Novus International opens plant in Brazil
Animal health and nutrition company Novus
International has inaugurated its first animal feed input plant in Brazil. The
plant, located in Indaiatuba, in the state of SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil, is the
company's eighth plant worldwide.
The 37,000 square foot facility is equipped with cutting-edge machinery, made
in Brazil or imported from the US and Germany. The technology allows for
complete automation of the manufacturing processes.
The plant has a monthly production capacity of 300 tonnes of
antioxidants, mineral supplements, methionine, and organic acids. The two acre
compound will focus on the creation of integrated animal health and nutrition
solutions for the pork, beef, poultry, dairy and pet industries.
Simons, the company's president and CEO said, "A portion of our growth strategy
is to expand with countries that have access to raw materials, a concern for
safety and environmental care. Brazil meets all of these
Global growth pace
Brazil was defined as one of
the company's investment locations due in part to the country's growth in the
agriculture market. "Brazil is among the countries that will dictate the pace
and global growth of the agriculture industry over the next decade" said Dr
Giovanni Gasperoni, executive vice president of marketing and sales.
US company altogether now has eight manufacturing plants in the USA, Mexico,
Germany, China, and Brazil. These manufacturing facilities serve customers in
more than 80 countries around the world.
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