Cerritos / CA. (thu) T. Hasegawa USA Inc. announces plans to open a 60,000-square-foot facility in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. in March 2022. The new facility will augment T. Hasegawa’s manufacturing resources in the U.S. market by 50 percent and expand the company’s capabilities in sweet flavor production and technology. While T. Hasegawa will continue operations from its U.S. corporate headquarters in Cerritos, Calif., the company will shift current manufacturing from its Southern California facility in Corona to the larger plant in Rancho Cucamonga.
«We have experienced organic growth in recent years and outgrown our original manufacturing facilities as we continue to expand our world-class food and beverage flavor development,» said Tom Damiano, CEO of T. Hasegawa USA, Inc. «The new Rancho Cucamonga location is significantly larger than our existing U.S. manufacturing facility in Cerritos and will serve as a platform for future growth.»
In addition to boosting the square footage dedicated to flavor manufacturing and expanding T. Hasegawa’s technical capabilities, the new facility will increase T. Hasegawa’s U.S.-based staff, with many new positions opening to service the production of food and beverage flavors.
«The expansive Rancho Cucamonga facility will increase our company headcount by more than 30 percent over the next five years,» added Damiano. «The positions we will be filling at our new plant are highly-skilled, well-paying jobs in manufacturing, R+D and other specialty areas. We’re committed to developing a world-class team that will continue our rapid growth in the U.S. market.»