Grand Opening Brings Wall Street to the Heartland

Ethanol Promotion and Information CouncilEthanol Promotion and Information CouncilAlbert City, IA (February 7, 2007) (AgNewsWire) US BioEnergy Corporation celebrated the grand opening of their newest ethanol production facility on February 7 by ringing the closing bell on the NASDAQ from the plant in Albert City, Iowa. The feat was accomplished remotely via satellite from the 100 million gallon per year production facility which actually began operations in December.

“Most companies go to New York in order to do this type of ceremony,” said US BioEnergy CEO Gordon Ommen. “Since we are a Midwest company, really founded on the American farmer and those relationships, we thought we’d have New York come to rural America and meet us on our ground.”

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