Cargill expands soy processing operations in US

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Cargill is expanding its soybean crush site, which will significantly increase production levels

Cargill is investing significantly in its US soy processing operations, with modernisation and expansion projects across its network of crush facilities in seven states. Once completed, the company estimates the $475 million in investments will improve operational efficiencies, while also increasing capacity—by 10 per cent in one location and doubling capacity in another, to better meet the growing demand for US soy products.

With a focus on innovation, the investments not only strengthen Cargill’s US crush footprint but also give customers quicker access to feedstocks. Improvements will include faster unloading of oilseeds and loading of products, an increased capacity that provides additional market opportunities, and better overall logistics, safety and ease of doing business.

While Cargill is investing across seven states, some of the largest projects will take place in:

  • Sidney, Ohio– Cargill is expanding its soybean crush site, which will significantly increase production levels while providing state-of-the-art receiving and loading capabilities, and ultimately more value for customers.
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa- Cargill is increasing production capacity at its soybean processing facility and is more than halfway complete on this project.
  • Wichita, Kan.- Cargill will soon more than double soybean unload capacity per hour, and offer additional automation and safety upgrades.
  • Kansas City, Mo.- Cargill will make on-site automation enhancements that will triple per-hour truck load-out capacity, translating to more efficient time management for drivers.

All facilities will continue to operate while construction and expansion projects are underway.

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