Behind the walls of Amlan International research centers, innovation is churning out new discoveries from ancient minerals. Those new discoveries are creating sustainable solutions to help meet consumer demand and preferences.
Featured in the August 30, 2020, episode of “Built in America: INNOVATION NATION” on the Fox Business Network, Amlan International took viewers behind the scenes at Amlan International to learn more about the company’s extensive commitment to mineral and animal health research. You can see the episode here.
The episode showcases how Amlan’s unique mineral-based formulations are used in a wide variety of products including livestock feed. In the episode, Dr. Hongyu Xue, Amlan’s Director of Life Sciences, explains how Varium, a formulated natural feed additive, helps chicken flocks remain healthy and can protect against bacterial diseases. Amlan International technical research manager Dr. San Ching, Microbiologists Dr. Dongping Wang and Dr. Shalaka Shinde, and Vice President of New Technologies Dr. Marc Herpfer give viewers an easy-to-understand explanation of how and why the mineral-based technology helps protect animal health.
Industry leaders were also interviewed for the episode. Dr. Glauber Sartori Maier, Nutricionista Animal at Coasul Cooperativa Agroindustrial (Brazil) explains why his company added a natural, antibiotic-alternative to their poultry production operations. Content Director Terrence O’Keefe, WATT Global Media, expands on the global influences that have contributed to the increase in antibiotic-free poultry production.
Throughout the episode, viewers will find a new appreciation for how minerals impact their daily life. “The safety and integrity of our global food supply have never been more important,” says Flemming L. Mahs, President of Amlan International. “The recent COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth several questions surrounding food safety and food security. We are proud to share how our products are helping to address food supply challenges while also meeting consumer preferences on a global scale.”
Only the top, world-renowned companies are selected to be featured in episodes of “INNOVATION NATION,” created by executive producer Rachel Mitchell of Elevate Media Productions LLC. The award-winning host John McCalmont leads viewers on a journey to find out how companies are succeeding in a sustainable way.
In the episode, viewers see how Amlan International and Oil-Dri Corporation of America have created novel solutions for customers worldwide, starting with Oil-Dri’s first oil-absorbing product developed by founder Nick Jaffee in 1941 to prevent people from slipping on garage floors.
Daniel Jaffee, President and CEO of Oil-Dri and grandson of Nick Jaffee, shares the commitment the company has to creating new solutions from sorbent minerals. “My dad and I believed that minerals found deep in the earth would help us create new solutions. We are finally seeing the benefits that Mother Nature holds being used in a way that brings even greater value to our communities and across the globe.”
Watch the full episode below:
Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC), a Delaware corporation doing business as “Amlan International,” is a global leader in proven solutions that improve the intestinal health and productivity of livestock. Amlan has grown its product offering across the intestinal health and AGP-alternative market, driven largely by the research conducted at its laboratory campus in Vernon Hills, Illinois. Flemming L. Mahs is President of Amlan International, a subsidiary of Oil-Dri Corporation of America.
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