Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation announced today that Lakeview Energy, LLC plans to expand its international bio fuels operations to Moberly. The company has purchased the assets of the former Producer’s Choice Soy Energy facility and approximately 6.7 acres located at 607 West Fowler Road. The company will invest nearly $5 million to upgrade the facility and the project will create 19 new FTE jobs at the facility with hiring to begin immediately.
MAEDC President Corey Mehaffy indicates that his office has been working with the company for several months reviewing programs available to assist the company and discussing the workforce assets in the area. Mehaffy added, “We are excited to welcome Lakeview to Moberly and we look forward to supporting their efforts to bring this new project online as well as grow their business in the years to come.”