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Lonza: new manufacturing facility for L-Carnitine products

By Gerald Ondrey |

Lonza (Basel, Switzerland; www.lonza.com) announced today its expansion of capacities for Carnipure and Carniking, L-Carnitine products belonging to Lonza’s Nutrition business within Life Science Ingredients. The expansion is in line with Lonza’s long-term strategy for nutrition ingredients and will support the increasing demand for L-Carnitine applications in the food, feed and pharmaceutical industries. Lukas Utiger, COO Lonza Life Science Ingredients, commented, “Carnipure and Carniking have experienced a surge in demand in the last few years due to strong scientific evidence, favorable regulatory status and appeal to end consumers. New capacities for Carnipure and Carniking will allow us to meet our customers’ future demands in new and fast-growing markets, thus securing our long-term leadership in this business.”   The new capacity will be added to Lonza’s existing facilities in Nansha, located in China’s southern province of Guangdong. The strategic proximity to Guangzhou and Hong Kong as well as new market growth and opportunities for organizational synergies were taken into consideration for the plant location. The capacity will be added in phases, with the first phase expected…
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