To mark its 100 years of doing business worldwide, The Clorox Company recently completed a $2 million upgrade and expansion project at its manufacturing plant in Caguas.
During a walk-through of the facilities Thursday, company officials said remodeling project integrated eco-friendly measures, including installing high-efficiency lighting with motion sensors to make more efficient use of power throughout the plant, installing special windows and high-efficiency hand dryers to reduce paper use.
The plan also included rebooting the recycling program and cutting down waste at the offices and the manufacturing plant.
Furthermore, the investment also includes renovating offices and increasing capacity at its manufacturing and warehouse areas, expanding the structure with an additional 2,350 square feet of space at the Caguas plant, which has been in operation for 36 years.
“It gives us great joy to effect these changes that allow us to reaffirm our commitment to the economic development of Puerto Rico, providing more than 80 jobs to the community,” said Chuck McCallum, general manager of The Clorox Company in Puerto Rico. “We’re here, and now back better than ever in renovated facilities and with strict quality controls to offer Puerto Rican families the best home cleaning products.”
The production line at the Caguas plant includes Clorox Liquid Bleach, Lestoil and its varieties, Mistolin, Clorox and its fragrance varieties, Clorox Color and Clorox Intense White cleaning goods. Many of the products sold carry the “Made in Puerto Rico” seal, certifying that they are made locally.