Facility allows Sabinsa to better serve global nutrition market while growing local economy
PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 23, 2007 - Sabinsa Corporation today announced that it has completed construction of a $6 million manufacturing facility in Hyderabad, India. The state-of-the-art building and its 100 estimated employees will manufacture herbal extracts and phytochemicals for world markets including the U.S., Europe and Japan.
Located in India's Genome Valley, the new plant covers an area of 200,000-square-feet with a dedicated 60,000-square-foot area which houses a series of testing labs and manufacturing equipment to ensure optimum quality control, in addition to providing headquarters for Sabinsa's research and development operations. Sabinsa currently operates five additional manufacturing facilities throughout India. This plant, like the others, uses effluent water treatment systems and is environmentally conscious and friendly.
"Increased demand for our scientifically backed ingredients coupled with tremendous business opportunity in the Genome Valley presented an ideal opportunity to grow our business and establish a new manufacturing plant in India," said Dr. Muhammed Majeed, founder of Sabinsa Corporation. "We are pleased to have the tools to better serve our customers while providing a range of employment opportunities that will allow both Sabinsa and the local economy to flourish."
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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