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Reverdia and Protea Chemicals to Distribute Biosuccinium™ in Africa and Australia

Published on 2015-12-18. Author : SpecialChem

Reverdia and Protea Chemicals, a division of Omnia, are announcing an exclusive strategic collaboration agreement to distribute Biosuccinium™ in Africa and Australia, as well as for potential investment in and off-take from future Biosuccinium™ plants. The two companies will work closely together to develop the African and Australian markets for bio-succinic acid.

Reverdia and Omnia Sign Strategic Collaboration Agreement
Fig. 1: Reverdia and Omnia Sign Strategic Collaboration Agreement

“Concluding this collaboration agreement with Protea Chemicals further develops Reverdia’s market globally. Protea Chemicals is a reputable and experienced chemical manufacturer and distributor in the African and Australian regions”, says Marcel Lubben, President, Reverdia. “Working in partnership is essential to mainstreaming the use of biomaterials and will enable consumers locally to develop downstream materials and application,” he added.

“Developing our portfolio of bio-based solutions is a priority for Protea Chemicals. With the addition of Biosuccinium™, we can offer the leading bio-succinic acid to our customers in the biopolymers, polyurethanes and coatings sectors to make their products truly sustainable”, says Jehiel Lawrence, Head of Business Management, Protea Chemicals.

About Reverdia

Reverdia is a joint venture between Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, and Roquette Frères, the global starch and starch-derivatives company. Reverdia is dedicated to be the global leader in the market for sustainable succinic acid, focusing on market development by establishing partnerships with direct and indirect customers, building on customer needs and Reverdia’s strengths

About Protea Chemicals

Protea Chemicals competes in almost every sector of the chemical distribution market, including personal care and cosmetics, food and beverages, water treatment, engineering, paints and inks, textiles, plastics, rubber, chemical manufacturing and formulation, petroleum and lubrication, packaging and paper, pharmaceuticals and healthcare and animal feeds.

Source: Reverdia

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