DECATUR, Ill. — Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) opened its new livestock feed facility in Quincy, Illinois, on April 3. It is the fourth state-of-the-art manufacturing facility recently opened by the company to produce value-added products and solutions for livestock and companion animals.
The facility features expanded warehouse space, enhanced manufacturing capabilities, a dedicated feed line for non-medicated products and automated packaging and processing controls.
“Animal nutrition is one of our key growth platforms, and this investment is another great example of the efforts we are taking to become the go-to partner for our livestock, aquaculture and companion- animal customers around the globe,” said Juan Luciano, chairman and CEO of ADM. “We’ve made significant investments to expand and improve our animal nutrition capabilities. This is an exciting time for our business and our customers alike, and I’m proud to help celebrate the ribbon cutting of this impressive new facility in Quincy.”
The new facility is one of six manufacturing plants in the Quincy area owned by ADM.
“ADM is not only adding value to agricultural products, they’re making a significant contribution to the agriculture economy in Illinois,” added Juliana Stratton, lieutenant governor of Illinois. “We’re delighted that ADM continues to invest across the state and here in Quincy.”
According to the supplier, ADM has expanded its capabilities in animal nutrition over the past five years through a series of acquisitions, expansions and investments. The company acquired Neovia in February 2019, as well as pet treat manufacturer Crosswind Industries in early 2017 and Protexin in August 2018. It also built and renovated four facilities in the US, along with three in China, and expanded its pet food ingredient production capabilities in North America.
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