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Corporate News & Announcements

POET hires Director of State Affairs
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
POET announces new division devoted to the biofuels feedstocks of the future
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
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)
POET Chief Science Officer Receives FEW Award of Excellence
POET adds Director for Cellulosic Project
POET VP Named to Renewable Energy Advisory Committee
Moe Named COO of POET Design & Construction
Illinois Man Winner of POET Online Indy 500 Sweepstakes
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
Broin Companies Announces Hiring of Dr. Mark Stowers
Broin Companies Reach Billion Gallon Milestone
Broin Companies Agrees to Dismiss Lawsuit Against Genencor
Broin Companies Reveals Bio-Refining Revolution
Northstar Ethanol, LLC near Lake Crystal, MN to Host Grand Opening
Broin Companies Announces Ethanol Technology Revolution