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ADM Animal Nutrition Announces Modernization of Feed Plant in Columbus, Nebraska


• New, high-tech facility is latest in series of upgrades and enhancements in ADM’s Animal Nutrition business

DECATUR, Ill., Dec. 8, 2016—Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it will build a new, state-of-the-art feed facility to replace its current plant in Columbus, Nebraska.

“Columbus is a key location for our U.S. business, and is perfectly situated for a new, modern plant to serve our customers throughout the region,” said Brent Fenton, president of ADM Animal Nutrition. “Its existing infrastructure—including warehousing space and rail access, along with ingredient availability and proximity to our customer base—make it an ideal choice for our latest new facility.”

The new facility will feature:

  • Expanded warehouse space to serve our customers more quickly and efficiently.
  • Enhanced ability to serve increased demand for ADM products.
  • Automated packaging and process controls.
  • New production line to provide range blocks for cattle, dairy cows and horses.

“From Quincy and Effingham, Illinois, to Glencoe, Minnesota, to Columbus, we are investing to ensure that we can continue to offer feed customers across the country the high-quality, cost-competitive products they expect from ADM,” Fenton continued.

ADM is targeting completion of the new plant in early 2018. The current Columbus facility will remain operational during construction.

About ADM Animal Nutrition
ADM Animal Nutrition is a leading manufacturing, nutrition and marketing business offering a wide range of innovative products for the animal nutrition market. Known as a global leader in amino acids, ADM Animal Nutrition also offers consistent, high-quality feed products, supplements, premixes, custom ingredient blends and specialty feed ingredients designed to provide leading-edge solutions, enabling our customers to meet and optimize animal health and nutrition goals. Learn more at www.ADMAnimalNutrition.com.

About ADM
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 32,300 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes 428 crop procurement locations, 280 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 39 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.

Archer Daniels Midland Company
Media Relations
Jackie Anderson

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