quality agricultural products harvested in North America. Enerfo USA is deeply committed to forging synergistic commercial alliances with local and international producers and consumers of agricultural commodities. Enerfo USA, Inc. seeks to add value to its partners' supply chain management by leveraging on its strong market knowledge, logistics expertise and risk management skills, catering to their worldwide demand for products such as corn, soybeans, wheat, soybean meal and DDGS.

Flint Hills Resources LLC

Contact: 
Ryan Sauer
Phone: 
515-817-2987
Contact: 
Sarah Pirolli
Phone: 
515-817-2929
4111 E. 37th St.
Wichita, KS 67220

Flint Hills Resources is an independent refining and chemicals company. It strives to create value for its customers and society – through the way its facilities operate, its efficient use of resources, the products it produces and markets, and its involvement in its communities. The company, based in Wichita, Kan., has expanded its operations through capital projects and acquisitions worth more than $6.2 billion since 2002.

The following Flint Hills plants are members of the U.S. Grains Council:
Flint Hills Resources Fairbank LLC is a 115 million-gallons-per-year plant that began operation in 2006 as the second ethanol production facility in the Hawkeye Renewables system. The facility consumes about 41 million bushels of corn annually and produces about 980 tons of DDGS per day.
Flint Hills Resources Fairmont LLC is a 115 million gallons-per-year ethanol plant that began operations in 2007. The plant was designed by ICM and built by Fagen, Inc. Flint Hills Resources Renewables, LLC acquired the plant on Dec. 7, 2012.
Flint Hills Resources Iowa Falls LLC is a 100 million-gallons-per-year ethanol plant that was expanded to its current capacity in 2006. The plant uses 36 million bushels of corn per year and produces about 860 tons of DDGS each day. The plant was the first plant in the Hawkeye Renewables system and was originally constructed as a 50 million-gallons-per-year plant. It began operations in November of 2004.
Flint Hills Resources Menlo LLC is a 115 million-gallons-per-year ethanol plant that was completed in September, 2008. The plant uses 41 million bushels of corn per year and produces about 370,000 tons of DDGS each year. The plant was the third plant in the Hawkeye Energy Holdings system.
Flint Hills Resources Shell Rock LLC is a 115 million-gallons-per-year ethanol plant that was completed in October, 2008. The plant uses 41 million bushels of corn per year and produces about 370,000 tons of DDGS each year. The plant was the fourth plant in the Hawkeye Energy Holdings system.
Flint Hills Resources Arthur, LLC is a facility that produces 110 million gallons per year of ethanol located in Arthur, Iowa. It began operations in September 2008 and is proud to buy locally planted corn and produce renewable energy products and pet food with value aggregate.

Fornazor International Inc.

Contact: 
John Fornazor, Jr.
Phone: 
201-664-4000
Fax: 
201-664-3222
455 Hillsdale Ave
Hillsdale, NJ 07642

Fornazor International is a US trading company and feed manufacturer exporting commodities globally since 1979. Fornazor exports and trades grains, vegetable proteins, marine proteins, and animal proteins primarily to Asian and the Middle Eastern markets. Fornazor owns and operates their own loading facilities on the east coast and also has forage export facility in Kansas where they produce alfalfa pellets as well. Fornazor has a blend facility where they create their own custom feed formulations as well as other finished feeds.

List of commodities:

  • Corn
  • Sorghum
  • Barley
  • Co-Products (gluten feed, gluten meal)
  • Distillers Grains

Freepoint Commodities LLC

Contact: 
Doug Beddome
Phone: 
913-222-8346
58 Commerce Rd
Stamford, CT 06902

Freepoint is a merchant of physical commodities and a financer of upper-and mid-stream commodity-producing assets. We also provide physical supply services and related structured solutions for counterparties. Leveraging our relationships, expertise and responsiveness, producers, midstream players, and end users alike can rely on our consistency in exceeding their expectations. 


List of commodities:

  • Global Oil and Oil Products
  • Global Coal 
  • DDG
  • Corn
  • Soybean
  • Grains
  • Wheat 
  • Natural Gas 
  • Metals & Concentrates 
  • Power 
  • European Emissions

Furst-McNess Company

Contact: 
Kevin Gyland
Phone: 
800-435-5100
Fax: 
815-232-9716
Contact: 
Jamie Williams
Phone: 
815-232-9850
Fax: 
815-232-9716
120 E Clark St.
Freeport, IL 61032

With their key U.S. office in Freeport, Ill., Furst-McNess is a major independent agricultural nutrition company serving dairy, beef and swine producers with a complete line of McNess mineral and premix products, custom formulated manufactured livestock feeds, wet brewers grain, commodity merchandising and nutrition consulting. Furst-McNess Company has a full complement of staff to support its business initiatives, which include the required resources to support and meet the needs of our customers and suppliers alike. Furst-McNess Company provides a full range of services including: feed ingredient merchandising of dry, wet, liquid commodities; food ingredient merchandising; custom formula ingredient blending; premix and micro nutrient formulation and blending/manufacturing; and complete feed manufacturing.

Gavilon

Contact: 
Tomas Elvir
Phone: 
402-889-4000
Fax: 
402-978-5506
1331 Capitol Ave
Omaha, NE 68102

Gavilon sources and distributes grain inputs including corn, wheat, soybeans, sorghum, milo and DDGS throughout North American, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Europe and Asia. Gavilon Grain, with roots that go back well over 130 years as Peavey Grain, achieves quick, efficient handling while protecting quality with 64 high-volume capacity grain elevators. Formerly ConAgra Trade Group, Gavilon was formed as a newly independent entity through the acquisition by a group of investors led by Ospraie Special Opportunities Fund. Gavilon is now positioned to provide its customers with a more complete and robust trading, merchandising and distribution platform than ever before. Gavilon is headquartered in Omaha, NE with 930 employees worldwide and 144 facilities on six continents.

List of commodities:

  • Corn
  • Sorghum
  • Barley

Golden Grain Energy

Contact: 
Curt Strong
Phone: 
641-423-8525
Fax: 
641-421-8457
1822 43rd St. SW
Mason City, IA 50401

Golden Grain Energy is registered with MOA China

Golden Grain Energy is a privately-held company dedicated to adding value to northern Iowa’s corn production by turning locally-grown corn into clean-burning ethanol. The company currently produces approximately 100 million gallons of ethanol annually at a plant in Mason City, Iowa. Owned by more than 750 members, the majority of whom are northeast Iowa farmers, Golden Grain Energy is committed to being a strong partner in the local community, a key player in the regional economy and a leader in Iowa’s ethanol industry. The company employs 45 individuals and purchases more than 33 million bushels of locally-grown corn annually from producers and grain dealers. In addition to ethanol, Golden Grain Energy produces both wet and dry distillers grains, providing a feed source for livestock producers. Golden Grain Energy strives to help meet the growing national demand for domestic biofuels, which are the key components of our nation’s efforts to reduce reliance on foreign oil and improve air quality around the country.

Green Plains Trade Group LLC

Contact: 
Mitchell McGee
Phone: 
402-952-4878
Contact: 
Tony Hu
Phone: 
402-952-4965
Contact: 
Scott Martin
Phone: 
402-952-4880
1811 Aksarben Drive
Omaha, NE 68106

Green Plains, the fourth largest producer of ethanol and distiller’s grains, owns 14 ethanol plants strategically located throughout the United States and produces over 3.4 million tons of distiller’s grains annually. Green Plains exports DDGS, Corn Oil and Ethanol by any mode of transportation: containers, bulk vessel, rail, or truck. 

List of commodities:

  • DDGS
  • Corn Oil 
  • Ethanol 

Homeland Energy Solutions

Contact: 
Stan Wubbena
Phone: 
563-238-5555

Homeland Energy Solutions is registered with MOA China

Homeland Energy Solutions, LLC operates an ethanol processing plant which produces 100 million gallons of ethanol annually from 37 million bushels of corn using a 2.8:1 conversion ratio. Based in Lawler, IA, the facility serves corn producers in an 11 county area in northeastern Iowa. The purchase of the 37 million bushels of corn will increase the demand for corn and increase its market value. Based on existing industry experience a projected value increase is expected between $.05 and $.08 per bushel. This would amount to an increased income of approximately $1,850,000.00 to $2,960,000.00 annually to regional participating producers. The facility would also produce significant distillers’ grains which could increase livestock production.

Illinois Corn Processing, LLC

Contact: 
Matt Keech
Phone: 
309-478-4426
1301 South Front Street
Pekin, IL 61555

The Pekin dry mill facility has a nameplate capacity of 90 million gallons per year. The plant can operate in a wide variety of production scenarios in which product mix and run rates vary significantly. This flexibility enables ICP to adjust its operations to prevailing market conditions and customer demands, and maximize the value of its product portfolio.

ICP's location generally provides efficient access to raw materials and a variety of end-markets via barge, rail, and truck. Located on the banks of the Illinois River, ICP operates a river terminal that provides efficient transportation of bulk alcohol and distiller dried grains with solubles to desirable markets. The Pekin campus is serviced by a local short-line railroad giving ICP access to multiple Class 1 rail transportation options. Incoming and outgoing trucks have easy access to key Interstate corridors, placing several major metropolitan areas within economic reach of the facility. Additionally, Pekin is centrally located in the U.S Corn Belt, providing ample and cost-effective access to feedstock. Corn can also be brought in from other markets by rail or barge when the need arises

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