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Dave and Dennis Vander Griend co-found ICM and start manufacturing dryers that improve the quality and longevity of distillers grains.

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ICM files patent applications for ethanol distillation columns in the U.S., with Dennis Vander Griend as inventor. ICM designs and builds its first ethanol plant in North America.

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ICM builds a research facility for developing and testing new technologies on a commercial scale.

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ICM builds its 100th gas-fired rotary dryer and begins manufacturing steam-tube dryers.

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ICM designs its 100th plant in North America.

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An ICM-designed plant begins operations in Hungary.

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An ICM-designed plant begins operations in Argentina.

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ICM opens an office in Brazil to directly serve the South American market.

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Brazil’s first stand-alone corn biorefinery is designed by ICM and begins production.

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ICM begins construction of ELEMENT, a biorefinery in the U.S. that will feature ICM leading technologies and set new standards for operational efficiency and carbon intensity.

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