Fueling the Future: Ethanol & fluid tech, advanced manufacturing, telecom tech

  • Omaha-based ethanol manufacturer Green Plains Inc. has acquired Fluid Quip Technologies based in Cedar Rapids. The partnership will leverage their combined technologies and relationships to produce and market sustainable ingredients with increasing protein concentration levels and nutritional characteristics for the pet food, aquaculture and animal feed markets globally.
  • Orizon Aerostructures LLC received a $50 million investment from global private equity firm American Industrial Partners. Orizon manufactures and assembles complex aerostructure components.