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ADM Starts Production at Bio-Based PG Plant

1:51 PM MDT | April 14, 2011 | Vincent Valk

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM; Decatur, IL) has started production at its bio-based propylene glycol (PG) plant in Decatur, the company announced today. The plant will have a capacity of 100,000 m.t./year and will use vegetable oil as a feedstock. The company will ramp up production capacity to the 100,000 m.t./year level over the next few months, a spokesperson says.  "We piloted the necessary design modifications, reviewed and updated our operational safety program and then implemented the improvements at scale to bring the facility online in late...

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