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Bayer CropScience unveils renovated packaging facility

Nov. 13, 2014 - Bayer CropScience today unveiled improvements to its formulation, filling and packaging emulsifiable concentrate facility in Regina, Sask.

According to a news release, Bayer spent $6.5 million upgrading the facility with new state-of-the-art fill and pack lines designed to increase capacity, flexibility and efficiency for future growth opportunities.

The facility was originally built in the early 1980s, and plans for the renovations started in early 2011. Today, the Regina site is 161,000 sq. ft., covering 11.6 acres, producing 30 million litres annually across 40 products, including 8.1 mkgs of treated seeds.

The facility employs over 140 full time and seasonal employees, and is ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and AWSA/CropLife Certified.