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Diamond V Growth Continues

New Worldwide Headquarters, Plant Expansion

Cedar Rapids, IA, USA (June 27, 2011) … Growth of Diamond V, the global leader in fermentation technology for livestock and aqua, continues with the construction of a new worldwide headquarters and expansion of its second, recently constructed, manufacturing plant.

“Our continued growth results from a singular focus on microbial fermentation technology, really understanding the technology, and being the best at using it in the world,” says John Bloomhall, President and CEO of Diamond V. “We utilize our science, research and expertise in fermentation technology to develop all-natural nutrition and health solutions. Since 1943, Diamond V has developed products that deliver results: science, technology and innovation you can trust.”

Groundbreaking occurred recently for a new, $4.5 million (3,16 million Euro), 17,000 square-foot (1,520 sq. meter), worldwide headquarters in Cedar Rapids, IA, USA. It is scheduled to open in July 2012. The new headquarters will support a 65 percent increase in administrative, technical service and sales support personnel and provide additional space for training and client meetings. The planned new high-technology headquarters is being located on the 77-acre (30.8-hectare) Diamond V campus in Cedar Rapids. The campus also contains a recently constructed manufacturing plant and ample room for expansion.

The campus’ manufacturing plant is undergoing a $12.5 million (8,78 million Euro) expansion for a production capacity increase of 40 percent. The expansion enables Diamond V to excel with industry-best customer service while keeping pace with growing product demand in the United States and worldwide.

About Diamond V

Diamond V, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA, is the world’s leading supplier of microbial fermentation products used to optimize digestive function and nutrition key to animal and aqua health, productivity, efficiency and profitability. A commitment to innovation, technology and quality has earned Diamond V a global reputation of trust and reliability within the animal feed industry. For more information contact Diamond V at 800-373-7234 or on the Web at