Balchem Corporation, which produces choline chloride and precision release nutrient technologies, recently celebrated the opening of its newest manufacturing facility in Covington, Virginia. The expansion will more than double output capacity for the animal nutrition and health sector, focusing on its improved nutrient encapsulation technology.

"This state-of-the-art production facility will help us respond to the dramatic increase in demand for our full line of encapsulated products," said Dana Putnam, Balchem vice president and general manager for animal nutrition and health.

"By concentrating on our basic principles of science and technology, we are able to greatly improve our process efficiency, while advancing solutions that improve animal productivity and health."

The Covington plant has the capabilities to produce Balchem's growing portfolio of encapsulated nutrients: ReaShure Precision Release Choline, NitroShure Precision Release Nitrogen and NiaShure Precision Release Niacin.

Balchem, based in New Hampton, New York, manufactures more than 140 different products across human, animal and industrial applications. It has placed increased focus on the animal nutrition and health industry for the last 10 years. PD


From Balchem Corporation news release