Published On: Sat, Apr 10th, 2021

Royal Canin to invest $200m in pet food facility in Lebanon, Tennessee

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Royal Canin, a pet nutrition company owned by , is investing more than $200 million to expand its Lebanon facility in to support its future growth, as per an announcement made in March 2021.

The company will expand its operations in Wilson County with the investment, creating 90 plus jobs. Expansion of the pet food facility commenced in 2019 and is slated to be completed next year.

– regional president of Royal Canin said: “Our commitment at Royal Canin is to transform the health of cats and dogs through individualized nutrition, in partnership with pet professionals. We have experienced tremendous growth, and the expansion at our Tennessee site confirms our commitment to meet the needs of the growing number of pets we serve.

“We are industry leaders in pet health, and we have a responsibility to our pets, our pet owners, our associates and the pet professionals and communities we serve. We are beyond excited about our investment in our Lebanon site.”

Royal Canin to invest $200m in pet food facility in Lebanon, Tennessee

Royal Canin to invest $200m in pet food facility in Lebanon, Tennessee. Photo courtesy of PRNewsfoto/Royal Canin.

The investment will enable the facility to manufacture the Royal Canin and EUKANUBA health and nutrition product ranges. Also, a new working space of more than 108,000 square feet for accommodating five additional highly automated production lines will be added to the facility to double the plant’s capacity.

Bill Lee – Tennessee Governor said: “We are grateful to Royal Canin for choosing to expand its Lebanon operations and create over 90 new jobs. Royal Canin is a valued community partner, and I look forward to seeing the company grow and succeed in Tennessee in the years to come.”

Established in 1968 and acquired by Mars in 2001, Royal Canin manufactures cat and dog food. The company also offers formulas with customized nutritional solutions for cats and dogs.

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