Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC
SIRE is a state-of-the art dry-mill grain processing facility that will produce nameplate capacity of 110 million gallons of fuel-grade ethanol per year. In the initial years of production, it will also produce over 300,000 tons of Dried Distillers’ Grain (DDGs) and approximately 43,000 tons of Wet Distillers Grains (WDGs) annually. The facility is anticipaed to consume approximately 39 million bushels of corn feedstock annually, originating grain from a large portion of Southwest Iowa and several counties of Southeast Nebraska.
SIRE is a Limited Liability Company incorporated in the State of Iowa on March 8, 2005. The owners of SIRE would like for the Company to be a locally controlled business enterprise so that farmers and local investors will have the chance to extract added value through ownership of a processing function that can convert corn to a higher value product.