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Grain exporters acquire new facility, expand into Ontario

(The Enterprise/File)

VALE - A Washington based grain export company announced that it has acquired a grain storage and shipping operation in Ontario.

United Grain Corp. of Vancouver on Saturday took ownership of the Ontario facility and one in Idaho that belonged to the Scoular Company, the corporation said in a press release. 

Scoular, headquartered in Nebraska, buys, stores and transports a variety of grain products. The Ontario facility is located at 2000 S.W. Fourth St. 

Stephanie McClintock, public relations manager for the United Grain, said that while the corporation is acquiring the new facilities from Scoular, it is not hiring its employees. 

McClintock said that Scoular announced the acquisition to its employees today. 

The Ontario facility will primarily deal with wheat, McClintock said, but United Grain will work with . . .