Intralox has opened the Center of Excellence for Food Safety and Hygiene in Grand Rapids, MI. This is Intralox’s 11th facility worldwide.

Led by general manager Jeff Batchelder, the Grand Rapids location will house research and development, a test lab, and training facilities focused on product development to improve food safety qualit.

“We will develop training materials as well as labs and show rooms so our global customers can come and learn first-hand the value of ThermoDrive technology,” says Batchelder. “Our goal is to work side by side with our food manufacturing partners to optimize our unique food safe technology.”

Intralox president and general manager Edel Banks says, “We have a truly world-class team of specialists providing extraordinary value to our customers in sanitation and food safety. Food safety is a critical issue for customers, and we are committed to providing state of the art food safety solutions and services.”