Synergy expands HQ to focus on sustainability
WAUCONDA -- Synergy Flavors recently completed an expansion project at its U.S. headquarters and Innovation Center. The new addition is a 2-story, 38,000 square foot office building along with the remodeling of existing facilities, embodies the company's approach to sustainability, which is reflected in all areas of the business.
The element of energy efficiency was a top priority and achieved through material and equipment choices while adhering to strict operational guidelines and procedures. Other environmentally friendly initiatives were also implemented, such as the installation of solar panels on the roof, the use of native prairie-style species in the landscaping, and the addition of bike racks and fuel-efficient preferred parking spaces.
By creating a new entrance plaza, an outdoor patio, expanding the fitness center and incorporating a new cafe; the goal was to enhance the overall campus experience through a wide range of unique amenities. The project also included the addition of a new sensory training room and the renovation and expansion of the quality control lab.