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|INGREDION CELEBRATES EXPANSION OF GLOBAL R&D CENTER IN BRIDGEWATER, N.J.|
WESTCHESTER, Ill., Nov. 5, 2013 - Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, today celebrated the expansion of the Company's global R&D facility in Bridgewater, N.J. Ingredion chairman, president and CEO, Ilene Gordon, was joined by the Honorable Dan Hayes, Bridgewater mayor, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
"This expansion is part of our overall strategic plan to expand our product portfolio with innovative ingredient solutions that are on trend and in demand," Gordon said. "We are proud of our longstanding presence in Bridgewater and look forward to more productive years here," Gordon added.
"We appreciate Ingredion's continued commitment to Bridgewater, which is reinforced with this expansion. They are good neighbors and their presence contributes positively to the local economy," said Bridgewater Mayor, Dan Hayes.
The expansion includes three new labs that will focus on the development of sweeteners and adds 12 full-time and 12 part-time employees. Close to 300 employees work at Ingredion's facility in Bridgewater.
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Pictured left to right, Bridgewater Mayor Dan Hayes, Ingredion CEO Ilene Gordon and Tony DeLio, Ingredion VP of Global Innovation.