Sanders - Morley Candy Makers recently acquired approximately five acres of property located directly next to its corporate headquarters and chocolate factory in Clinton Township, Michigan
Sanders announces major land purchase in Clinton Township
Clinton Township, Mich., December 27, 2017 – Sanders and Morley Candy Makers, Inc. announced today that the company recently acquired approximately five acres of property located directly next to its corporate headquarters and chocolate factory in Clinton Township, Michigan. .
“Metro Detroit is our home so we are committed to investing in the area and providing more job opportunities,” said Ron Rapson, President of Sanders and Morley Candy Makers. “With this land being so close to our existing property, we decided the best strategic decision was to make the purchase.”
The property provides Sanders with ample opportunity for much needed expansion as the company continues to experience rapid growth. The chocolate and baked goods manufacturer is still weighing its option on how it will use the land.
Sanders & Morley Candy Makers has been a long-standing member of the Metropolitan Detroit community with some of its current employees working with the company for more than forty years.
“This land can be used in a variety of ways to benefit our operations,” said Rapson. “Our team is working to make careful considerations on how to best use it taking into account both the current and future needs of our growing business.”
The property purchase comes after Sanders spent the last three years investing several million dollars back into its manufacturing and operations. The company completed an extensive remodel of its flagship Chocolate & Ice Cream Shoppe located inside its corporate headquarters in October 2017. Between 2014 and 2017, Sanders has also added three new production lines, gained a 50,000-square foot distribution center, employed a new cloud-based ERP system and launched a new website using the latest Magento 2 Platform technology.
“It’s an exciting time to be part of this iconic brand as we embark on our next 142 years,” Rapson said. “We look forward to taking on even more opportunities and further growing our team in the future.”
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About Sanders:Sanders is a classic national brand featuring premium chocolates, dessert toppings and baked goods using original recipes dating as far back as 1875. Started by Fred Sanders in Detroit, Michigan, the brand is now owned by Morley Candy Makers, Inc., with its own rich history dating back to 1919. Sanders products can be found in multiple retailers across the United States, at Sanders Chocolate & Ice Cream Shoppes in Michigan, or online at www.sanderscandy.com.