Seppic announced the inauguration of its first production site in the United States. This manufacturing plant is Seppic’s second-largest for the production of high-performance specialty ingredients for the beauty, personal care and pharmaceutical markets.
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This new plant, which is already in operation, gives Seppic more than 50% additional production capacity for thickening and texturizing agents in order to meet the growing requirements of its customers in the U.S. and worldwide.
Located near Richmond, Virginia, the site was selected to service the northeastern U.S., where reportedly 80% of Seppic's U.S. customers are located, and to export globally. The facility has been designed to abide by Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and has already obtained ISO 9001, EFfCI and RSPO certifications. The facility currently operates fully automated units to allow for consistent and traceable quality for its ingredients. Thanks to those technologies and by recycling 95% of its waste, the company also minimizes its impact on the environment.
“With this new plant, we increase our industrial capacity and our ability to serve our customers in the U.S. and all over the world,” said Jean-Baptiste Dellon, CEO of Seppic. “This plant complies with Seppic's strategy to produce high performance ingredients while respecting the environment. Our ambition in terms of CSR is to continue to meet our customers’ needs while achieving an objective of reducing our waste and energy consumption.”
For more information, contact Seppic.