ADM Milling receives workplace awareness and safety award

USA – ADM Milling has received recognition from two professional milling and baking industry associations for promoting workplace safety awareness in the year 2018. 42 ADM milling locations were honored by the American Bakers Association after the business recorded a DART (Days Away Restricted or Transferred) rate of .40 and a TCIR (Total Case Incident…

ADM elects new director to its board, declares cash dividend

USA - Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has announced the election of its board of directors, including new director Dr. Lei Zhang Schlitz at its 96th Annual Stockholders’ Meeting. Dr. Schlitz has held a series of senior-level positions for Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), an innovative, diversified Fortune 200 manufacturing company with operations in 55…

ADM reports 40% dip in net earnings in Q1 as it restructures to drive growth

USA - Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Company has reported a 40% decline in net earnings in the first quarter impacted by severe weather conditions in North America. The company began a series of accelerated business initiatives including organisational changes to centralize and standardize business activities and processes and enhance productivity and effectiveness. For the quarter…

ADM realigns US flour milling footprint, to close flour mills

USA - Archer Daniels Midland Co. has announced plans to stop production at one of its two Minneapolis flour mills as well as its flour mill in Salina, Kansas, U.S. as part of the business realignment strategy. The company has said that it also plans to end production at its wheat mill in Chicago when…

ADM to relocate milling sales and commercial team to North American headquarters

USA - Archer Daniels Midland company has announced that it is relocating its sales and commercial staff members of its milling division from Overland Park, Kansas, U.S. to its North American headquarters in Decatur, Illinois, U.S. According to a World Grain report, ADM’s Overland Park employees will relocate to Decatur while others will remain at…

ADM Wild expands natural colors range with new micronized powders

USA – Leading ingredients supplier, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has launched new micronized color powders made from coloring foodstuffs and paprika extract, expanding its WILD Rainbow Range. The new micronized color powders are made up of particles that are much smaller than conventional color pigments that increases their opacity. ADM says that these properties…

ADM considers voluntary early retirement and job cuts in new restructuring

USA – The American grain giant, Archer Daniels Midland Co (ADM) has announced that it will seek voluntary early retirements for some of its employees in North America as well as job cuts in a new restructuring strategy. According to a Reuters report, the move is expected to strengthen the company’s core business and establish…

ADM opens ‘high-tech’ animal nutrition facility in North America

USA – Global agribusiness commodities company, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has inaugurated new animal nutrition facility to expand its feed production capabilities in North America. Located Quincy, Illinois, the state-of-the-art facility positions the company as a global leader in value-added products and solutions for both production and companion animals. It is the fourth cutting-edge…

ADM proposes new board director, creates sustainability committee

USA - Archer Daniels Midland Company has announced that it has nominated Dr. Lei Zhang Schlitz to stand for election to the board at the company’s upcoming Annual Stockholders’ Meeting on May 1, 2019. The company has said that Daniel Shih, who has served as an ADM director since 2012, will be stepping down from…

ADM buys European citrus flavor ingredients provider Ziegler Group

GERMANY – The global food processing and commodities trading company, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has reached an agreement to acquire the Ziegler Group, a leading European provider of natural citrus flavor ingredients. ADM said that the acquisition further expands its portfolio of natural citrus ingredients and positions it for growth in the global market…