PISCATAWAY, N.J., February 12, 2007 - Sabinsa Corporation is completing the construction of a 17,000 square foot expansion at its manufacturing and distribution facility in Payson, Utah, extending the company's current in-house manufacturing capabilities and capacity. This new facility includes cutting edge technology in design and function and will provide high volume capacity in fluid bed processing/granulation and high volume custom drum-to-hopper blends. Furthermore, analytical, microbiological and pilot laboratories are being constructed to assure product quality and consistency and to facilitate product development and efficient batch scale-up. Discussions are presently being conducted to develop new business for this facility. Operations are scheduled to begin in March once all the installation qualifications and operational qualifications are completed.
"Our new facility extends the company's vision of being a world leader in quality, science-based ingredients by offering additional processes to help us meet increasing customer demands. This expansion extends our vertical integration making us an even better resource for our clients," stated Ed Olson, senior vice president of manufacturing, Sabinsa Corporation. "In addition to our state-of-the- art fluid bed processors, our new facility incorporates some of the finest air handling and water purification systems in the industry.
These additional capabilities will complement the manufacturing standards of our quality oriented contract manufacturers, branded manufacturers and marketing company customers."
The new facility will operate under the banner of Sabinsa Manufacturing and will work quickly to secure Australian TGA and other international regulatory certifications to better serve its domestic clients with international distribution, as well as international clients presently serviced through other Sabinsa offices globally.
Sabinsa Corporation, founded in 1988, is a manufacturer and supplier of herbal extracts, cosmeceuticals, minerals and specialty fine chemicals. Sabinsa's mission is to provide alternative and
complementary natural products for human nutrition and well-being.
Over the past nine years, Sabinsa has brought to market more than 50 standardized botanical extracts and privately funded several clinical studies in conjunction with prestigious institutions in support of these products. With more than 100 scientists working full time conducting ongoing research both in India and the United States, Sabinsa continues to develop and patent phytonutrients for the world market. All products intended for human consumption are certified Kosher. For more information visit www.sabinsa.com.
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