ChemPoint Expands Strategic Relationship with Stepan Lipid Nutrition in Europe
Maastricht, The Netherlands – May 9, 2017 – ChemPoint EMEA, B.V., (ChemPoint), a subsidiary of Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR)(“Univar”) and leader in the marketing, sales, and distribution of specialty and fine ingredients, has expanded its strategic marketing relationship with the Stepan Lipid Nutrition unit of Stepan Company (Stepan) for the food, beverage and dietary supplement markets. Effective May 1, 2017, ChemPoint will provide marketing, sales, order fulfillment and formulation support for Stepan’s patented specialty nutritional products to customers in the Benelux, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Nordics and Eastern Europe.
ChemPoint has already successfully partnered with Stepan Lipid Nutrition in the United States, offering Stepan’s full range of specialty nutritional products in the North American market.
“We are confident that the further development of our relationship with ChemPoint will result in expanded services that favorably benefit our customers throughout Europe,” said Bob Peacock, Vice President & General Manager, Specialty Products at Stepan Company.
Stepan Lipid Nutrition's product portfolio of branded specialty ingredients enables manufacturers to add value and nutritional enhancements to multiple consumer products. Marinol® is a line of naturally concentrated Omega-3 oils. NEOBEE® are plant-sourced MCTs, which are RSPO Mass Balance Certified. CLARINOL® CLA is clinically proven to help increase lean muscle mass and decrease body fat. With decades of experience in applications and processes, Stepan Lipid Nutrition provides complete solutions that meet the ultimate compliance standards for regulatory, quality and safety requirements.
“The expansion of our strategic relationship with Stepan Lipid Nutrition on their specialty nutritional oils from North America into Europe is a strong testament to ChemPoint’s global capabilities and reach into the various segments of the Nutrition market,” said Dennis Schmeits, ChemPoint’s EMEA Regional Business Director. “We are excited to now also offer these technically advanced products from Stepan, coupled with ChemPoint’s tailored services and formulation support, to customers in the food, beverage and dietary supplement markets in Europe.”
To purchase, request a sample, or obtain additional information on Stepan’s innovative nutritional products, please contact the ChemPoint Nutrition team: +31.43.711.0100; fax +31.43.711.0282; e-mail NutritionEMEA@chempoint.com; or online www.chempoint.com.
ChemPoint, a subsidiary of Univar Inc., is a unique distribution business that provides marketing and sales services for specialty and fine chemicals in North America and EMEA. The company engages in exclusive product line relationships with premier manufacturers, providing tailored solutions to more than 90 supplier partners and over 200 product lines globally. For more information, please visit www.chempoint.com.
About Univar Inc.
Founded in 1924, Univar (NYSE: UNVR) is a global chemical and ingredients distributor and provider of value-added services, working with leading suppliers worldwide. Supported by a comprehensive team of sales and technical professionals with deep specialty and market expertise, Univar operates hundreds of distribution facilities throughout North America, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Univar delivers tailored customer solutions through a broad product and services portfolio sustained by one of the most extensive industry distribution networks in the world. For more information, visit www.univar.com.
About Stepan Lipid Nutrition
Stepan Lipid Nutrition is a global leader in the production and supply of scientifically studied, naturally derived lipid ingredients used in nutritional products. Stepan's products improve nutritional health in various markets including sports nutrition, weight management, clinical and infant nutrition. For more information about Stepan Lipid Nutrition please visit the company online at www.lipidnutrition.com.