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Nellson adds bar manufacturing capacity in Canada

By Hank Schultz

26-May-2016

Nellson adds bar manufacturing capacity in Canada

Nutrition bar and powder specialist Nellson is expanding its production capacity at one of its Canadian plants and its consolidating the management of its Canadian operations.

Nellson announced its has added a new high speed production line at its plant in Lachine, Quebec.  The company also said it has put its Canadian operations, which also includes a plant in Anjou, Quebec under the leadership of Jean Filion.

“It was important to us that we bring our Canadian operations together under one management, as it combines two great teams to share best practices, accelerates decision-making, and, together with the capital investment, strengthens our value creation potential,” Filion said.  Filion is the former CEO of MultiBar, one of Nellson’s recent acquisitions.

“Our Canadian operations are a critical component of our bi-coastal platform which enables us to provide best-in-class product development and manufacturing capabilities, exceptional speed of execution, and outstanding customer service to our clients. The acquisition of MultiBar and NBTY’s Anaheim CA powder manufacturing facility and nutritional bar operating assets positions Nellson as the unequivocal leader in nutritional bar and powder co-manufacturing in North America,” said Nellson CEO Jamie Better.

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