GROWMARK Hosts Open House at Canton, South Dakota Propane Terminal

GROWMARK Hosts Open House at Canton, South Dakota Propane Terminal

Open House held to celebrate the System’s new propane terminal becoming operational.

Bloomington, Illinois - Approximately 70 individuals were on hand April 28 for an Open House at the GROWMARK-owned propane terminal, near Canton, South Dakota. 

GROWMARK, headquartered in Bloomington, Ill., acquired the Magellan Pipeline Company, L.P. in 2013 and added rail capacity. Facility upgrades were complete and the terminal was operational in January 2015.

“This opportunity made strategic sense for us,” said Kevin Carroll, GROWMARK VP Energy & Logistics. “Our retail division, STAR Energy, acquired Siouxland Propane in 2013, expanding our footprint into the South Dakota geography. This terminal will support the expanded footprint and enhance our supply for other areas of our System.”

The upgraded GROWMARK provides storage capacity of more than 300,000 gallons and the capability to fill two semi-truck tanks simultaneously, each loading at a rate of approximately 570 gallons per minute. The terminal is adjacent to the BNSF railroad, and GROWMARK has upgraded the facility to allow for six railcars to unload at one time, with the opportunity to expand that to eight cars in the future. 

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About GROWMARK, Inc.

GROWMARK is a regional agricultural cooperative headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois. GROWMARK is owned by local FS member cooperatives and provides its members and other customers with fuels, lubricants, plant nutrients, crop protection products, seed, structures, equipment, and grain marketing services. GROWMARK also provides products and services including warehousing and logistics, training and marketing support, and risk management services, to customers in more than 40 states and Ontario, Canada. GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives. More information is available at www.growmark.com.

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1701 Towanda Ave.
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