About Cardinal Ethanol
The plant is located near Union City, in
Ethanol Production Capacity
The plant is natural gas fired and designed to produce 100 million gallons of ethanol each year. The ethanol is marketed across the
The plant, as designed, creates demand for 36,000,000 bushels of corn each year. Most of the corn demanded is originated from the local area, however, some is railed in for processing.
Approximately 340,000 tons of dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) is produced annually, which will be marketed to livestock and poultry producers as a value-added nutritional supplement. DDGS is a co-product of ethanol production.
The plant is staffed by approximately 49 full-time employees with an annual payroll of approximately $2.4 million. We have made offers for all positions at this time and employees began work in August 2008.