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New high-tech ADM Animal Nutrition facility serving customer needs for pet food and livestock premix.
May 9, 2018
Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) celebrated the opening May 8 of its new high-tech premix facility in Effingham, Ill.
The new facility, located in the Effingham Industrial Park, features state-of-the-art technology, including:
Automation within receiving, batching, packaging and loadout;
Multiple batching systems with simultaneous weighing for high efficiency and high output;
Metal detection and protection from receiving to packaging;
In-line screening, sizing and sifting capabilities, and
A bar-coding system that uniquely identifies each item all the way from receiving to shipping.
“Today’s pet food and animal nutrition customers have higher standards for quality and process controls than ever before, and our new plant in Effingham has the industry-leading technology needed to meet and exceed their needs,” ADM Animal Nutrition vice president Chuck Loefer said. “For our customers, this means faster service, more customization to meet every need and higher capacity -- in short, everything they can and should expect from ADM Animal Nutrition.”
Samson Li, president of ADM Animal Nutrition, added, “ADM Animal Nutrition is investing to become the go-to partner for livestock, aquaculture and companion animal customers around the globe. From our new premix plants and aquaculture capabilities in Asia to our addition of pet treat leader Crosswind Industries to the enhancement and upgrades to our facilities in North America -- including our great new plant in Effingham -- we are leading the charge and helping our customers succeed in a fast-growing market.”
ADM Animal Nutrition is a leading manufacturing, nutrition and marketing business offering a wide range of products for the animal nutrition market. ADM Animal Nutrition offers amino acids, high-quality feed products, supplements, premixes, custom ingredient blends and specialty feed ingredients designed to enable customers to meet and optimize animal health and nutrition goals.
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