June 2024

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Maintenance, Carbon Markets and Money

By Tom Bryan


Shutting Down to Maintain

By Katie Schroeder


Ethanol Producer Magazine talks with ethanol producers and industry experts on best practices for plant shutdowns and managing capital expenditures in aging facilities.

Ethanol producers are increasingly relying on high-tech equipment and AI to stay ahead of the biorefinery maintenance curve.

As the first-ever ethanol producer to deliver carbon removal credits to the voluntary market, Red Trail Energy and its partners are creating a blueprint for others to follow.

More ethanol and oil wrung from each bushel of corn means less DDGS. How well does it pay?

The 2024 Ethanol Plant Personnel Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey results show an industry rewarding managers and department heads with pay ranging from $100,000 to over $200,000.


Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions helps producers reduce their carbon intensity through added process efficiencies.

Premium Plant Services utilizes experience, automation, hydroblasting and dry ice for plant cleaning.

Visionary Fiber Technologies Inc. (VFT) has developed a proprietary distillers corn oil (DCO) purification process utilizing its Fiber Reactor (FR) technology.

TempLink provides Tharaldson Ethanol with economical risk management by providing a temperature monitoring solution.

Novaspect offers a case study of how technology application can assist ethanol producers in accessing and examining their plant data.

Carbon dioxide has many merchant market applications, ranging from the medical industry to agriculture to food and beverage.

In August, maintenance personnel will gather at the Team M3 event in Sioux City, Iowa, to share knowledge, help each other maximize uptime and solve production problems.

When it comes to distillers corn oil (DCO) generated as a coproduct of ethanol production, every drop adds to the overall profitability of the operation.

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