Flavorchem Corp., Downers Grove, IL, has announced a $4 million investment in new equipment to support local jobs. The company made the announcement during a business leader roundtable that took place at its facility on Monday, July 2. Representatives from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Washington, D.C., and Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) were also in attendance.
Flavorchem has added a new state-of-art spray dryer and an air pollution control device. Company leaders credited federal tax reform as responsible for helping make the equipment purchase easier.
Ken Malinowski, president, Flavorchem, noted that the investment helped expand the company’s production and “enabled us to keep our strong commitment to meeting the highest standards of quality, safety and supply chain contingency.”
Flavorchem specializes in the creation and manufacturing of flavor and color solutions for the food, beverage and nutraceutical industries. Established in 1971, it is a privately held business whose customers include first class brands well recognized throughout the world. It strives to provide its customers with the highest-quality products and superior service and support. Flavorchem is a full-service operation with three strategically located manufacturing facilities throughout the world, providing for logistical advantages and contingency. Its global headquarters is in Downers Grove, IL, with a research and development center and complete flavor manufacturing operations. Additional manufacturing facilities are in San Clemente, CA, and Kerepes, Hungary, along with global offices in China and the Americas.