WHITE MARSH, MD. – TIC Gums on Nov. 18 opened a manufacturing plant in Guangzhou, China, that will help the company meet demand for texture and stability systems within the food and beverage industry. The plant will serve as the Asia Pacific regional headquarters for TIC Gums.

“Manufacturing in China allows us to meet our expectations of high service levels to our customers there and in the surrounding region,” said Greg Andon, president of TIC Gums. “Customers will enjoy shorter lead times and overall faster responsiveness, which are very important to our customer experience. TIC Gums’ Guangzhou location is ideal for servicing both China as well as the rest of Asia.”