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Fluid Quip Technologies Announces Installation of Distillers Corn Oil (DCO) TechnologyTM System at CVEC Ethanol

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fluid Quip Technologies (FQT) proudly announces the integration of its groundbreaking Distillers Corn Oil (DCO) TechnologyTM at the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company (CVEC) in Benson, Minnesota. This innovative technology promises to deliver an average 20% increase in distillers corn oil yields and reduce energy costs through enhanced solids control in evaporators. […]

Commodity Comments – Brody Padgett – Summer 2024

What a difference a year makes.  Looking back at my article from last summer’s newsletter, at the time the local area had wrapped up planting, the nation as a whole was well ahead of the average pace, and all of us were hoping for some much-needed rainfall.  Fast forward to this year and although the […]

Chairman’s Chat – Harmon Wilts – Summer 2024

CVEC Board Chair Article. May 21, 2024 Thank you, Dave Thompson, for your 22 years on the board and 10 great years as board chairman.  CVEC is in a very good place because of Dave’s steady leadership and futuristic approach.  Enjoy your retirement. Thanks Dave. As we write this letter 98% of the corn is […]

GENERAL MANAGER’S MESSAGE – Chad Friese – Summer 2024

In March, it felt like Spring would be here early.  In April we hoped Spring would eventually arrive and here we are in mid-May and Spring has somehow snuck in quietly.  Area farmers have had to be very persistent to accomplish what needs doing, and we appreciate your efforts. CVEC takes an opportunity in the […]

General Manager’s Message – Fall 2023

By Chad Friese, General Manager Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company has completed a very successful 2023, a fourth best in the history of the company.  Wait, didn’t we just have one of those 4th best years?  The reality is that we did and 2023 will replace our previous 4th best year of 2021.  This means that […]

Chairman’s Chat – Fall 2023

By David Thompson, CVEC CHAIRMAN 2023 will be counted as another great year for CVAC. We expect to end the year with net income in the range of 25 million dollars subject to the final audit numbers. This should make 2023 the 4th best year ever for CVAC. The results are a combination of a […]