Alltech Open New Manufacturing Facility in India

Alltech Open New Manufacturing Facility in India

Alltech India is pleased to announce the grand opening of their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bangalore. Bangalore was selected as the area for the new facility due to the location's:
  • position as the biotech capital of India
  • its strategic knowledge base economy and
  • its population of 4 million.

With annual growth of 2%, the new operation will focus on animal protein in particular on broilers and layers.

Alltech's commitment to the region during the past four years has witnessed a continually expanding workforce and a strong partnership with the government to ensure optimal operations. The partnership has also spread into academia with the sponsorship of 12 PhD students under the tutorship of Dr. Devegowda, at the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India.

The inauguration of Alltech's 13th global production facility in Bangalore was opened by Dr. Pearse Lyons, President of Alltech. Chris King, General Manager of Alltech South Asia who recently transferred from Australia to handle the operation, highlighted the goals for the South Asia region as:

  • commitment to forming partnerships with our customers
  • committed involvement to the local industry and economy.

After opening the facility Dr. Lyons commented that "this is a significant milestone in Alltech's international development and will form the foundation for future developments throughout the region".

Alltech ranks among the top 20 animal health companies in the world and has grown from strength to strength since its foundation in 1980. It employs 1,400 people, through 76 offices around the world and has an average growth rate of 20% per annum.