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Our Davenport, Iowa Factory

Davenport is home to our largest factory with 75 buildings on the campus and over 400 employees – many of us who have remained part of the Nestlé Purina Family for decades.

Our Management Development Program was established at this location over 30 years ago. Thanks to its success, it is was implemented at three other Nestlé Purina factories in the Midwest. Many of our current associates and leaders of the organization started their career along this path, like our Vice President of Manufacturing. As a long-standing program in the company, it has evolved to continue developing new talent into the future business leaders of Nestlé.

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Dry Factory

Factory Facts

1927  Factory opening

400+ Employees

806k sq. ft. factory space

Largest pet food manufacturing facility in the U.S.

Purina workers at the factory in Davenport, IA.

Brands Produced
Alpo Beneful Cat Chow Dog Chow Friskies Kit & Kaboodle Purina One

34% of factory population = tenure of 10+years

59% of factory population = tenured 2-15 years

6% of factory population = tenure of 30+ years

1.9% of factory population = tenure of 40+ years

Plant image of Davenport, IA factory.

Meet Bryan C.

What makes working in manufacturing at Nestlé Purina different from other companies? The care and quality that goes in to every single product. All employees here in Davenport play a role in quality and product safety. Also, the way Nestlé Purina treats its employees is another big difference between other manufacturing companies, in my opinion.

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Purina employee Bryan C. with his golden retriever.
Icon of magnifying glass on wheat, demonstrating close quality inspections. 35,000 quality checks across all of our factories in a typical 24-hour production cycle
Icon of the USA. 99% of our pet food products sold in the U.S. are made in our U.S. factories, including Davenport, IA
Icon of factory and recycle sign demonstrating the use of renewable energy at Purina factories. 24% of electricity used in our manufacturing facilities comes from renewable energy

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