Kemin announced its five year expansion plan to build six new manufacturing facilities, three new research facilities and a new corporate headquarters building in southeast Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

In addition to the new facilities, the company’s expansion will create 98 new jobs in the areas of research, marketing, information technology and other support functions. Kemin says it is working with officials to coordinate the acquisition of land for these facilities that is currently owned by the city and county. Additionally, Kemin is evaluating expansion opportunities in Brazil, Russia, India and China.