Verlin Friedly has primary responsibility for the site layouts, transportation infrastructure and dry product handling. Mr. Friedly will be key in designing the rail structure to enable the facility to handle unit trains of ethanol, grain and distillers dried grains (DDG), including negotiation with railroad companies to connect the AENS rail to their mainlines. He is also overseeing the development of highly efficient bulk-handling facilities for receiving, handling, storing and loading dry products and for energy inputs.
Mr. Friedly earned both a bachelorís and a masterís degree in mechanical engineering from Colorado State University in Fort Collins. Before joining AENS, he had gained more than a decade of experience with ADM, including responsibility for site selection, permitting, plant layout, rail infrastructure, truck roadways, grain-handling equipment selection, contractor selection and oversight, and facility commissioning.