Avure Technologies established a state-of-the-art high-pressure processing (HPP) food research lab and global headquarters in Erlanger, Ky. The $3 million facility Avure food lab and new HQsis expected to create 16 jobs.

Avure’s facility on Airport Exchange Boulevard will serve as the company’s global headquarters and as a world-class HPP food research lab and customer service center. The company chose to relocate its food lab and headquarters to Erlanger to be closer to its equipment manufacturing location in Ohio.

“Northern Kentucky is a great location and a very business-friendly environment,” says Jeff Williams, chief executive officer. “This site will enable us to work efficiently with our food manufacturers to develop products that satisfy consumer demand for more natural foods without artificial additives.”