ATLANTA, USA (March 9, 2021) – Huber Engineered Materials (“HEM”), a division of J.M. Huber Corporation (“Huber”), today announced it has reached an agreement to purchase the Nutri Granulations manufacturing asset and business of IMCD N.V. (“IMCD”), a Netherlands-based distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients. The agreement is expected to close on April 1, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.
Located in La Mirada, California, Nutri Granulations manufactures food grade and USP grade calcium carbonate granulations for the nutraceuticals, food, over-the-counter and pharmaceuticals markets.
“We’re thrilled to add Nutri Granulations to our portfolio because their reputation for quality, reliability and customer focus aligns perfectly with ours,” says Matt O’Brien, Senior Vice President and General Manager for HEM’s Ground Calcium Carbonate strategic business unit. “Also, adding an additional manufacturing site will support supply security and business continuity for our customers.”
“Huber Engineered Materials operates a diverse portfolio of businesses within Huber,” says Dan Krawczyk, President of HEM. “We are pleased to continue to grow the nutrition portion of our Ground Calcium Carbonate business as a way to further our commitment to invest into accretive strategic market segments.”
“Huber is an important supplier partner for IMCD, and we are delighted to reach an agreement on the sale of Nutri Granulations,” says Marcus Jordan, Americas President, IMCD. “HEM is a favorable long-term fit for Nutri Granulations and this agreement aligns with IMCD’s asset light business model.”
Director, Corporate Communications
J.M. Huber Corporation
About IMCD Group
The IMCD Group is a global market-leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of specialty chemicals and ingredients. Its result-driven professionals provide market-focused solutions to suppliers and customers across EMEA, Americas and Asia-Pacific, offering comprehensive product portfolios ranging from home, industrial and institutional care, personal care, food and nutrition and pharmaceuticals to lubricants and energy, coatings and construction, advanced materials and synthesis.
For further information, please visit www.imcdgroup.com.
About Nutri Granulations, an IMCD company
Established in 1998, Nutri Granulations was built as an economic and environmental solution to serve West Coast-based nutraceutical and food manufacturers through the supply of granulated calcium carbonate. Serving the food, nutraceuticals, over-the-counter and pharmaceuticals markets, Nutri Granulations manufacturers food grade and USP grade bulk calcium carbonate and specialty granulations, and produces customized granular products, powder blends and premixes in its Food and Drug Administration (FDA) validated 50,000 sq. ft. facility based in La Mirada, California.
About Huber Engineered Materials
Huber Engineered Materials, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia (US), is a global business focused on engineered specialty ingredients that enhance the performance, appeal and processing of a broad range of products used in industrial, agricultural and consumer applications. It has a portfolio of high value products: specialty alumina trihydrate, magnesium hydroxide, agricultural nutrients and adjuvants, molybdate compounds and industrial, food and USP grade calcium carbonate. For more information, visit www.hubermaterials.com.
About J.M. Huber Corporation
J.M. Huber Corporation, headquartered in Edison, New Jersey (US), operates a diverse portfolio of companies: CP Kelco, Huber Engineered Materials, Huber Engineered Woods and Huber Resources Corp. With locations around the world, our businesses create products used in a broad range of applications including agriculture, building materials, food and beverage, industrial, personal care and sustainable forestry services. Founded in 1883, Huber is one of the largest family-owned companies based in the US. For more information, visit www.huber.com.