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Lipids by ABITEC Corporation to enter Canadian market with Univar Canada partnership

By Adi Menayang contact

- Last updated on GMT

Getty Images / Kagenmi
Getty Images / Kagenmi
Ohio-based ABITEC Corporation has entered a multi-year agreement with distribution partner Univar Canada, a subsidiary of the Illinois-based Univar Inc., to promote and sell its specialty lipid products in Canada’s nutraceutical and pharmaceutical markets.

“We are excited to partner with ABITEC and further enhance our portfolio of highly-functional ingredients for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries,”​ said Willy St. Cyr, vice president, product and industry development at Univar.

“ABITEC’s superior product portfolio, coupled with Univar’s technical expertise, will help to provide next generation solutions to our customers for the most complex formulating challenges of today.” 

Dr. John Tillotson, Technical Business Director at ABITEC, commented: “ABITEC is pleased to embark on this partnership with UNIVAR to market and distribute ABITEC’s highly-functional line of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical excipients throughout Canada.

“UNIVAR has a long-standing reputation for their strong capabilities in the technical distribution of highly-functional products in the market, and this relationship offers strong support for ABITEC’s business and growth in Canada.”

ABITEC’s specialty lipids include CAPMUL, CAPTEX, CAPROL, ACCONON, STEROTEX, NUTRI SPERSE, HYRDO-KOTE and PURECO and can be used for a variety of applications, including pharmaceutical, nutritional and cosmetic products, as well as in the manufacturing of foams, creams, ointments and lotions.

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