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Royal Canin, a Mars Petcare brand, is expanding its Lebanon facility in Tennessee to help ramp up its manufacturing capabilities of the Royal Canin and Eukanuba health and nutrition product lines, according to officials. Cecile Coutens, Royal Canin’s regional president, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Bob Rolfe, department of economic and community development commissioner made the announcement in mid-March.

“Our commitment at Royal Canin is to transform the health of cats and dogs through individualized nutrition, in partnership with pet professionals,” Coutens said. “We have experienced tremendous growth, and the expansion at our Tennessee site confirms our commitment to meet the needs of the growing number of pets we serve. We are industry leaders in pet health and we have a responsibility to our pets, our pet owners, our associates and the pet professionals and communities we serve. We are beyond excited about our investment in our Lebanon site.”

The project represents a more than $200 million investment, and will add more than 90 jobs, according to officials.

The facility expansion is scheduled to be completed in 2022.

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