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DSM opens new nutrition innovation center to accelerate customers’ speed to market

Delft, NL, 06 Jun 2011 16:00 CEST

DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, announces the opening of its state-of-the-art Nutrition Innovation Center in Parsippany, New Jersey. Designed to foster inspiration and creativity, the advanced regional applications laboratory houses an unprecedented array of capabilities under one roof. Decades of experience in nutritional and specialty ingredient solutions will be available on demand, helping manufacturers of food, beverage, dietary supplement and personal care products find a competitive advantage faster than ever before.

The new center houses a cutting edge laboratory and fully equipped pilot plant and sensory analysis facilities, which enable DSM to optimize production processes, improve product quality, test new ingredients, and analyze and evaluate a wide range of products.

Highly experienced specialists will work in close collaboration with DSM’s customers to offer applications expertise, product development assistance and scale-up bench top formulation. This will facilitate the creation of breakthrough application concepts and prototypes, bringing consumer-relevant nutritional solutions to market faster than ever before.

Rick Greubel, President, Human Nutrition & Health, DSM Nutritional Products, comments: “Our new nutrition center is truly a ‘one stop shop’ for innovation. It will enable customers to stay ahead in a highly competitive, constantly changing health and nutrition marketplace − whatever their target application.”

The center is the latest addition to DSM’s global community of six networked application laboratories. Housing more than 100 application specialists and technical marketing experts, these facilities provide customers with convenient, personalized support wherever they are in the world.

“The scope of this site really is unrivalled anywhere in the world”, said Hans-Christian Ambjerg, President, DSM Food Specialties. “From this one location, DSM’s vast scientific knowledge will help manufacturers achieve faster product development, enhanced operational and cost efficiencies and, ultimately, increased profits.”

DSM’s steadfast commitment to global nutrition excellence is exemplified by its Quality for Life™ seal. Quality is a constant running through every operational phase, from product conception to manufacturing to after-sales support. The company’s dedication to the highest quality standards and safety controls establish the global benchmark for the industry.