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DSM Opens Worlds Largest Vitamin E Plant

November 22, 2005

SWITZERLAND: DSM Nutritional Products opened a new, 25,000-ton capacity vitamin E plant in Sissein. It is the largest vitamin E plant in the world, according to DSM Nutritional executives.
“This new facility will meet the stringent industry demands for quality by ISO certification and includes systems to monitor full product traceability,” said Paul Gilgen, head of DSM’s global technical department.
Bob Hartmayer, chief executive officer, added, “Through this investment, DSM demonstrates its strong commitment to the industry and our customers, and once again confirms our position as the global leader in nutritional ingredients.”
The plant produces vitamin E derivatives such as tocopherol, tocopheryl acetate, oil and several different solids for feed, food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics With integrated process control and an on-site analytical lab, the new facility will monitor quality aspects and provide analytical services to meet growing customer needs, DSM executives said.
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