PURCHASE, N.Y., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Maypro Industries is pleased to report that production of AHCC® and Oligonol® have not been affected by the recent events in Japan. The manufacturer of both ingredients – Amino Up Chemical Company, operates its plant in the city of Sapporo on the far northern island of Hokkaido, located over 350 miles from the disaster area. Therefore, fortunately, Amino Up has not experienced any infrastructure disruptions.
"All of us are greatly saddened by the recent events in Japan," said Steve Yamada, President of Maypro Industries. "But we are relieved that our close partners at Amino Up have not been affected by the recent events and that there have been no disruptions in the production of AHCC and Oligonol."
Amino Up has also announced that they are proceeding with their plans to complete the scheduled expansion of their plant which will dramatically increase the production capacity of both AHCC and Oligonol in order to keep pace with the growth of both products. "We deeply appreciate the generous support from all over the world to Japan," said Ken-Ichi Kosuna, Chairman of Amino Up Chemical Company. "We are very committed to safety and efficacy of our products and we want to proceed with our plant expansion to show resilience and contribute to the economic growth of Japan at a time when it is most needed."
Maypro encourages anyone with questions to contact them at (914) 251-0701 or via email at [email protected].
SOURCE Maypro Industries