Sensient Technologies Announces China Expansion
January 3, 2010
MILWAUKEE - Sensient Technologies Corp. has opened new facilities in China located in Guangzhou and Shanghai. The new 62,000-square-foot Guangzhou location includes a four-story office and laboratory building, a manufacturing plant and a separate fragrance building. The facilities were built to Sensient's specifications when the company outgrew its original facility and relocated.
The laboratories include a flavor creation center, a pharmaceutical laboratory, a color research center and a quality control lab. Warehouses for raw materials and finished products have also been completed. These facilities will produce colors, flavors, pharmaceutical coatings and fragrances, primarily for the Chinese market.
Sensient has also opened a state-of-the-art technical center and sales office in Shanghai, China. The new technical center will feature the latest lab equipment and an ultra-high-temperature process pilot plant.
Sensient Technologies Corp. is a global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances. The company develops specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colors, and other specialty chemicals. Sensient is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.