Global leader in breastfeeding accessories makes largest
investment in corporate history to develop new 89,000 square foot
facility in Izmir, Turkey
ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lansinoh Laboratories, the market leader in breastfeeding accessories,
announced plans to build a new R&D and manufacturing facility in the
Free Trade Zone in Izmir, Turkey.
This project has been in the planning stages for more than a year and
represents the company’s largest investment since its inception in 1984.
The 89,000 sq. ft. (8,244 sq. meters) facility is expected to open in
January 2017 and will employ more than 80 people. It will be home to a
world class Research & Development center focused on new product
innovation and continued improvement to existing products. The
manufacturing facility will produce a variety of Lansinoh products,
including breast pumps, specialty bottles and nipples designed for
breastfed babies, and other breastfeeding accessories. The company
expects the facility to produce more than 10 million items per year.
“We are delighted to enter this new chapter in Lansinoh history,” said
Kevin Vyse-Peacock, CEO, Lansinoh Laboratories. “Since we opened our
doors in 1984, Lansinoh has helped millions of moms and babies around
the world by providing innovative breastfeeding products that help them
start and continue nursing. Expanding our operations in Turkey is a
natural next step as Lansinoh grows geographically and as consumer and
healthcare provider appreciation for the benefits of breastfeeding
accelerates. Our new facility in Izmir will enable us to continue
developing and delivering high quality products that help mothers around
the world meet their breastfeeding goals.”
Lansinoh will break ground and begin construction in October 2015.
ABOUT LANSINOH LABORATORIES INC.
Founded by a breastfeeding mom, Lansinoh has been committed to helping
moms succeed in breastfeeding for over 30 years. Famous for its
award-winning cornerstone product, HPA® Lanolin, today Lansinoh is a
leader in breastfeeding accessories and available in nearly 60
countries. Since 2004, Lansinoh has been a wholly owned subsidiary of
Pigeon Corporation. For more information, please visit www.lansinoh.com,
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