Western Dock (Rumex)Lonza

Fytokem entered into a licensing agreement with Lonza to collaborate on the development and commercialization of a variety of natural chemical products and formulations based on plant-based bioactive extracts.

Lonza Group is a Life Sciences driven chemical company headquartered in Switzerland, with sales of CHF 2.5 billion in 2001 and operating 21 production and R&D facilities in 9 countries. It employs 6200 people worldwide and is the leading supplier of active chemical ingredients, intermediates and biotechnology solutions to the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries. It also offers a broad catalogue of organic intermediates for a wide range of applications such as pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, vitamins, food and feedstuff, dyes and pigments, adhesives and fragrances. Furthermore the Group manufactures specialty biocides and oleochemicals and develops and produces specific polymer intermediates, unsaturated polyester-resins, compounds and composites.

Download news release (pdf 168K): November 20, 2001 - Fytokem Products Inc. Signs Collaborative Development and Marketing Agreement with Swiss-based Multinational Life Sciences Company

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