POET Biorefining, located in Caro, MI, produces 53 million gallons of ethanol annually and is the 14th ethanol plant built by POET which began building ethanol plants in the 1980s. With cooperation of the many local leaders and in partnership with members of the agricultural community and the state political leadership, POET Biorefining is excited to bring a new kind of value-added agriculture to the state of Michigan.
Ethanol production by POET Biorefining - Caro consumes approximately 18 million bushels of corn from the region and provides not only an environmentally friendly fuel, but also a valuable high quality livestock feed for local, regional and national markets.
The plant was honored with the Michigan Agri-Business Association’s 2011 Green Agri-Business Designation for efforts including a total water recovery system to eliminate wastewater discharge, a waste heat recovery system that recycles both heat and water, a Load Toad DDGS loader to get more product onto each rail car, and a recycling program.
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Hours of Operation
Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mon - Fri, 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Mon - Fri, 7:30 AM - 3:45 PM
7 days a week, 24 hours a day
POET Biorefining - Caro
1551 EMPIRE DRIVE
CARO, MI 48723