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CPM opens state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the US

The new site in Waterloo, Iowa, produces a wide variety of equipment for the animal feed, oilseed and alternative fuel industries.

Credits: CPM
June 26, 2024

CPM Holdings Inc. (CPM) unveiled its new state-of-the-art facility to serve animal feed, oilseed, alternative fuel and other industries. The new site in Waterloo, Iowa, produces a wide variety of equipment including pellet mills, flaking mills, hammermills, roller mills, pellet crumblers and related aftermarket parts. The 172,960-square-foot building includes space for advanced manufacturing, modern workspaces and offices, testing and application development, and equipment and parts engineering and design. The facility houses 177 employees and led to the creation of 20 new jobs.

The facility’s new state-of-the-art testing lab features a larger space for maneuverability and ease of use, upgraded “clean lab” with private customer room, and wall-to-wall windows for full viewing of the testing area from the clean lab office area.

“CPM is committed to continuing our legacy of leadership from our new state of the art facility in Waterloo,” said David Webster, CPM chief executive officer. “We’re proud of this impressive new facility which will enable us to maintain our product leadership through development of new products and bringing new innovations into our markets. Our commitment is to provide the best solutions and service for our customers. Our new facility will be a key piece in executing on our mission to feed, fuel, and build a better world.”

CPM holds operates in animal feed, oilseed and alternative fuels industries, all of which are served by the Waterloo facility. The company has had operations in Waterloo since 1938. The company has a global footprint of 40 facilities on four continents, and a global install base of more than 60,000 pieces of equipment.

“With our exceptional internal team and their daily commitment to excellence, we are able to open this unique facility that contributes to thriving communities around the world,” said Enrique Zarate. “A special thanks to our team and especially those who supported our transition into our new Waterloo facility."