Orlando, Florida – 2020 – Ravago Chemicals North America (RCNA) is proud to announce the recent partnership with Valtris Specialty Chemicals, a market-leading producer in metal stearates and specialty additives. RCNA will distribute the Valtris materials under its existing product portfolio for the Food, Nutraceutical & Pharmaceutical (FNP), and Personal Care segments within the Life Ingredients Division. This partnership will help both companies to better service, supply and distribute specialty additives to diverse industries across the United States.
“We are excited for the opportunity to expand our relationship with Valtris into the FNP and Personal Care Segments. The combination of superior quality products produced by Valtris along with our complimentary line card, is aligned with RCNA’s solution based strategy for supporting our customers’ needs and business development.”
– Hector Rodriguez
VP Business Segments & Strategy, RCNA
The partnership comes at a time when the global metallic stearate market is expanding and growing. In 2017 it was projected to be almost $4 billion and is forecast to surpass $7 billion by 2024. The first phase of the new initiative between the two companies will see Valtris added to RCNA’s multi-faceted Life Ingredients line card. Among the many specialty chemicals and additives in their portfolio, Valtris produces metal stearates used as lubricating additives in various personal care, pharmaceutical, and plastic compounding applications. Their metallic stearates include magnesium, calcium, aluminum, zinc, barium, and lithium.
“We see the demonstrated value in the go-to-market strategy RCNA has in place for the Life Ingredient market segments. This partnership will allow our extensive metal stearate portfolio to be well represented in Personal Care, Pharma, Nutra and Food additive applications.”
– Jason Sanchez,
Global VP- Lubricants, Valtris
Valtris Specialty Chemicals has been a leading provider of specialty chemicals serving diverse industries for 75 years. Based out of Independence, Ohio, they have nine manufacturing sites worldwide. Their global presence and agility allow Valtris to offer an unmatched range of complementary products for the specific needs of a diverse customer base.
Ravago Chemicals represents market-leading specialty chemical and ingredient producers that allow us to deliver creative technical solutions along with the highest level of service to more than 15,000 active customers across more than 24 countries worldwide. We are a family company and place a high value on our long-standing relationships with our suppliers, customers, and our colleagues.
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