Avatar Corporation Announces Official Launch of Rail Services at Company’s University Park Plant
Avatar is pleased to announce the official launch of Avatar Corporation, Gateway Industrial Railroad, LLC as of December 2018. As part of this new infrastructure, The Company upgraded its lead and spur track to provide direct rail service to the University Park, IL facility to support Avatar's growth initiatives.
Along with supporting Avatar’s supply chain and customer needs by directly being able to source and service our customer’s needs via rail, the new infrastructure will also allow Avatar to provide railcar storage and rail transfer and terminal services to support businesses or manufacturers who want to service their customers in the greater Chicagoland area. An additional part of the infrastructure upgrades was the installation of an 80-foot truck scale to facilitate convenient and efficient documentation of incoming and outgoing products to and from of the facility.
About Avatar Corporation
Founded in 1982, Avatar Corporation is a manufacturer of products for the food, pharma and personal care industries and operates under current cGMP standards. Avatar’s University Park facility is certified by the following:
- GFSI Certification : SQF Level 3 Food Safety Code for Manufacturing, Quality, Edition 8.0
- FDA Registered : Food Facility
- FDA Registered : API / Excipient Drug Establishment with Permanent Drug Registration Number
For additional information on our products and services, call (800) 255-3181 or visit www.avatarcorp.com.