April 3, 2007 - Orange, CA. After the successful merger between premium supplement manufacturer, B&C Nutritional Products, and custom packaging specialist, Merical Vita-Pak, MeriCal has hit the ground running. The combination of prime manufacturing of tablets and capsules with extensive packaging capabilities allows the newly formed MeriCal to offer complete turnkey products at a level of quality that cannot be matched. Utilizing three locations in Southern California, MeriCal offers a full range of capabilities with a specific emphasis on the southwestern US market. A merger of this magnitude allows the integrated company to meet its commitment to excellence in the nutritional industry through partnership and a successful match of capabilities and potential.
“Quality and customer service are our main focus. The creation of MeriCal allows us to create a complete service package for our customer. We can now customize and tailor what we offer to meet the needs of our individual clients, while managing the entire process at or above industry-level quality standards,” states Dean Baltzell, CFO of MeriCal and former Chairman of the Board at Merical Vita-Pak, Inc. At its manufacturing facilities in Vista, CA., MeriCal boasts one of the leading R&D teams with top management and technology experience of over 150 years combined. “State of the art technology and incomparable experience will allow MeriCal to create and manufacture custom and generic capsule and tablet formulations that can be packaged and prepared for market without ever losing the integrity of quality which can come with the need to use multiple companies to reach a finished product state,” confirms Jack Butler, Chief Technical Officer of MeriCal.
By maintaining the key capabilities of the two newly joined companies and coupling them with excellent quality and client services, the integrated MeriCal is experiencing seamless transition into a leadership position in the industry. Continued growth and development are both the focus and expectation for MeriCal, both in its inception and its future.
Through invaluable technological expertise and a thorough understanding of the specific demands and forthcoming trends in the market, MeriCal’s Vista, CA. Manufacturing and Technology Center formulates and manufactures nutritional products that exceed industry standards for tablet and capsule quality, while customizing each product to meet the specific vision of its clients. Between its flagship bottling plant in Anaheim, CA., and its specialty packaging facility in Orange, CA., MeriCal provides the most extensive choice of packaging and fulfillment options available including: blister packaging, bottling, packet fulfillment, stick pack fulfillment, and complete customizable packaging. MeriCal will continually works to enhance its exceptional service and quality standards and maintains licenses with both state and federal FDA, California Board of Pharmacy, NPA, and QAI (Certified Organic).
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