ADM Milling , a wholly owned subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), has approved plans to expand the flour milling capacity of its wheat processing plant in Beech Grove, Ind., a suburb of Indianapolis. Pending receipt of all civil and regulatory approvals, the expansion is slated to begin in November 2012.
“As customers look to ADM Milling for a larger quantity and variety of products, it’s our job to help them grow,” said Mark Kolkhorst, president of ADM Milling. “This new capacity will allow us to provide a greater level of service to customers in the Beech Grove area.”
The new facility will feature the latest technology for automation and process controls to ensure high-quality products. The expansion will allow the Beech Grove facility to produce multiple products, ranging from spring and winter to hard and soft wheat blends, providing a range of options for customers.
When the project is complete, capacity at the Beech Grove facility will be 27,800 cwts, an increase of 8,400 cwts per day.
ADM Milling is one of the world’s largest flour millers with multiple wheat flour mills in the U.S. as well as in Canada, the Caribbean, Central America and the United Kingdom.
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For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve vital needs. Today, 30,000 ADM employees around the globe convert oilseeds, corn, wheat and cocoa into products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. With more than 270 processing plants, 420 crop procurement facilities, and the world’s premier crop transportation network, ADM helps connect the harvest to the home in more than 160 countries. For more information about ADM and its products, visit adm.com.