Pacific Ethanol announced Tuesday that it will implement
at its Magic Valley
plant in Idaho.
The company chose ICM Inc.'s Selective Milling Technology
(SMT) as a
component in its process to increase corn oil production and
boost ethanol yields by increasing available starch for
"We are committed to increasing our product yields,
diversifying our revenue streams and improving
profitability," said Neil Koehler, Pacific Ethanol president
"We began commercial corn oil production with an ICM-designed
system at our Magic Valley plant in mid-2013," he continued.
"SMT complements these operations by increasing both corn oil
and ethanol yields and positions our Magic Valley plant for
the potential future production of advanced biofuels that
builds upon the SMT platform."