BURLINGTON, NEW JERSEY – January 3, 2005 – Michael Geiger, COO, EVP of American Casein Company (AMCO) and American Custom Drying Company (ACD), announced the recent purchase of a 118,000-sq. ft. dairy facility situated on a 30-acre tract in Arpin, Wisconsin by the companies’ founder and president, Richard L. Shipley.
According to Geiger, “AMCO and ACD desired to broaden their demographics. AMCO will increase production of its existing dairy protein product line as well as diversify into other protein markets such as wheat and soy. ACD will install custom spray drying equipment that, in addition to the existence of a waste treatment facility currently on the site, will greatly enhance the corporate capabilities of both companies.”
In addition Geiger advised, “Prestige Proteins of Delray Beach, Florida through a lease agreement will manufacture casein at the site using USDA nonfat dry milk as well as fluid milk.”
American Casein Company is a privately owned corporation with more than 45 years of experience providing powder protein ingredients to Fortune 500 companies in the food, beverage and nutritional industries. The company has facilities in Burlington, New Jersey and Delmar, Maryland.
American Custom Drying Company is a privately owned corporation with more than 30 years experience in providing custom spray drying and blending services to the chemical and food industries.
Michael Geiger, COO, EVP
609-387-3130 Ext. 119
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