NE Gov. Ricketts, Novozymes unveil $36M investment in Blair
Today, less than five years after Novozymes opened a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in Blair, NE, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the company has selected the site for its most recent expansion efforts in North America.
The new $36 million investment in the facility, which produces enzymes for renewable fuels, will increase the plant’s capacity to meet growing needs within the bioscience industry and global biofuels market.
Novozymes has hired more than 100 local contractors to install additional production equipment and water cooling units at the facility, where work is currently underway. Additionally, the facility currently has 115 full-time employees.
Read more about the expansion in Governor Ricketts’ official announcement.
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