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Production, facility closure to position for strategic growth

Trouw Nutrition announces immediate closing of Willmar Premix Facility in Willmar, Minn.

Positioning for future growth opportunities, Trouw Nutrition USA is streamlining its manufacturing production, while continuing to serve its valued customers. To efficiently and strategically meet the needs of Trouw Nutrition USA customers, the company has announced the immediate closing of the Willmar Premix Facility in Willmar, Minn.

“The decision to close the Willmar facility was made after careful analysis and consideration of all options,” Trouw Nutrition USA managing director Jose Simas said.

The closure affects 23 full-time employees at the Willmar plant, who are receiving severance and benefits packages. “We are now focused on providing resources and support for the impacted employees, to whom we are grateful for their quality work and dedication,” Simas said.

Production previously handled at Willmar will be transferred to Trouw Nutrition’s other award-winning facilities to ensure continuity of customer supply.

Trouw Nutrition, a Nutreco company, is a global leader in innovative feed specialties, premixes, feed additives and nutritional services for the animal nutrition industry. It provides products, models and services to boost productivity and support animal health through all life stages. With unique, species-specific solutions, Trouw Nutrition has been meeting the needs of farmers and home-mixers, feed producers, integrators and distributors since 1931. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company has locations in 28 countries and employs approximately 8,000 people.

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