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More than 50 Years of Membership & 20 Years of Leadership . . . Claude Jones Retires from NIOP Service

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NIOP’s May 20th Board of Directors meeting marked the end of board service for a very dedicated individual – Claude Jones.   NIOP President Glenn Ginalick shared the following comments from an email exchange with Jones as he acknowledged that the May board meeting would be his last.   The old saying that all good things come to end is appropriate.    My first NIOP meeting was in the early 1970’s when Walter Johann from Procter and Gamble took this newbie in…

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NIOP Approved Prior Cargo Lists Have Been Updated

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Late last year, President Glenn Ginalick resurrected the NIOP Technical Committee after a nine year hiatus.  With a combination of previous committee members and new, eager volunteers, the committee was initiated in response to a member’s request for updates to the Approved Prior Cargo Lists. Meeting monthly under the leadership of Changjian Ji, NIOP board member from Cargill, the committee undertook an extensive review of the Approved Prior Cargo Lists.  In order for our members to easily manage last cargo…

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First Team Effort Draws 63 NIOP Members

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Our final registration for our first Lunch and Learn webinar (team effort with The Jacobsen) was 63! The powerpoint and recorded session are available in the Member Center (on the NIOP website). Thank you again to The Jacobsen, John Cusick and George Morris for making this available to NIOP Members ONLY! In addition to the webinar, the Jacobsen is offering a 20% discount to NIOP members who want to expand their access beyond the NIOP quarterly lunch and learns (bite-sized…

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New * NIOP Members Only * Free of Charge * Limited # of Attendees

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NEW FOR NIOP MEMBERS ONLY January 26th 12 pm – 12:30 EST Bite-Sized Webinar   NIOP has teamed up with The Jacobsen to provide a new member benefit.     Check out our first team effort on January 26th at 12 pm – 12:30 EST. This “bite-sized” webinar is available as a free, lunch-and-learn for NIOP members only.  Jacobsen Senior Analyst, John Cusick will review the demand placed on vegetable oils per the surge in forecasted biomass-based diesel expansion efforts.  …

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Expand Your Professional Network

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Membership in the NIOP affords you opportunities to connect with other industry professionals.  Bring awareness to your company and learn what your peers are doing at events that include membership meetings, business and after hours mixers and the annual convention. “One of the biggest frustrations for folks is that as they attend virtual meetings, even if they get the education they are looking for, they’re not getting what they perceive to be extremely valuable: contacts and connections that build and…

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ALISSA NOVOTNY JOINS VEOS

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Valley Commodities, LLC dba VEOS, a leading food oil brokerage and consulting firm, announced today that Alissa Novotny will be joining the team at VEOS. With this exciting addition, VEOS and Logue and Company have merged, under the VEOS name.   Novotny brings her extensive experience and deep ties in the brokerage and vegetable oil industry. She has been in her role at Logue and Company since 2007, where she has established herself and Logue as highly respected in vegetable...
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New Member Resource Created: Member2Member

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As we continue to define the new normal, NIOP wants to continue to be a resource that its members can turn to for help in navigating these uncharted waters. While unfortunate, we could not meet earlier this year as planned, the value NIOP affords through networking, meetings, and technical guidance should not be lost but instead utilized as we work to move forward. Returning to work, we are all facing various and unique challenges which may cover feedstocks, production, transportation, or…

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