Green Biologics Selects Caldic as its EU Distribution Partner


Green Biologics, Inc. has announced a distribution agreement with global distributor Caldic B.V., headquartered in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Caldic will distribute Green Biologics’ bio-based, high purity chemicals, including n-butanol, acetone, and other associated products to customers in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East for a variety of key markets. The markets include coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers; household, industrial, and institutional cleaners; personal care intermediates; food ingredients; and energy chemicals.

“Caldic is an outstanding partner for Green Biologics,” said Timothy G. Staub, global vice president of Business Development for Green Biologics. “Its customer focus and value-added services such as logistics capabilities, bulk storage facilities, and deep knowledge of high-value markets and customers, along with a critical presence both in key markets and geographies, makes Caldic critical to our EU launch.”

According to the company, Green Biologics is in the process of starting its first commercial production facility for renewable n-butanol and acetone in Little Falls, Minn., and aims to begin commercial shipments to customers by late 2016.