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MORINAGA AMERICA FOODS, INC. Breaks Ground on $48M Manufacturing Facility

June 05, 2014

Officials perform traditional ground breaking ceremony at the site of MORINAGA AMERICA FOODS, INC.’s new US manufacturing facility in the City of Mebane, NC.

On June 5, 2014, MORINAGA AMERICA FOODS, INC. (MAFI) held a traditional ground breaking ceremony on their $48M manufacturing facility in the City of Mebane, NC, USA.
This ceremony marks MORINAGA’s first production facility outside of Asia and it will produce their popular candy “Hi-Chew.” The facility is projected to be completed during the second quarter of 2015 and operations are anticipated to begin in July of 2015. 
InSpec Group has fully committed to supporting MORINAGA AMERICA FOODS, INC.’s successful operations in the USA by performing the feasibility study, engineering, procurement, and construction services. 
The Honorable Pat McCrory, Governor, 
State of North Carolina
Mr. Gota Morinaga, Chairman, 
The Honorable Kazuo Sunaga, 
Consulate-General of Japan in Atlanta
Mr. Barry Jacobs, Chairman, 
Orange County Board of Commissioners
The Honorable Glendel Stephenson,
Mayor, City of Mebane
Mr. Toshiaki Fukunaga, President,



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