Diamond V's second manufacturing facility will celebrate its grand opening on September 15. The plant is located on 77 acres at 2575 60th Ave. SW in the industrial corridor of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The Honorable Chet Culver, Governor of Iowa and the Honorable Kay Holloran, Mayor of Cedar Rapids, will preside over the official ribbon cutting ceremony at 3 pm.

The $25 million facility boasts automated control systems to monitor incoming raw ingredients and process control practices, and state-of-the-art drying systems.

The facility is holds the Iowa Department of Agriculture Feed Manufacturer License, Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals Food Grade Manufacturing License and APVMA GMP License. It is certified by AFIA Safe Feed Safe Food, FCI HACCP and Dutch GMP-Plus (B2).