REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN–(Marketwired – June 7, 2016) – Viterra Inc. (“Viterra”), today hosted an official grand opening event at its new high throughput grain terminal at Kindersley, Saskatchewan. Viterra customers, employees and local government officials gathered to commemorate the company’s significant investment in west central Saskatchewan.
“Our return to Kindersley is a great example of Viterra’s commitment to creating and maintaining an industry leading asset network that is modern and efficient,” said Kyle Jeworski, Viterra’s President and CEO for North America. “In Saskatchewan alone, we’ve invested millions of dollars at several locations in recent years to support our unwavering focus on operational excellence and superior customer service.”
The new facility has 28,000 tonnes of grain storage and 108 railcar loading capacity. It is the sixth elevator the company has operated in Kindersley since building its first elevator there in 1934.
“We have been fortunate to experience significant growth throughout the history of our company. Although we now have a global presence, we still recognize the importance of our Prairie roots, and the values and lessons we have learned from our farmers,” said Jeworski. “As trusted advisors, we take great pride in working hard to connect them to markets in over fifty countries. We’ve put together a great team at Kindersley that I’m confident will continue Viterra’s tradition of excellence in west central Saskatchewan.”
Viterra is Canada’s grain industry leader, supported by the expertise of its people, a superior network of assets, and unrivalled connections to world markets. Headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, our commitment to agriculture goes back over 100 years, partnering with farmers to market and move their crops to areas of need around the world. Our continued focus on operational excellence throughout North America allows us to efficiently handle, process, distribute and transport grains and oilseeds. We provide further value to our partners through a wide variety of contracting and risk management tools to help them realize the full potential of their crops. For more information on Viterra in North America, please visit viterra.com. Viterra is part of the Agricultural Business Segment of Glencore.