ASIA – Buhler has opened a new R&D centre including a manufacturing site for animal nutrition and grain logistics facility in China to add to its global manufacturing and service network across Asia.

The centre will provide expertise solutions for livestock animals, aquaculture and pets cementing its position in the growing global animal feeds as well as grains business.

The facility has an animal nutrition R&D Application Center involved in development of feed production processing technologies while focusing on grain logistic applications.

Application Center will serve as a major animal nutrition training center for customers and Bühler employees.

Buhler is operating pilot plants that will facilitate basic technology research and development as well as collaboration with customers for customized solutions.

It has a strong position in China in machines, plants and services for processing grains and food in addition to producing high-quality materials, earning it a significant market share in the Chinese and Asia Pacific region.

“This region has seen tremendous growth in the past years and we are confident we will see further growth.

Also, our strong manufacturing base in China will further expand Buhler’s global supply chain, which is why we have established this brand-new manufacturing facility,” said Dieter Voegtli, President Sales & Services at Bühler.

According to Liping Shao, general manager of Bühler Changzhou, the facility is not only equipped with the most advanced Bühler machines but is operated with the most modern production management systems.

“To better meet the global feed industry’s need, which is becoming more efficient, eco-friendly and safer, and to meet the Bühler Group’s long-term strategic goals in the feed industry, we have built this smart and eco-friendly factory to provide better service to our customers all over the world,” Liping said.

Buhler China supplies equipment and engineering services to customers in the region including high-quality equipment and feed for animal nutrition.