Lactips, the creator of the first fully biodegradable plastic free material - and IMCD Group, a global leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients - have entered a distribution partnership to market Lactips’ innovative water-soluble, 100% bio-based and fully biodegradable raw materials. First regions to market this application are the Nordics and French regions.
Pascal CHABANCE, Head of Business Development and Sales at Lactips explains, "We were looking for a leading distributor with a well-established footprint across Europe, strong technical sales expertise and a sustainable approach, IMCD meets all those criteria. We are starting with two pilot countries with a potential extension the rest of Europe."
Patrick VAN VUGT, EMEA Director of IMCD Advanced Materials Business Group, added, "Lactips’ thermoplastic pellet based on milk protein is a cutting edge innovation. We are pleased to have been chosen as a trusted partner to develop and expand their offer in various applications. With our skilled technical sales team and our in-depth market knowledge, we are convinced we can grow this sustainable business together."