Crick, UK-based dog food manufacturer Butcher's Pet Care has signed a deal to build a new Â£38 million (US$61.7 million) factory in Northamptonshire, UK.
The expansion, which is expected to be completed in October 2011, will increase the space of the site by 50% and will include building a new headquarters and a manufacturing facility which will be able to produce 1,000 cans per minute, according to the Northampton Chronicle & Echo .
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