- Spring 2022 Issue -
POET HARNESSES THE POWER OF OCEAN FREIGHT TO BOOST MARKETS, SUSTAINABILITY
by Marcella Prokop
At a time when uncertainty has impacted everything from canned goods to fuel prices to the cost of a steak dinner, POET is doing its part to ensure consistent quality and fewer disruptions for the people it serves — both domestically and abroad.
STEPPING UP TO LEARN, MEET NEW CHALLENGES
by Jack Mitchell
Nestled in the rolling hills of west-central Iowa, POET Bioprocessing – Arthur is one of the prettiest plants he’s seen, says General Manager Jack Mitchell. “It’s a beautiful setting for a plant. When the corn is up, you’re driving through a cornfield, literally, as you come up to the plant. It’s picturesque and quintessential Iowa.”
POET, SDSU AND SD MINES JOIN FORCES TO BRING THE POET BIOPRODUCTS INSTITUTE TO LIFE
by Andrea Van Essen
In response to challenges from both the private sector and the state, two South Dakota universities have stepped up to create an innovative public-private partnership that will marry research and commercialization for the bioproducts sector.
By Jeff Broin, Founder and CEO of POET
Throughout my 34 years in the biofuels industry, there has never been a dull moment. At POET, there’s always something to be done: a breakthrough to be made, another regulatory hurdle to overcome, an opportunity for growth on the horizon. Things seem to move quickly, and we don’t often have the luxury of kicking back and being satisfied with the status quo.