Aug. 27, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDE) announces its newly constructed 3.8 million bushel elevator in
will be open for the 2012 harvest.
"Opening the largest elevator in
, with both train and truck loading capabilities, puts us in a great position to serve the local agricultural community," says CEO
. "While we realize this year's crop is challenged due to the drought, we believe the accessibility we provide to a variety of outlets, as well as our many services will provide added value to area farmers during this year and well into the future."
This is the first elevator The Andersons has constructed in
and is located on the Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway.
, Vice President for the Grain Group's Western Region, adds: "We have been fortunate to develop good working relationships with community leaders and residents in this area. We look forward to a future that strengthens both this progressive agricultural community as well as our company's position in
With the addition of this elevator located near the communities of
, The Andersons Grain Group now has capacity of nearly 113 million bushels throughout
About The Andersons, Inc.
The Andersons, Inc. is a diversified company rooted in agriculture. Founded in
, in 1947, the company conducts business across
in the grain, ethanol, and plant nutrient sectors, railcar leasing, turf and cob products, and consumer retailing. For more information, visit The Andersons online at
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