January 10, 2022
New particle processing equipment at AVEKA
AVEKA Group has installed new equipment at almost all the sites including a large spray dryer in Cresco, the addition of a waste handling system in Waukon, and a replacement ball mill in Woodbury.
August 23, 2023
New & Enhanced Material Characterization Services at AVEKA
We're thrilled to announce a significant upgrade to our characterization services: the integration of the state-of-the-art Discovery 250 Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) analyzer. With this powerful addition, we've elevated our material analysis game, offering you deeper insights into your materials'...
August 2, 2023
New Phone Number for AVEKA Nutra Processing
The NEW main phone number is now (563) 217-4646.
April 5, 2023
After more than 20 years of service at AVEKA, our Director of Quality and Corporate Stewardship, Bob Hendrickson, officially retired this past week. Bob made a significant impact in many areas of AVEKA and will be missed. We are pleased...
January 16, 2023
Spray Drying Services Available
AVEKA's extensive spray drying capabilities and experience serve multiple industries at all scales. AVEKA utilizes both tower and horizontal box dryers equipped with two-fluid and hydraulic spray nozzles to process a variety of aqueous systems. AVEKA’s full-service analytical laboratory allows for rapid process adjustments...
February 19-21st, 2024
Specialty & Custom Chemicals Trade Show
JW Marriot Nashville
Visit AVEKA at Booth #315
November 8, 2022
We invite you to our new, cGMP Certified Food Lab & Test Center in Woodbury, MN!
Develop your food ingredient products in AVEKA’s Certified Food Lab & Test Center at the company headquarters in Woodbury, MN. Work with AVEKA experts to create new products, optimize processes, or produce smaller pilot batches for your customers. View our...
November 8, 2022
New Dry Blending Suite at AVEKA Manufacturing
In January 2022, construction started on a new dry blending suite in Fredericksburg, IA. The new capability will help not only meet the current demands but also to be able to support other future projects in this new suite. Construction...
March 8, 2022
AVEKA CCE Fluid Bed Jet Milling Process in 3D
The AVEKA CCE Fluid Bed Jet Milling process incorporates dense phase micronization using turbulent-free jets of compressed air in combination with a high-efficiency, centrifugal air classifier for effective milling of chemicals, polymers, ceramics, and other friable materials. CHECK IT OUT
March 3, 2022
AVEKA CCE Technologies Featured in Made in Cottage Grove Video Series
Tony Nelson, site manager at CCE talks about jet milling & air classification and the unique advantages of working at an employee owned company! Take a look inside our particle processing plant located in Cottage Grove, Minnesota: CHECK IT OUT
December 15, 2021
Our Fredericksburg location celebrates 25 Years
AVEKA Manufacturing in Fredericksburg, Iowa celebrates 25 Years! What started in a former cheese processing plant has become one of the area’s finest contract manufacturing facilities. AVEKA Manufacturing specializes in spray drying, fluid bed drying, hammermilling, dry blending, particle coating,...
December 15, 2021
Cresco Food Technologies Celebrates 20 Years
AVEKA Cresco Food Technologies in Cresco, Iowa is celebrating 20 years in business under the AVEKA Group ownership! At this facility, AVEKA offers spray-drying, roll drying, prilling, liquid blending, and custom processing services. Many thanks to our customers and hardworking...
December 15, 2021
AVEKA's Environmental Sustainability Efforts
AVEKA Nutra Processing in Waukon, Iowa installed a NEW Waste-Water Treatment station. This new neutralizing system enables us to be better stewards to our community and further moves us towards our initiatives of being a more environmentally conscious company. [caption...
June 8, 2021
AVEKA Nutra Processing Announces the Completion of the new V-bottom Spray Dryer
AVEKA Group, is excited to announce the completion of the large-scale expansion to its AVEKA Nutra Processing facility in Waukon, Iowa. With five facilities and over 25 years of operation, AVEKA Group was feeling the strain of increased demand for its specialty...
November 20, 2020
Progress Continues on Cresco Food Technologies New Spray Dryer
Exciting progress out of Iowa as our Cresco Food Technologies plant installs our new spray dryer! This dryer is massive- measuring in at 50 feet wide by 21 feet deep and standing at 25 feet tall. That’s upwards of 95,000...
February 18, 2020
AVEKA Becomes Employee Owned
AVEKA GROUP ANNOUNCES THE FORMATION OF AN EMPLOYEE STOCK OWNERSHIP PLAN (ESOP) (Woodbury, Minnesota – February 18, 2020) – AVEKA Group, Inc., a contract manufacturing and research and development company, announced today that the company has become an S Corporation...
November 1, 2019
Willie Hendrickson Awarded Dow Particle Processing Recognition Award
Dr. Willie Hendrickson was incredibly proud to receive the Dow Particle Processing Recognition Award. He is receiving this award for the Promotion of Innovation and Novelty in Particle Technology and New Applications for Particle Technology Unit Operations to Solve Unique...
August 15, 2019
AVEKA Manufacturing Inc - 2019 Venture Award Recipient
We are excited to announce that AVEKA Manufacturing Inc has been awarded the Iowa Venture Award! We were chosen for our growth and leadership, along with our community spirit. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, December 5th during the...
August 7, 2019
AVEKA Featured in City of Woodbury Video
AVEKA is proud to represent the manufacturing industry in the City of Woodbury. Check it out!
June 14, 2013
Willie Hendrickson to be the next President of IFPRI
AVEKA's CEO/Founder, Willie Hendrickson has been elected to be the next President of IFPRI, International Fine Particles Research Institute. He will officially take the reins at the Annual Meeting which is being held June 14 - June 20, 2013 in Newark,...