The company’s investment will boost production of purified alcohol used in sanitizer and cleaning products.
The facility will have a crushing capacity of 38.5 million bu/yr when it becomes operational in 2022.
The company added new specialty mills at two production facilities to support its vertical integration efforts.
The new facility will feature a grain storage capacity of 34,000 mt when construction is completed in 2022.
Firefighters responded to the Illinois manufacturing plant after a blaze ignited in the equipment on Saturday morning.