Green Plains completes USP upgrade at York biorefinery

January 12, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. announced the completion of its upgrade to United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Grade alcohol at its York, Neb. biorefinery. The York upgrade included the installation of a new distillation production unit, and remains capable of producing up to 50 million gallons per year.

The York, Neb. biorefinery will be further upgraded to Grain Neutral Spirits (GNS) by adding additional distillation and processing capabilities to serve other high-value markets, including the beverage alcohol market and will continue to produce USP during construction. The GNS upgrade is expected to be completed during the second quarter of 2021. Fluid Quip Technologies is providing the engineering and construction services to complete the GNS project.

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