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Givaudan Landing Page

Welcome to
our Zurich Innovation Centre

We are delighted with your visit and we want to do everything possible to make sure you have a great experience during your stay. Below you will find useful information in preparation of your visit. In case you need any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us by calling +41 44 824 2424 (our reception desk) or send an email to kemptthal.reception@givaudan.com.

  

Logistics

Our site in Kemptthal is situated between Zurich and Winterthur and is easy to reach by car or public transport.
 

Address Givaudan Schweiz AG
Kemptpark 50
8310 Kemptthal
Switzerland

By public transport

www.sbb.ch
To: Kemptthal or Grafstal, Unterdorf

By car

  
Roadmap to the Zurich Innovation Centre

The entrance for taxis and visitors is on the right in front of the Innovation Centre
The staff entrance is on the left through the underpass after the Innovation Centre

Parking

A limited number of parking spaces is available on the site. Access to the car parks is through a barrier with registration-plate recognition and a badge reader. Visitors can report at the barrier using the intercom. Guests of the Innovation Centre can reach it via the ramp. Guests of the Business Centre can reach it via the lift or the stairs.

By taxi

Taxi access is via Pfäffikerstrasse. Passengers may be dropped off at the reception of either the Innovation Centre or the Business Centre.

Delivery address:

Givaudan Schweiz AG
Kemptpark 50
8310 Kemptthal
Switzerland

Access to the delivery entrance behind the Innovation Centre is via Pfäffikerstrasse

By train The Kemptthal train station is located at the north end of "The Valley". When you exit the train station you find yourself near building "Kemptpark 1" which houses the coffee shop "Café Julius by Voland". Next to the coffee shop you find a map of the "The Valley". The Givaudan Innovation Centre is at the south end of The Valley, walking distance of ca 10 minutes. Proceed towards the South Valley and you will see ahead the Givaudan logo on building Kemptpark 40, our Business Centre. Walk past the Business Centre towards the grey brick building, Kemptpark 50, the Givaudan Innovation Centre.

Building entrances and access

The Givaudan buildings each have a central entrance on Fabrikstrasse. The Innovation Centre and Business Centre may be accessed via the main entrance using a badge. Employees and visitors must carry their badge visibly at all times.

Contact us

T +41 44 824 2424
E kemptthal.reception@givaudan.com

Monday through Friday 07:00-17:00 CET (Innovation Centre, main reception)
Monday through Friday 07:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00 (Business Centre)

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Safety rules

The term ‘safety’ covers a variety of aspects, such as occupational health and safety, product safety, building security, etc. To safeguard occupational health and safety at the Innovation Centre, the work areas are divided into zones. All employees and visitors are obliged to wear the personal protective equipment (PPE) prescribed for each zone.
 

Safety zones

Correct and mandatory PPE

White zone
  • No PPE required

  • Protective gloves are forbidden

Green zone
  • Lab coats must be worn

  • Closed, flat shoes

Yellow zone
  • Lab coats must be worn

  • Closed, flat shoes

  • Protective goggles and protective gloves when handling chemicals and hazardous substances (GHS symbols)

Red zone
  • Lab coats must be worn

  • Closed, flat shoes

  • Hairnets must be worn

  • Protective goggles

  • Protective gloves when handling chemicals and hazardous substances (GHS symbols)

Blue zone
  • Lab coats or white Givaudan work clothes

  • Safety shoes

  • Hairnets must be worn

  • Protective goggles and protective gloves when handling chemicals and hazardous substances (GHS symbols)

  • Protective goggles and bump caps for spray towers, granulators, etc.

Detailed hygiene regulations apply in all areas in which food is prepared, processed or handled. The local and regional guidelines contain detailed provisions on hygiene, as does the FDHA’s Hygiene Ordinance. To guarantee hygiene in the application labs, the work areas are divided into hygiene zones. The hygiene regulations laid down for each zone apply to not only lab personnel, but also visitors (both internal and external) and maintenance and cleaning staff.

Visitors must be accompanied by Givaudan employees.

Hygiene zones

Regulations

Zone 1
(green zone)
  • Lab coats must be worn

  • Wash hands regularly

  • Eating and drinking are forbidden

  • Containers may not be opened

Zone 2
(yellow zone)
  • Lab coats must be worn

  • Hairnets must be worn

  • Wash hands regularly

  • Eating and drinking is forbidden, tasting is permitted

Zone 3
(red zone)
  • Warning: Open manipulation of food products

  • Lab coats or white Givaudan work clothes must be worn

  • Hairnets must be worn

  • Wash hands regularly

  • Eating and drinking is forbidden, tasting is permitted

Watch the safety video
 

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