Mead Johnson Nutrition Unveils New Manufacturing and Research & Development Complex in Singapore
Campus expands capacity to meet growing regional demand and extends research & development capabilities
During the ceremony, Mr. James M. Cornelius, Chairman of Mead Johnson’s
Board of Directors, noted that the significant investment “is an
acknowledgement of the double-digit growth in demand for the company’s
The Tuas campus includes a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant that
will supply key ingredients and products to a number of strategic,
fast-growing markets in
The new Mead Johnson facility will benefit from the combination of Singapore’s central location, robust free-market economy, strong international trade, outstanding infrastructure, and commitment to research and education.
Mr. Yeoh Keat Chuan, Managing Director of the
As a global leader in pediatric nutrition, Mead Johnson has hundreds of medical, scientific and technical experts around the world seeking to better understand the strong connection between early-life nutrition and long-term health outcomes. Their explorations and discoveries support the innovations and health benefits that change the lives of babies and children for the better every day.
Mr. Kasper Jakobsen, Mead Johnson’s President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “For more than a century, we have been committed to helping provide infants and young children with the best start in life. Millions of babies worldwide have depended on our routine formulas and toddler products. And hundreds of thousands are thriving today because of our innovative specialty formulas that address serious allergies, diseases and metabolic disorders.”
Mead Johnson is also committed to being a responsible corporate citizen. As part of its focus on the environment, the company is engaged in a long-term effort to sharply reduce the amount of waste from its production facilities that goes to landfill. The Tuas plant is boosting those efforts by not sending even a single load of waste to landfill during its first four months of operation. The company has announced its intention to maintain Tuas as a “Zero Landfill” operation.
The company has a long legacy of giving back to the communities in which
it operates. Its philanthropic activities are united under the banner of
“A Child’s Best Start” – focused on supporting infants, children and
mothers in fragile and vulnerable circumstances. As part of the grand
opening celebration, the company announced that it is making charitable
donations to two
“We are proud to extend the Mead Johnson circle of care here in
About Mead Johnson
Mead Johnson, a global leader in pediatric nutrition, develops, manufactures, markets and distributes more than 70 products in more than 50 markets worldwide. The company's mission is to nourish the world’s children for the best start in life. The Mead Johnson name has been associated with science-based pediatric nutrition products for over 100 years. The company’s “Enfa” family of brands, including Enfamil® infant formula, is the world's leading brand franchise in pediatric nutrition. For more information, go to www.meadjohnson.com.
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