Archer Daniels Midland Company announced that local management at its facility in Leer, Germany, has entered into negotiations with the works council regarding the discontinuation of its rapeseed crushing and oil refinery operation. The facility was acquired in 1990 and produces rapeseed meal and oil. ADM will continue its biodiesel fuel operations in Leer. The rapeseed crushing and oil refinery in Leer, Germany is part of Oelmuehle Leer Connemann GmbH & Co.KG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oelmuehle Hamburg AG. ADM maintains a majority ownership of Oelmuehle Hamburg AG.
(Vgl. Meldung vom 2004-02-09.)
Source: www.oleoline.com vom 2004-04-06.