BEIJING, July 2 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yongye International, Inc. (Nasdaq: YONG), ("Yongye" or the "Company") a leading manufacturer, developer and distributor of "Shengmingsu" brand plant and animal nutrient products in China, today announced that the Company has successfully increased the annual production capacity of its existing plant nutrient production line from 10,000 tons to 15,000 tons. Yongye's current production facilities are located in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia.
Prior to the expansion, Yongye's plant nutrient production capacity consisted of 10,000 tons per annum production line which had been running at full capacity in order to support the company's rapid sales growth. Since the beginning of 2010, the Company has been streamlining the production process on the existing production line to enhance the manufacturing efficiency and output. Through redesigned workflow and an upgrade on the existing manufacturing equipment, the expansion was successfully completed and resulted in increasing annual production capacity of plant nutrient product by 50% from 10,000 tons to 15,000 tons. The upgraded production line is realizing full production capacity utilization rate.
Yongye is also in the process of completing the acquisition of the
distribution network in Hebei province, which is comprised of a customer list
of all county-level distributors who sell the Company's Shengmingsu plant and
animal nutrient products to over 2,700 independently-owned Yongye branded
stores located in the province. After the acquisition, the Hebei provincial
level distributor, who used to h
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