Green Plains to host ribbon cutting event at Nebraska plant

By Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. | August 19, 2013

Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at its recently-acquired ethanol plant in Atkinson, Neb. on Aug. 21. Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., will attend as the guest of honor. Green Plains commenced operations of the Atkinson plant on July 22.

"The communities of Atkinson and O'Neill were very helpful in our efforts to restart this plant over the past few weeks," said Todd Becker, Green Plains president and CEO. "Our experienced team has quickly made the necessary upgrades and the Atkinson plant is running at full capacity, producing the best, most economical renewable fuel in the world. We are proud to be a part of this community and are honored to have Senator Deb Fischer join us for the occasion."

The event is open to the public and will take place on August 21, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Central time with the ribbon cutting ceremony taking place at 3:00 pm.