PALMYRA, Wis., Jul 13, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Standard Process Inc.(R), a manufacturer of whole food nutritional supplements, has begun construction of a 100,000-square-foot addition to its corporate headquarters in Palmyra, Wis., the company announced today. The multimillion-dollar project will expand the existing 160,000-square-foot Standard Process headquarters to accommodate more manufacturing and office space. The expansion will take an estimated 12 months to complete.
Once completed, the Jefferson County (WI) manufacturer expects to add an estimated 40 new jobs to its current payroll of 200. The new hires will occur over a two-year period.
The new facilities will include individual production suites for each manufacturing process, new manufacturing equipment, additional warehouse space, updated offices and employee locker rooms, and an expanded fitness center. The growth of the fitness center, used by both employees and employee spouses, supports the company's commitment to its employee wellness program.
Excel Engineering Inc. of Fond du Lac, Wis., designed the addition. Kotze Construction Co. Inc. of Milwaukee is the builder.
About Standard Process Inc.
For more than 75 years, Standard Process has provided health care professionals with high-quality, nutritional whole food supplements. The company is in the third generation of family ownership. Unique in the nutritional supplement industry, Standard Process grows crops on company-owned, organically certified farms. Standard Process utilizes state-of-the-art manufacturing practices which meet the Food and Drug Administration's good manufacturing practice requirements.
Standard Process has more than 160 products, available only through health care professionals. The company continuously researches and develops new whole food nutritional products to address patient needs.
For additional information about the plant expansion or Standard Process, contact Tammi Geiger, director of marketing, at 262-495-6423 or visit www.standardprocess.com.