Caldic expands production capabilities and services Calsil
Caldic expands production capabilities and services
Acquisition of RoRe Technologies adds complementary production capabilities and access to expertise in widely qualified silicone preparations and strengthens Caldic’s own silicone brand Calsil®.
6 October 2014 – Caldic, distributor and producer of chemicals and food ingredients in Europe, Asia and North America simplifies the silicone industry by acquiring RoRe Technologies early July 2014. Relocated to the Caldic plant in Lyon, this acquisition emphasizes Caldic’s ambition to strengthen its position as a leading full service distributor providing innovative products, value added services and total solutions.
Acquiring this factory will contribute substantially to the company’s production capacity, added value and solution development capabilities. Caldic strengthens its Calsil® silicone brand with RoRe Technologies’ long expertise in widely qualified silicone preparations, serving demanding food-processing and cosmetics regulated markets. RoRe Technologies finds a leading worldwide distributor to offer simple silicone solutions under its Calsil® private label, leveraging rock-solid expertise in specialty chemicals, food ingredients and cosmetics.
“This acquisition crowns a rich collaboration with RoRe Technologies delivering a myriad of high-end food-processing and personal care solutions. From world-class Kosher-grade preparations, to bespoke emulsions & dispersions, this silicone expertise turns into tailored solutions to fuel our geographic expansion” says Floris van Eijndhoven, Business Director Industrial, Health and Personal Care markets.
With this strategic acquisition, Calsil® demonstrates yet again the pertinence of “Simplifying Silicone Solutions”, offering an inspiring and competitive alternative in silicone sourcing.
The founders of RoRe Technologies, two doctors in chemistry (inc. 2005 in Epernay France) have been leveraging 25 years of global R&D expertise. Leading key customer Cosmetics, Home Care, Paper, Oil and Formulators projects to provide additives and auxiliaries for the wine industry, innovative ingredients for the cosmetic industry as well as tailored antifoams for food-processing industries.