Grain Processing Opens Large, High-Quality, Efficient Distillery

The capital investment allows the U.S. manufacturer to make significantly more pure alcohol for customers demanding the best quality in the world

MUSCATINE, Iowa (February 22, 2021) — Grain Processing Corporation (GPC), member of the Kent Corporation family of companies, is now manufacturing significantly more of the high-quality alcohol its plants in Muscatine, Iowa and Washington, Indiana are known for among customers around the world.

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, GPC has supported the manufacture of millions of gallons of ethyl alcohol to support the production of essential products in the fight against Covid-19 including: hand sanitizers, disinfectants, cleaners and surfactants, mouthwash, cough & cold medicines, and in the manufacture of active pharma ingredients, vaccine components and Covid-19 testing reagents.

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Kent Opens Doors to Host FFA Students at Kent Conference Center

MUSCATINE, Iowa (February 13, 2020) — Kent Corporation hosted the Southeast Iowa FFA District’s 2020-2021 District Officer Candidate Interviews on Friday, February 7, 2020.

“We appreciate the facilities that Kent and GPC have provided for our use,” said Adam Crews, Southeast Iowa FFA District Advisor on Friday, February 7. “Bridging the gap between FFA and the agricultural industry is important. The use of the facilities today provides a professional setting where students can develop a vision of what a professional agricultural career would look like. Kent and GPC are showing they believe in the future of agriculture and support youth leadership in agriculture.”

Nearly 40 FFA (Future Farmers of America) members from across southeast Iowa participated in the interview process hosted at the Kent Conference Center located at 1600 Oregon St. in Muscatine, Iowa. Over a period of several hours, candidates completed an FFA knowledge test, a 7-on-1 personal interview, and a 10-minute round of 2-on-1 interviews.

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