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- Published on Monday, 19 July 2010 00:00
Groundbreaking Ceremony Scheduled for New Mamtek U.S. Production Facility in Moberly Missouri
Facility will produce significant volumes of sucralose, a highly sought-after ingredient in food and pharmaceutical offerings
Moberly, MO. – Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation today announced that the multinational company Mamtek International and its affiliate Mamtek U.S., producers of a healthy sugar substitute called sucralose, plan to hold a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the company’s state-of-the-art U.S. manufacturing facility in Moberly. The new factory will create 612 new local jobs, with 312 anticipated to come online over the next 18 months, as well as an anticipated initial investment of $46 million into the local economy. The facility will produce 300,000+ kilos of sucralose per annum, with the operational plan in place to expand to 1,200,000 - 1,500,000 kilos over the next several years.
Local, state and federal dignitaries along with company officials will be in attendance at the ceremony scheduled to take place on Saturday July 24th at 9:00 am. The ceremony will be held at the construction site located in the new Moberly Area Industrial Park on North Morley across from the Moberly 5 and Drive. The public is encouraged to attend.
Mamtek has as its primary product sucralose, a healthy, zero-calorie, zero-carb sweetener that is ideal for use in a diverse range of food and pharmaceutical products from carbonated beverages to baked goods. Through research and development, the company developed the proprietary technology with which to produce its high-purity, great-tasting SweetOTM brand sucralose. The state-of-the-art Mamtek U.S. facility in Moberly opens up a significant, reliable and safe supply source for thousands of companies seeking the high-intensity sweetener. The facility will have the capability to produce up to 100% pharmaceutical-grade sucralose. This will be the only manufacturing operation for any firm anywhere producing sucralose that is “Made in the U.S.”
Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation works to promote financial investment in Randolph and Chariton Counties. For more information on the organization, please visit their website at http://www.moberly-edc.com.