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Metabolix and ADM to Produce Mirel(TM), the World's First Biobased and Fully Biodegradable Plastic

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 23 /- Metabolix Inc. (NASDAQ:MBLX), a leader in the use of bioscience to provide sustainable, clean solutions for plastics, fuels and chemicals, and ADM (NYSE:ADM), the global leader in BioEnergy and a premier agricultural processor, announced that they will jointly produce Mirel(TM) Natural Plastics. Mirel is a family of high performance natural plastics that are...

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ADM to Present at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference

DECATUR, Ill., Feb. 14 -- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) will participate in the 2008 Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference on Tuesday, February 19, 2008. ADM chairman and chief executive officer Patricia Woertz; executive vice president, Commercial & Production John Rice; and senior vice president and chief financial officer Douglas Schmalz will present at 2:30 p.m....

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ADM Executive Vice President Bill Camp to Retire

November 26, 2007 Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced that William (Bill) Camp, executive vice president, has elected to retire by year end. In August 2007, Camp took on a special assignment to advance the Company's business strategy for Asian investments and operations. That strategy work now transitions to the Company's strategic planning group, under the direction of Steve...

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ADM, MGSC and ISGS Announce Carbon Sequestration Project

Project to study technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions DECATUR, Ill., Jan. 4 - Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM), the Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium (MGSC) and the Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) announce that they are working together on a carbon sequestration project. The project will involve the capture and storage of carbon dioxide from ADM's ethanol plant...

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ADM Forms Industrial Chemicals Group

ADM appoints Janet Mann to lead business Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) has formed an industrial chemicals group with a focus on dramatically increasing ADM's presence in industrial markets. This business will leverage ADM's processing expertise, fermentation and separation technologiesand global distribution network to expand ADM's product offerings in industrial chemicals by working...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

ADM to Acquire Operations of Fasco Mills Company

DECATUR, Ill., July 27 / -- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the business operations of Fasco Mills Company, headquartered in Mendota, Illinois. Fasco Mills, founded in 1934, is a family-owned grain and feed company operating one of the largest networks of grain elevators and rail shipping terminals in Illinois. Fasco's...

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Materials

Metabolix and ADM to Produce Mirel(TM), the World's First Biobased and Fully Biodegradable Plastic

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 23 /- Metabolix Inc. (NASDAQ:MBLX), a leader in the use of bioscience to provide sustainable, clean solutions for plastics, fuels and chemicals, and ADM (NYSE:ADM), the global leader in BioEnergy and a premier agricultural processor, announced that they will jointly produce Mirel(TM) Natural Plastics. Mirel is a family of high performance natural plastics that are...

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Joint ADM and Purdue University Cellulosic Ethanol Project Selected for Funding by U.S. Department of Energy

DECATUR, Ill., April 16 : A joint BioEnergy project of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) and Purdue University has been selected to receive funding by the U.S. Department of Energy to further the commercialization of cellulosic ethanol. Specifically, the Purdue-ADM project is focused on commercializing the use of highly-efficient yeast which converts cellulosic materials into ethanol...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

ADM Acquires Ukrainian Sunseed Crushing Facility

DECATUR, Ill., March 16 / -- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) has completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares in Ilitchevskiy Maslo Extractionniy Zavod joint stock company (IMEZ) from Risoil S.A. IMEZ operates a sunseed crushing facility close to the port of Odessa in the Ukraine. ADM and Risoil became 50/50 shareholders in IMEZ in 2004. The IMEZ facility at Illitchevsk...

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ADM to Convert Spyck, Germany Rapeseed Plant to Multi-Seed Crushing Plant

DECATUR, Ill., Jan. 17 -- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) will convert its Spyck, Germany rapeseed crushing facility to a multi-seed crushing facility. The multi-seed crushing plant will be able to crush both rapeseed and sunseed to enhance the product portfolio offering to food oil customers. By adding multi-seed crushing capacity, ADM will be able to expand its product offering while...

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ADM Completes Sale of Arkady and Monoglycerides Businesses to Caravan Ingredients

DECATUR, Ill., Jan. 30 -- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) has completed the sale of the Arkady and distilled monoglycerides businesses to Caravan Ingredients, owned by CSM, a Dutch-based internationally operating company. The Arkady and monoglycerides businesses formerly operated under ADM's Specialty Food Ingredients division. This sale includes the product lines, such as bakery...

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