Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has opened a new flour mill in Mendota, Ill, with a milling capacity of 30,000 cwts. It can mill spring, winter, and soft wheat varieties plus two types of whole wheat. The mill features:

  • A loop track with 110-car shuttle rail unloading capacity.
  • Three milling units with centralized monitoring to ensure performance, consistency, and security of supply.
  • Three bulk truck load-outs and rail load-out capability.
  • A high-speed packer and 30,000-sq-ft warehouse.
  • A new lab with the up-to-date quality-control equipment.

“Our growth investment to design and build a cutting-edge production facility from the ground up highlights our commitment to growth for our customers, our shareholders, and the state of Illinois,” said Kevin Like, president of ADM Milling. “This high-tech mill offers unparalleled advantages, including the most up-to-date monitoring and quality-control equipment; swift and efficient packing and transportation options; and the ability to mill a wide array of wheat varieties to ensure we are meeting the needs of all of our customers across the Midwest.”

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