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IGPC Ethanol reaches production milestone

igpcmilestoneNovember 5, 2014, Aylmer, Ont. - IGPC Ethanol Inc.'s fuel ethanol facility in Aylmer, Ont. has now produced over one billion litres of ethanol, a substantial milestone in IGPC's history. For over six years of operation, IGPC Ethanol Inc. has been a significant contributor to Canada's domestic supply of ethanol, producing in excess of 170 million litres of corn-based ethanol per year.


November 5, 2014
By Canadian Biomass

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igpcmilestoneNovember 5, 2014, Aylmer, Ont. – IGPC Ethanol Inc.'s fuel
ethanol facility in Aylmer, Ont. has now produced over one billion litres of
ethanol, a substantial milestone in IGPC's history. For over six years of
operation, IGPC Ethanol Inc. has been a significant contributor to Canada's
domestic supply of ethanol, producing in excess of 170 million litres of
corn-based ethanol per year.

 

"The success of this facility is grounded in the hard
work of its employees, and the ongoing support of its shareholders," said
Jim Grey, CEO of IGPC Ethanol Inc.

 

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Strategically located in the middle of Ontario's strongest
corn growing region, IGPC has also been a major contributor to the surrounding
communities and the regional economy, purchasing corn from local farmers and
creating jobs for nearby residents.

 

IGPC Ethanol Inc. is Canada's first farmer-owned ethanol
production facility, and many of the economic benefits attributed to the
operation of this facility are due to this cooperative ownership structure. With
over 800 shareholders coming from across Southern Ontario, many of the
company's economic gains are retained within the local economy.

 

The ethanol produced in this facility is an environmentally
friendly alternative to traditional transportation fuel, and a strong
contributor to federal GHG reduction targets. In higher concentrations,
renewable fuels like ethanol have been shown to significantly reduce air
toxins, ultra-fine particulates, and other harmful airborne emissions –
damaging to both human health and the health of the planet.

 

Accompanying this great milestone is an ongoing dedication
from IGPC Ethanol Inc. to improving plant efficiencies and continually
increasing production levels. Recently acquired patent pending processing
technology has the potential to significantly enhance IGPC's ethanol yields,
while new enhancements to the plant, including a steam turbine generator, a
natural gas electric generator, and plans for waste heat capture, are
anticipated reduce overall energy requirements of the plant to the point of
near self-sufficiency.


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