Green Plains Renewable Energy changes name to Green Plains

By Green Plains Inc. | May 16, 2014

Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. announced May 16 that it has changed its name to Green Plains Inc. to reflect the continued diversification of the company's operations. The name change was approved by the company's shareholders at its annual meeting on May 14.

"Over the last six years, we have built a diversified platform that provides a variety of products and services beyond renewable fuel," said Todd Becker, Green Plains president and CEO. "Green Plains Inc. more accurately reflects who we are today and our broader focus for future growth."

Green Plains' common stock will continue to trade under the ticker symbol "GPRE" and there will be no change to any of the company's subsidiary names. The change to Green Plains Inc. is effective immediately.