Press Releases

Corporate News & Announcements


POET hires Director of State Affairs
12/11/2013
Statement from POET CEO on U.S. elections
11/7/2012 - Renewable energy remained an important part of national discussion
POET submits comments to EPA regarding Renewable Fuel Standard waiver
10/12/2012 - Requests could 'destroy' efforts to commercialize cellulosic ethanol
POET and Agrivida sign technology collaboration joint development agreement
8/21/2012 - Joint development program aims to reduce cellulosic ethanol production cost
Bob Casper named Chief Commercial Officer of POET
4/24/2012 - POET Ethanol Products President to oversee product marketing, distribution and risk management for POET network of biorefineries
Jeff Lautt named CEO of POET
4/3/2012 - Founder Jeff Broin to continue as Executive Chairman of the Board
By year end, POET to produce enough corn oil for 12 million gallons per year of biodiesel
12/1/2011 - Voilà™ corn oil production in six POET plants, with more on the way
POET targets additional 10% GHG reduction, 500 million pounds of biobased products
11/17/2011 - Goals part of Ingreenuity, the company’s initiative to enhance the environmental performance of ethanol
POET and The Earth Partners form partnership to develop Conservation Biomass in the upper Midwest
8/16/2011 - Goal is to develop biomass that is sustainably harvested and restores land
POET Chief Technology Officer starts work on new products, processes, feedstocks
8/10/2011 - W. Wade Robey joins POET team to lead research and development
Load Toad™ technology now available to all ethanol producers
6/28/2011 - Equipment can load 3-5% more high-protein feed into each rail car
POET Tree’s Arbor Day Event recognizes students’ creativity in writing
6/2/2011 - Five winning poems will be published in POET’s Vital magazine
Students take part in POET Tree Arbor Day events
4/29/2011 - More than 6,000 trees planted, distributed in communities across Midwest
POET corn oil to supply up to 60 million gallons biodiesel production annually
4/6/2011 - “Voilà™” corn oil separated using POET centrifuge technology
POET cuts water use by more than 400 million gallons
3/9/2011 - Thanks to wide adoption of water recycling technology, company now using only 2.77 gallons of water to produce a gallon of ethanol
Jeff Lautt named President of POET
3/2/2011 - Founder Jeff Broin retains title of CEO & Chairman
POET TV ad series wins ‘Best of Show’ at Region NAMA awards banquet
1/18/2011 - TV spots, website design move on to compete for national honors
POET helps 4th graders study alternative energy
12/21/2010 - Partnership with Dakota State University adds renewable fuel/energy component to ‘South Dakota Road Trip’
POET ranks #3 in ‘Hottest Companies in Bioenergy’
12/7/2010 - POET, Amyris, Solazyme remain in top 3 for second year
Jeff Broin voted No. 2 in top 100 People in Bioenergy
10/20/2010 - POET CEO joins U.S. Secs. Agriculture, Energy on Biofuels Digest list
Winners announced in POET Tree writing contest
7/19/2010 - Five student poems out of 1,200 entries published in Vital magazine
POET acquires Putnam County, Ind. ethanol plant
6/30/2010 - Plant to reopen after installation of new processes, technology
POET CEO wins ethanol “High Octane Award”
6/15/2010 - Jeff Broin recognized at Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo in St. Louis, Mo.
POET launches national television ad campaign
4/12/2010 - POET launches national television ad campaign
POET CEO outlines ethanol’s future at Fortune “Brainstorm Green” conference
4/5/2010 - Jeff Broin joins other top business, government, environmental leaders
POET plans to cut water use to 2.33 gallons per gallon of ethanol in five years
3/11/2010 - Water reduction is the first goal of Ingreenuity, the company’s new initiative to enhance the environmental performance of ethanol
Landfill gas power system earns EPA award
1/13/2010 - POET/Sioux Falls partnership provides green energy and revenue to city
Potential Ethanol pipeline to create U.S. jobs
1/13/2010 - Report estimates 80,000 jobs possible by POET/Magellan partnership
POET's 'Inviz' to replace more petroleum products
10/15/2009 - New ethanol co-product to enter plastics, film and coatings market
POET, Perdue AgriBusiness form partnership
7/17/2009
POET announces new division devoted to the biofuels feedstocks of the future
6/17/2009
Landfill gas now powers POET plant
3/27/2009 - Partnership with city of Sioux Falls, S.D. makes ethanol production greener
POET Joins Magellan Midstream Partners to Assess Dedicated Ethanol Pipeline
3/16/2009 - POET Brings Valuable Ethanol Industry Leadership to the Project
POET launches quarterly ethanol publication
7/10/2008
POET adds two vice presidents in leadership positions
4/14/2008 - VPs hired for Government Affairs and General Counsel
POET applauds passage of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007
12/18/2007 - CEO says bill will decrease oil imports and accelerate cellulosic development
POET Statement Regarding Agrisure RW (MIR 604)
11/8/2007
POET Chief Science Officer Receives FEW Award of Excellence
6/27/2007
POET adds Director for Cellulosic Project
6/21/2007
POET VP Named to Renewable Energy Advisory Committee
6/11/2007
Moe Named COO of POET Design & Construction
5/9/2007
Illinois Man Winner of POET Online Indy 500 Sweepstakes
5/8/2007
Broin is Poet
3/29/2007 - Change to Poet unifies several entities under new brand
POET earns safety award from CSX Transportation
3/18/2007 - Largest ethanol producer had no non-accidental releases with CSX in 2007
Broin & Associates Announces Promotion of Aaron Moen
2/23/2007
Broin Companies Announces Hiring of Dr. Mark Stowers
9/19/2006
Broin Companies Reach Billion Gallon Milestone
6/20/2006
Broin Companies Agrees to Dismiss Lawsuit Against Genencor
3/8/2006
Broin Companies Reveals Bio-Refining Revolution
7/1/2005
Northstar Ethanol, LLC near Lake Crystal, MN to Host Grand Opening
4/8/2005
Broin Companies Announces Ethanol Technology Revolution
11/4/2004