World Grain - January 2015 - (Page 40)

FEATURE Ardent exec sees 'vibrant' industry W ith growth as well as many other changes occurring among milling companies of all sizes, Dan Dye, newly-named chairman of the North American Millers' Association (NAMA), described the present era as a "vibrant" time for the milling industry and its association. "It's a great time and a great organization to bring together all those people and those pieces in one place," said Dye, who U.S. "I'm very committed as is Ardent Mills to NAMA and look forward to being part of leading that." In an Oct. 24 interview with Milling & Baking News, sister publication of World Grain, at The Breakers in Palm Beach, the newly-elected chairman of NAMA offered an optimistic board and executive committee in November 2009 when he succeeded Guy R. Shoemaker as president of Horizon Milling when he was promoted to the top spot at Horizon. He said Dye, CEO of Ardent Mills, was named chairman of NAMA in October. 40 by Josh Sosland New NAMA chairman sees optimistic future for North American milling companies of all sizes he was immediately and positively struck by the manner in which the NAMA board operated. "What makes NAMA a great organization in my view is that there is truly a commitment toward doing what is best for the industry on issues of common interest," he said. "There is a genuine good spirit among the membership that is evident in how NAMA works, how it operates." To Dye, the fact NAMA is operating well at this time is a tribute to the extraordinary work of his predecessor as chairman, James M. Meyer, president of Italgrani USA, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. "I would be remiss as incoming chairman not to recogJanuary 2015 / World Grain /

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of World Grain - January 2015

World Grain - January 2015
Table of Contents
From the Editor-in-chief - China’s land policy an issue for grain
Calendar of Events
International Agro-technological Conference
News review - EBRD makes investments in milling, grain industries
Sosland Publishing relocating company headquarters
Louis Dreyfus restarts CEO search
Nidera acquires terminal in Port of Constanta
Nutreco acquires two Brazilian feed companies
IGP Institute expands program offerings
CGB plans grain terminal
Brazilian port sets new record in grain exports
Barilla launches China market-specific pasta
Interflour acquires Indonesian flour mill
Gruma to build tortilla plant in Russia
Cargill announces additions to board, leadership team
Richardson plans new high throughput elevator
CP investing in its rail network
Kampffmeyer Food becomes GoodMills Innovation
China approves Syngenta’s GMO corn trait
Trimex finalizes purchase of Gruma wheat milling business
Grain Market Review - Oilseeds
Country Focus - Poland
Feature - U.S. flour milling industry ‘resilient'
Feature - Fast-growing industry
Feature - Ardent exec sees ‘vibrant’ industry
Feature - Building a modern milling company
GoodMills Group
Feature - Don't expect bull market in 2015
Feature - GEAPS Exchange 2015
GEAPS Product Showcase
Feature - IAOM MEA celebrates 25th anniversary
Feature - Opinions diverge on ocean rates
Feature - U.S. buying more grain from Canada
Canada-U.S. trade task group re-dedicates itself to mission
Feature - IGC cuts flour export projections
World Grain Weather report - What happened to El Nino drought?
Feature - Johannes Wick interview
Supplier News
World Grain Archive
Ad Index/Reader Information Form International Faxback Program

World Grain - January 2015