Food Business News highlights United Sugars dome
The dome stands 134 feet tall and 183.7 feet in diameter and can store 60,000 metric tons of sugar. American Crystal Sugar Company owns the facility, and United Sugars Corporation will oversee operations. Filling of the dome is scheduled for December 2017.
The dome is equipped with mechanical systems providing a fill rate of 200 metric tons per hour and a reclaim rate of 150 metric tons per hour.
About Dome Technology
Founded in 1975 by Barry South, Dome Technology builds domes that can be used for industrial bulk storage such as wood pellets, gypsum, fly ash, coal, grain, fertilizer, mining ores and other bulk products. Dome Technology also builds domes for practical architectural facilities such as schools, churches or gymnasiums. Dome Technology has built some 550 domes in the past 35 plus years throughout the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.