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DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:48 AM CST

New Zealand firm Xlemer BioProducts Inc. is moving its headquarters to Kearney, Neb., to produce a biomass resin product made using distillers grains as feedstock.

The original pilot plant burned down in New Zealand more than a year ago. However, the company had already been scouting for locations in the U.S. to build a permanent facility, according to Marge Lauer, executive director of the Kearney Area Ag Producers Alliance, a group formed to create or financially support value-added agriculture in Nebraska.

Although the company had been scouting for locations in Ohio, KAAPA helped convince the firm to locate in Kearney. ...

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