Green Plains Inc. produces, markets, and distributes ethanol in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Ethanol Production, Corn Oil Production, Agribusiness, and Marketing and Distribution. It produces ethanol and co-products, such as wet, modified wet, or dried distillers grains, as well as extracts non-edible corn oil that is used as feedstock for biodiesel, livestock feed additives, rubber substitutes, rust preventatives, inks, textiles, soaps, and insecticides. The company is also involved in buying and selling bulk grain primarily corn and soybeans to grain processing companies and livestock producers; and cattle to meat processors, as well as providing grain drying and storage services to these producers. In addition, it markets and provides logistical services for ethanol and other commodities for third-party producers; purchases and sells ethanol, distillers grains, corn oil, grain, natural gas, and other commodities; and sources, stores, blends, and distributes ethanol and biodiesel across various states. The company was formerly known as Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. and changed its name to Green Plains Inc. in May 2014. Green Plains Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.