Alltech hosts ribbon cutting at Georgia facility
[Thomasville, GEORGIA] - More than 50 area residents joined global animal health company Alltech as it officially opened its new state-of-the-art office and quality assurance laboratory in Thomasville on Monday, November 19.
Alltech, along with members of the Georgia Department of Labor, the Chamber of Commerce, Wentworth Building Corporation, and Florida A&M University, hosted the ribbon-cutting ceremony at its 7-acre office site located on the Southwest edge of Thomasville.
"Alltech is proud to be a partner in the community of Thomasville," said Alltech President Dr. Pearse Lyons. "We're looking forward to further establishing our roots here and becoming a part of the local economy."
Attendees received a tour of the facility including the Quality Assurance Laboratory, state-of-the-art offices and distribution warehousing facilities.
As one of 19 offices in North America, Alltech Georgia supports the agriculture industry in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi, with the capacity to support 3 billion broilers; 283,000 dairy cows; 851,000 hogs; 2.9 million beef cattle; and 242,000 horses.
As an organization based on science, Alltech has a commitment to research and a track record of turning that research into powerful, feeding solutions. Innovation has always been a driving force at Alltech, with a dynamic integrated process that is collaborative, market driven, efficient and inspired.
Since 1980, Alltech's presence has grown with offices and distributors in 113 countries and 1,800 employees around the world.
Alltech is the proud sponsor of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010 to be held in Kentucky, USA.