USA – Kemin Industries employees and central Iowa community leaders celebrated the official grand opening of the company’s worldwide headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

The new building, which is a $30million investment, completes a five-year $125.5million overall investment in Kemin Des Moines facilities.

“The new headquarters is more than a building—it’s an investment in providing the resources our team members need to move forward our company vision of improving the quality of life by touching half of the people of the world every day with our products and services,” said Dr. Chris Nelson, President and CEO of Kemin.

“By unifying our employees in one location, innovation and collaboration will increase and we now have a place to welcome our entire global team.”

The event featured the company’s history of innovation, science and entrepreneurship as a leader in improving the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products in the global market.

Kemin maintains manufacturing facilities and provides product solutions to over 120 countries gobally, touching more than 3.6 billion people every day with its products.

The new building, where the company invested US$30 million, completes a five-year, US$125.5 million overall investment in its Des Moines facilities.

Located in the emerging development area of the southeast corridor near downtown of the city, the 94,000 square foot building houses work spaces, laboratories, collaboration areas and a fitness center.

It houses more than 500 employees.

Kemin Industries specialises in ingredients made for humans and animals in the global feed and food industries, as well as health, nutrition and beauty markets.

With more than 2,000 global employees, the company continues to grow even as its new headquarters becomes operational, with manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, Russia, Singapore, South Africa and United States.

August 29, 2017