| Nasdaq: PENX
Penford Corp. develops, manufactures and markets naturally based ingredient systems for various applications, including papermaking, textiles, food, pet and animal products, and fuel grade ethanol. The company operates through two business segments: Industrial Ingredients and Food Ingredients. The Industrial Ingredients segment is a supplier of chemically modified specialty starches to the paper and packaging industries. This segment also produces and sells fuel grade ethanol. The Food Ingredients segment is a developer and manufacturer of specialty starches and dextrins to the food manufacturing and food service industries. The company roots back to 1895. Penford was founded in September 1983 and is headquartered in Centennial, CO.