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Fitzgerald retires as BonnaVilla plant manager

Fitzgerald retires as BonnaVilla plant manager

Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for Dan Fitzgerald, who ended his 50-year career on the same day he started it, both falling on Friday the 13th. Fitzgerald was the guest of honor at a retirement send-off Friday, where Chief Industries CEO DJ Eihusen...

Beyond grain bins, Chief builds up rural communities

Beyond grain bins, Chief builds up rural communities

Chief. If you’re a farmer, the mere utterance of the name brings to mind images of shiny, metallic, galvanized steel in the farmyard. However, if you live in Grand Island, Neb., it may conjure images of brick and glass. If you’re from Aurora, Neb., you may recall...

Fleets find success building driver-centric culture

Fleets find success building driver-centric culture

In today's climate, driver capacity concerns and retention remain top of mind for commercial fleets. Here's a look at how three very different fleets have been able to maintain a quality workplace and environment for their drivers. Recruiting and retaining...

Chief Carriers Named Best Fleet to Drive For in 2021

Chief Carriers Named Best Fleet to Drive For in 2021

Chief Carriers Named Best Fleet to Drive For in 2021 Twenty fleets have been recognized by The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) in the 2021 Best Fleets to Drive For program. This program identifies trends, shares best practices, and publicly recognizes the...

Chief Ethanol Now Producing USP Grade Ethanol

Chief Ethanol Now Producing USP Grade Ethanol

Chief Ethanol Fuels, Inc. (Chief Ethanol) is currently producing USP Grade Ethanol from its ethanol plant in Hastings, Nebraska.   Chief Ethanol has modified its current process operations to produce higher grades of ethanol for use as the active ingredient in hand...

Chief Agri’s Products Help Rural Communities

Chief Agri’s Products Help Rural Communities

As COVID-19 twists and turns keep coming in 2020, there is comfort in some things remaining the same. The seasons will continue to plod along, mask or no mask, and farmers in Nebraska can take pride in doing what they do best this fall — harvesting their crops and...