BRANDT Opens Specialty Formulations Plant in CaliforniaBRANDT Opens Specialty Formulations Plant in California
July 19, 2018
Agricultural products maker BRANDT recently expanded its production capabilities with the opening a new 42,000-sq-ft manufacturing plant for specialty formulations in Visalia, CA, the company announced in a July 16 press release. The site will also function as a development and testing site for new formulations.
The company said it installed various new manufacturing technologies at the Visalia facility, including bulk storage with direct truck load-outs and scales and a bar code inventory tracking system that will increase the pace of production and order fulfillment.
Laboratory space in the new site contains an ICP-OES machine and Nitrogen analyzer to examine fertilizers and screen products for heavy metals. A high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) machine at the plant will be used to detect plant growth regulators, bio-stimulants, organic acids, chelates, and sugar derivatives.
BRANDT operates a total of seven manufacturing plants across its global footprint. The company’s Specialty Formulations business produces specialty inputs for use in agriculture, lawn and garden and other markets, including micronutrients and OMRI Listed products, according to the company’s website.
For more news headlines, articles, and equipment reviews, visit our Equipment Zones
You May Also Like