Scoular buys grain processing plant in the US Midwest
Agriculture supply chain solutions company Scoular recently purchased a grain handling and processing facility near Goodyear, KS, which will allow the company to better serve farmers in the region, a statement from the society.
With a capacity of 5.5 million bushels, the site has loading and unloading capacities for rail cars and trucks. The location is currently active.
“Our new facility provides farmers in western Kansas with an efficient place to unload grain, saving them time and money,” said Jeff Bhend, a Scoular manager who will oversee the site. from Goodyear, in a statement. “We bought this facility with our farmers in mind and pride ourselves on being able to serve them even better, especially during the busy harvest season. “
Under its former ownership, the plant operated as a canola and sunflower crushing plant. Scoular will process corn, wheat and millet at the Goodyear plant and plans to increase site dumping speeds and make modifications to improve traffic.
The plant is located near Scoular’s existing grain handling site in Goodland, KS.
Also this month, Powder and Bulk Solids reported that Scoular and two partners plan to open a new $ 12 million fishmeal processing plant in Warrenton, OR as part of a larger effort by the company to increase growth in the field of aquaculture and pet food. The facility, scheduled to open in summer 2022, will use scraps from local fish processing operations as raw material.