Owosso – Through an important public/private partnership, Cargill today broke ground on a new animal feed production facility in the City of Owosso.
They recently acquired a nearly 20-acre site from the city, located at 1509 W Oliver St, which will house a new 75,000 square foot, $19 million plant focused on providing custom animal feed products to the dairy industry. The company expects to be operational by December 2017, with plans to employ eight people at the start.
“The City of Owosso and the Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership have been wonderful partners on this important investment project for us,” said Tom Taylor, a commercial director for Cargill’s animal feed business in the U.S. “Additionally, this centrally-located facility will enable to us to better serve the growing dairy population within Michigan, which is one of the top 10 dairy producing markets in the U.S.”
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