Ingredient manufacturer, Kemin Industries, has opened a new Innovation and Technology Centre at its regional HQ in Zhuhai, China.
The new CNY 100 million ($14.2m) 4,200 sqm facility will employ scientists to work in the industries Kemin serves, including human and animal nutrition and health, aquaculture, food technologies, pet food, specialty crop improvement and more.
“This new laboratory will allow Kemin to harness the talent and creative thinking of Chinese scientists and the insights of our customers to develop the technologies they need,” said Dr. Chris Nelson, President and CEO of Kemin.
“We must take the opportunity to tap into our local customer base to better understand their needs and the challenges they face. Opening a research and development centre here prepares us to better meet the growing demands of our industries in the region and increase our global impact.”
Kemin has maintained a precense in China for thirty years. The new centre allows it to be more responsive to changes in the Chinese market and provide localized products and solutions.