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U.S. CORN REFINING INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE—2013

Corn Refining Plants

27

Location

11 states

Corn Grind

1.50 billion bushels

Value of Corn Purchased

$10.19 billion

Number of Corn Suppliers

41,000

Employment by CRA Member Companies

65,300*

Capital Investment (replacement value)

$17.39 billion

Major Products (estimated)

Sweeteners (dry weight)

25.51 billion pounds

Starches

7.79 billion pounds

Ethanol

1.20 billion gallons

Co-products

26.27 billion pounds

Value Added by Manufacture

$8.05 billion

*Includes employees that provide services in non-corn refining areas.

Compiled by the Corn Refiners Association based on 2013 data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Labor Statistics, LMC Commodity Studies, Renewable Fuels Association, press reports, and industry data compiled for CRA by Veris Consulting, Inc.