ARMADA NUTRITION OFFICIALLY OPENS A NEW FACTORY IN UTAH
Custom facility expands the safety, quality and capability of the sports and lifestyle nutrition industry
SPRING HILLTennessee. , November 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Armada Nutrition, a full-service contract manufacturer specializing in ready-to-use powder and capsule applications, celebrates the grand opening of its second plant, a 438,000 sq. ft. contract manufacturing facility squares built to measure Salt Lake City.
“This facility strengthens our ability to deliver the speed, service and innovation demanded by the industry,” said Armada’s president. Brent Laffey. “Backed by our parent company Nagase, this state-of-the-art facility offers unparalleled safety, quality and sustainability practices.”
Similar to Armada Tennessee location, Salt Lake City has received NSF and NSF for Sport certifications.
According to the general manager, Jason Young, Salt Lake City incorporates distinctive features that benefit both people and the planet.
- RedZone: A paperless quality document interface designed to eliminate the potential for human error and reduce waste
- Matcon: integrated mixing system that improves production efficiency, reduces scrap and guarantees food safety
- Natural light: designed with hundreds of large skylights and windows to enhance the employee experience, this is unique to a manufacturing facility building
The Salt Lake City is also equipped with innovative powdered nutrient premix capabilities, a key part of the supply chain for many soft drinks. At a time when “ready-to-drink” is driving significant growth for many sports and lifestyle nutrition brands, Armada’s dual offering of turnkey powdered products and nutritious premixes enables its customers to consolidate significant expenses that might otherwise be fragmented. Armada’s new facility, combined with sister company Prinova’s existing footprint in the nutrient premix space, totals over one million square feet of premix manufacturing.
Prinova President Don Thorp opening comments: “Now more than ever, our customers are interested in the reliability, security and quality of their supply chain, and this new facility will enable us to continue to meet that expectation.”
About Armada Nutrition
Armada Nutrition was founded by Prinova in 2015 as a full-service contract manufacturer specializing in powder applications. It offers a streamlined process that includes access to market information, regulatory support and advanced quality control procedures, as well as a large inventory available. The company’s deep formulation expertise, end-to-end services and proactive flavor innovation help customers continually be first to market with personalized nutritional products that meet consumers’ relentless search. .
About Prinova Group LLC
Based at Carol Stream, IL, Prinova has been providing high quality ingredients, flavors, nutrient premixes and value-added solutions to the food, beverage and dietary supplement industries for over 40 years. As the world’s leading functional ingredient distributor, Prinova uses a global network to help its customers gain the strategic advantage they need to drive their business forward. Prinova was acquired by NAGASE & CO., LTD. (“NAGASE”) in 2019. Founded in 1832, NAGASE provides global trading services in chemicals, plastics, electronic materials, cosmetics and food ingredients. With more than 100 Group companies in 30 countries and regions, NAGASE offers unique values to its customers by combining manufacturing, processing and R&D group functions. For more detailed information about Prinova and NAGASE, visit www.prinovaglobal.com and www.nagase.co.jp/english/.
SOURCE Prinova Group LLC
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