Inolex has announced it is to develop its US manufacturing facilities, with the new expansion set to replace the company’s current US production and warehouse operations.
The expansion is set for completion in the second half of 2019 with a new flagship plant in Charlotte, North Carolina.
David Plimpton, Inolex CEO, says, “This is a significant investment to support the growth of our global platform. The flagship plant allows us to optimize our manufacturing processes and increase our production capacity so that we can continue to serve our customers and meet the growing global demand for our innovative technologies.
“The new INOLEX facility also provides the opportunity for us to better align with our sustainability goals and those of our partners.”
Said to be a key development for the company in to strategically focus its ‘expertise in personal care’, the site offers further scope for expansion.
Ted Laarkamp, VP Operations, said, “Responsible manufacturing is a cornerstone of INOLEX’s Operational Excellence. The Charlotte plant enables us to enhance production and strengthen business continuity. It’s a hub to explore new manufacturing processes for our innovation pipeline, and will serve as a gateway for broader industry collaboration.”