Jan. 3, 2014, Thamesville, Ont. – Agris Co-operative Ltd. is constructing four new steel grain bins in Thamesville, Ont., as part of a marketing and positioning investment for future expansion.
The investment will improve storage capacity and traffic flow by removing some existing storage and adding additional storage, the company said in a press release. "The new layout improves flow and allows future storage expansion and intake capacity as market conditions dictate," the release said.
Lambton Conveyor Ltd. from Wallaceburg is the manufacturer of the new equipment beign installed and will manage construction of the project. Completion is expected in September 2014 and in time for fall harvest. When completed, the company says there will be more than 700,000 bushels of grain storage for the co-operatives member-owners and customers in the Thamesville area.