The Bluffton plant, located on 422 acres about 30 miles south of Fort Wayne, produces ethanol, distillers grains livestock feed and fuel- and feed-grade corn oil. With original startup in September 2008, the plant was acquired by Valero in November 2018. Corn is purchased from within 50 miles.

By the Numbers


In Our Community

Bluffton Employees Give Back

Valero Bluffton Volunteers

Volunteer Hours

Nearly 800 hours volunteered by Bluffton plant employees supporting local nonprofits from 2019-2021.

Valero Texas Open golf ball

Benefiting Children

A total of $75,000 from the Valero Texas Open and Benefit for Children has been given to local charities nominated by employees over the last three years.

Valero Bluffton volunteers donate food

United Way Giving

More than $156,000 was contributed to local United Way chapters through employee pledges, additional donations and company matches since 2020.

Local Information

Farmers Work Hard to Produce and Harvest Corn

At Valero, we work hard to maximize the value of U.S. corn production by connecting farmers to premium markets across the globe.


Contact Us Plant Manager: Mark Brown