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					               Grain Processing Corporation - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDCH16003SA                                                                                              Publication Date: AUG 2012

          1600 Oregon Street                                Phone             +1 563 2644265                        Revenue          NA
          Muscatine, IA                                     Fax               +1 563 2644289                        Net Profit       NA
          52761 1494                                        Website           www.grainprocessing.com               Employees        656 (Estimated)
          United States                                     Exchange                                                Industry         Chemicals

       Company Overview
       Grain Processing Corporation (GPC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kent Corporation, manufactures and markets corn-based
       products, which include ethyl alcohol, also known as ethanol. The company produces maltodextrins, corn syrup solids, and
       starches for the food, pharmaceutical and personal care markets; ethyl alcohol for beverage and industrial use; starches for the
       paper, corrugated box, and textile and wallboard industries; corn oil; and animal nutrition ingredients. The company's production
       facilities are located in Muscatine, Iowa, and Washington, Indiana. It also offers co-development and manufacturing opportunities
       to its new and existing customers.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Grain Processing Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         Doyle Tubandt                     President                               Strengths                              Weaknesses
         John Thorpe                       Vice President, Sales
                                                                                   Diverse Range of Products              Dependence on a Single Raw
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
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        GlobalData                                                                 R&D Activities

        Key Competitors
                                                                                   Opportunities                          Threats
         Cargill, Incorporated
         Global Energy, Inc.                                                       Industry Consolidation                 Dependence on Government
                                                                                                                          Support
         Community Energy, Inc.                                                    Growing Renewable Energy
         REC Solar, Inc.                                                           Market                                 Highly Competitive Industry
        Navitas Energy, Inc.
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
        GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Grain Processing Corporation - Key Facts ......................................................................................................................................... 4
       Grain Processing Corporation - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................ 5
       Grain Processing Corporation - Key Operational Employees ............................................................................................................. 6
       Grain Processing Corporation - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................... 7
       Grain Processing Corporation - History .............................................................................................................................................. 8
       Grain Processing Corporation - Company Statement ........................................................................................................................ 9
       Grain Processing Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................ 10
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Grain Processing Corporation - Business Description ...................................................................................................................... 11
       Grain Processing Corporation - SWOT Analysis .............................................................................................................................. 12
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Grain Processing Corporation - Strengths .................................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Diverse Range of Products ....................................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - R&D Activities ........................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Grain Processing Corporation - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................... 12
             Weakness - Dependence on a Single Raw Material ................................................................................................................. 12
          Grain Processing Corporation - Opportunities .............................................................................................................................. 13
             Opportunity - Industry Consolidation ......................................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Growing Renewable Energy Market .................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Project to Reduce Emissions, Improve Productivity ............................................................................................ 13
          Grain Processing Corporation - Threats ....................................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Dependence on Government Support ........
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Grain Processing Corporation (GPC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kent Corporation, manufactures and markets corn-based products, which include ethyl alcohol, also known as ethanol. The company produces maltodextrins, corn syrup solids, and starches for the food, pharmaceutical and personal care markets; ethyl alcohol for beverage and industrial use; starches for the paper, corrugated box, and textile and wallboard industries; corn oil; and animal nutrition ingredients. The company's production facilities are located in Muscatine, Iowa, and Washington, Indiana. It also offers co-development and manufacturing opportunities to its new and existing customers. GPC generates biodiesel from ethanol, which is clean, safe and environmentally friendly. GPC is headquartered in Iowa, the US. The company focuses on innovation and quality for continued success in future. It makes substantial investment in facilities, technology, customer support service and employees. The company utilizes knowledge gained through research and practical experience to create new marketing opportunities.
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