October 15, 2018
DSM officially opened its second Animal Nutrition & Health premix plant in Jadcherla, India on October 15, 2018.
The opening followed years of detailed research and analysis of the Indian market, with the objective of serving the market with solutions that are tailor-made for local needs.
India's economic growth is accelerating rapidly and is pegged to be one of world's fastest growing economies. According to DSM's Animal Nutrition and Health, Business Unit Director for South Asia, Ravindra Vyawahare, the dynamism of the market was key to continued investment in India. With over 20 years in the region, the plant also marks an important milestone for in the development of DSM's presence in India.
"India is one of the world's largest and fastest growing economies. We see strong potential for growth in the animal premix industry The Jadcherla plant shows our willingness to support further development as it gives us far greater geographic reach and increases our production capacity to meet the growing industry demands," he said.
Commenting on the opening, David Blakemore, President, Animal Nutrition & Health for DSM said, "The opening of this premix facility in India underlines our commitment to meeting the global feed industry's need for innovative and sustainable solutions through continuing investments in our production footprint to support the growing markets. The plant is an example of DSM's growing global presence, and its commitment to drive innovation building on its wealth of resources and capabilities and extensive understanding of customers' needs both in the country and globally."
The plant is fully equipped with best-in-class safety, health and environment compliance systems and its design allows for additional capacity to accommodate for further growth in demand in the future.