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Kemin Industries CEO talks Iowa in Site Selection Magazine

April 26, 2016

With its North American headquarters in Des Moines, Kemin Industries is a global manufacturer of specialty ingredients that advance the health and nutrition of humans and animals. The CEO of Kemin, Dr. Chris Nelson, recently spoke with Site Selection magazine, and said the following about his company’s June 2015 expansion in Iowa:

“As lofty as our goals are and as technically complex our research and related science is, our success comes down to relationships — starting here at home. We could not have made this commitment without the help of the City of Des Moines, Polk County, the State of Iowa, and of course, our employees” – Dr. Chris Nelson, CEO, Kemin Industries

Iowa is known for its friendly business climate and low cost of doing business. For more information on doing business in Iowa, contact the Iowa Economic Development Authority at



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