Heritage Cooperative expands grain storage at Upper Sandusky location

May 04, 2022


Heritage Cooperative expands
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
5/4/2022

CONTACT:
Debbie Trager
Director of Marketing & Communications
614-783-7438
dtrager@heritagecooperative.com

DELAWARE, Ohio – Heritage Cooperative is excited to announce the construction of a new grain bin providing an additional 750,000 bushels of grain storage at our Upper Sandusky location, 520 W. Wyandot Ave., Upper Sandusky, Ohio.

The $3.4M project will consist of building a steel Chief grain storage bin on the west side of the property, increasing the grain storage capacity to just over 4 million bushels.

This additional storage will benefit Heritage growers in the Upper Sandusky and northern Ohio area. In addition, an enhanced staggered conveyer system and recently acquired land provides space and better efficiencies for Heritage and farmers for unloading and storing grain.

“We are really excited about this project. It will provide immediate grain storage solutions for our growers and allow us to take their grain when they need to unload it during the busy harvest season.” said Jeff Osentoski, president and CEO of Heritage Cooperative, “This storage capability also positions us well for the future.”

First Rate Industries from Hollansburg, Ohio is constructing the project. They also built the original steel grain bin at Upper Sandusky in 2014. The project begins this month and is expected to be completed in late summer/early fall 2022 in time for harvest.

About Heritage Cooperative:
Heritage Cooperative is an agriculture cooperative providing value to our members and customers through individualized solutions for nearly 100 years. From the chairman of our board of directors, to the person delivering propane, unloading grain or providing guidance on crop growth, our 500 plus employees understand that their business is to serve our customers. We are proud to provide forward-thinking, customized solutions in grain merchandising, agronomy, energy, feed, retail and specialties. The Heritage Cooperative corporate office is located in Delaware, Ohio. For more information on Heritage Cooperative visit www.heritagecooperative.com.

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