LAWRENCE, Kansas, December 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ICL Performance Products, a leading global specialty phosphate producer, today announced it will expand its capacity by building an additional Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP) plant at its Lawrence, Kan. facility. This investment will include packaging automation and a new heat recovery system to reduce energy consumption.
"ICL is committed to growing our specialty phosphate business to meet the increasing needs of our customers," said Angela Schewe, ICL North America phosphates business director. "With the expansion, ICL will have a greater opportunity to meet customers' needs in several growth markets, including food additives, dentifrice, beverages and water treatment."
The new SHMP plant will meet all current good manufacturing practices for food products, Global Food Safety Initiative standards and NSF standards. It is planned to be complete by late 2011.
ICL Performance Products
With headquarters in St. Louis, Mo., ICL Performance Products is one of the global leaders in specialty phosphates with major operations in North America, Brazil, Israel, Germany and China. Additionally, ICL Performance Products is a leading company in food additives, water treatment and hygiene services, Pharma active ingredients and specialty materials. ICL Performance Products is one of the core companies of ICL-Group. For more information, call toll free +1-800-244-6169 or visit http://www.icl-perfproductslp.com or ICL-Group.com.
For more information: Allison Cole +1-314-746-1973 Mobile: +1-314-703-2675 firstname.lastname@example.org O&B Angela Schewe +1-314-983-7630 Mobile: +1-314-807-1251 email@example.com ICL Performance Products LP
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