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Global Food Ingredients Supplier Selects ChemPoint.com as New Distributor

November 19, 2007
ChemPoint
BELLEVUE, Washington, November 19, 2007 -- ChemPoint.com, a leading internet-enabled distributor of fine and specialty chemicals, has been named a distributor of Stepan Company’s NEOBEE® and WECOBEE® Triglycerides because of ChemPoint’s proven ability to deliver high-quality technical support along with personalized customer service.
 
"ChemPoint was selected because of their targeted marketing and sales approach,” says Jim Butterwick, Director of Food and Health Specialties at Stepan. “This new distribution arrangement with ChemPoint will provide us with strong sales coverage, particularly in the Midwest."
 
Stepan is a leading worldwide supplier of Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs). NEOBEE® MCTs are derived by esterifying glycerol with mixtures of caprylic (C:8) and capric (C:10) fatty acids which are fractionated from coconut or palm kernel oils. The unique metabolic and functional properties of NEOBEE® MCTs make them versatile ingredients in numerous pharmaceutical, flavor and food applications. WECOBEE® Triglycerides are derived from edible vegetable oils and commonly used as pharmaceutical excipients.
 
"This new distribution arrangement is significant as we continue to expand our supplier base in the food and pharmaceutical industries,” says Joe Stanaway, Business Director of Chemical Formulating at ChemPoint. “Our unique marketing and sales process, and proven record in this industry, enables us to deliver superior technical support and service to Stepan MCT customers. We are honored that Stepan chose ChemPoint, and look forward to growing the relationship."
 
Stepan NEOBEES® and WECOBEE® Triglycerides customers can continue to expect the quality, personal service they have always received. Customers can purchase products directly from ChemPoint via telephone, fax, e-mail, or online, and can contact ChemPoint by e-mailing www.ChemPoint.com, calling 800-485-9569, faxing 425-378-8675, or visiting ChemPoint.com.