[USA] Kemin Industries, a global nutritional ingredient company that uses science to create solutions and products, has acquired unique beta-glucan manufacturing technology from Algal Scientific, a company headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan.
“The acquisition of this beta-glucan manufacturing technology, developed by Algal Scientific, will provide Kemin with capabilities and products needed to further expand our antibiotic alternative portfolio for animals, and offer important scientific advancements for humans and pets,” said Dr. Chris Nelson, President and CEO of Kemin Industries. “We are focused on ways to rapidly impact our customers’ business through strategic acquisitions of differentiating technology.”
“As a start-up, Algal Scientific invented this technology and extensively researched the science behind the differentiated beta-glucan,” said John Tucker, CEO of Algal Scientific. “Kemin is uniquely suited to exploit this technology and offer advanced products to customers globally.”
Kemin welcomes the technology inventors and nearly a dozen new employees with expertise in both production and research to the Kemin team. Kemin plans to continue researching these products to further expand application of the technology.
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