Viterra Hosts Grand Opening of Grimshaw Grain Terminal - Viterra Hosts Grand Opening of Grimshaw Grain Terminal - Canada
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REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - June 1, 2016) - Viterra Inc. ("Viterra"), today hosted an official grand opening event at its new high throughput grain terminal near Grimshaw, Alberta. Viterra customers, employees and local government officials gathered to commemorate the company's significant investment in northwest Alberta.
"We take great care to evaluate our footprint and make the targeted investments necessary to support our industry today and well into the future," said Kyle Jeworski, Viterra's President and CEO for North America. "Our new location at Grimshaw is an excellent fit for Viterra, one that will provide local customers with the high level of service and quality products they expect from us, and reinforces our commitment to driving excellence in Canada's supply chain."
The facility has 30,000 tonnes of grain storage and 104 railcar loading capacity. It is the company's second new build in the region in recent years, having opened a state of the art terminal at Sexsmith in 2010.
"We recognize that our success as a company is directly attributed to our customers - those who choose to trust us, to support us, and to provide us with the quality products we need to meet our end users' expectations worldwide," said Jeworski. "It's an exciting time for agriculture, and as we continue achieving success outside our borders in global markets, we realize that it's communities like this one that allows us to do so."
Viterra is Canada's grain industry leader, supported by the expertise of its people, a superior network of assets, and unrivalled connections to world markets. Headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, our commitment to agriculture goes back over 100 years, partnering with farmers to market and move their crops to areas of need around the world. Our continued focus on operational excellence throughout North America allows us to efficiently handle, process, distribute and transport grains and oilseeds. We provide further value to our partners through a wide variety of contracting and risk management tools to help them realize the full potential of their crops. For more information on Viterra in North America, please visit www.viterra.com. Viterra is part of the Agricultural Business Segment of Glencore.