Animal health and nutrition company Biomin recently completed a new premix facility in Binh Duong, Vietnam. This second facility in Vietnam for Biomin is set to open on October 2.
In line with Biomin's "NutriEconomics - achieving sustainable yet profitable farming in animal nutrition" concept, the new facility incorporates sustainable features like solar panels and walls built of autoclaved, aerated concrete blocks to conserve energy.
The facility is fitted with a micro-dosing system and a laboratory with new technologies, including a liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry system.
"This will enable Biomin to provide the highest possible level of nutritional and mycotoxin analytical services for its customers. On top of that, the LC-MS/MS will also support the Biomin Mycotoxin Survey Program, strengthening the position of Biomin as the market leader in this field," says Jan Vanbrabant, CEO Asia Pacific, Biomin.
According to Phuong Nguyen Quang, COO, BIOMIN Vietnam, the new facility will allow the company to export to other countries in the region, including Cambodia and Myanmar. The facility's fully automated production system has the capacity to produce 6.5 metric tons per hour.
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