Purina expands pet food plant in Flagstaff

30-10-2007 | |

A Purina pet food plant in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA will boost production by 20%, add 50 new warehouse and production workers and build an addition on its warehouse.

Company officials say work on the 91,000-square-foot
warehouse expansion should begin in January, with the warehouse expected to open
in early 2009.

Plant manager Bill Calloway says the expansion will help
the facility better serve customers in Western states and meet added demand. He
says the company’s decision is a vote of confidence in workers and the Flagstaff
area.

The plant produces 53 different
products and puts out 220,000 tons of pet food a year. It ships pet food to
several Western states, Hawaii and northern Mexico.

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