The investment includes the installation of new technology and construction of a new 5,400-square-meter warehouse at the factory, which produces nearly 100,000 metric tons of petfood products per year.
"This latest investment reflects our long-term commitment to our operations in New South Wales," said David Grant, general manager for NestlÃ© Purina PetCare in Australia. "It will not only boost future product development, but it also brings the factory and its technological capabilities into the 21st century. This site is now at the forefront of global manufacturing innovation in our company."
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