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Press Release | 05. November 2018

Hammonia Oleo and Industrial Quimica Lasem enlarging sales partnership in Germany

Hammonia Oleochemicals GmbH (HOC), Hamburg and Industrial Quimica Lasem, S.A.U., Castellgalí/Barcelona (IQL) have extended its existing partnership in Germany. As of 1st November 2018, HOC will supply also the specialty esters of the leading European producer for applications in the lubricants industry in Germany.

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Already in August 2018 the co-operation of both partners started for the market in the Netherlands. The QUOLIO product line for application food/feed is supplied by HOC since March 2018 in Germany. With this step Hammonia Oleo is significantly enhancing its existing product portfolio for lubricant applications. IQL provides customers with performance products that are designed for diverse applications whether in automotive or other industrial sectors. The product portfolio is ranging from mono-esters, glycerol esters, polyol esters to polycarboxylic esters as well as complex esters. IQL products being used in automotive (two and four stroke engines as well as in gear/ transmission solutions) and industrial applications like hydraulic fluids, chain oils, metalworking, rolling or air compressor oils.

“We are pleased to see this extension and positive development in our collaboration”, said Patrick Knüppel, Managing Director Hammonia Oleochemicals. “It enables us now to offer customer-orientated high-quality esters in the German lubricant market and meet our customers' requirements even more effectively by expanding our portfolio in our homemarket Germany, the most important and largest market in Europe.”, added Andreas Martin, Business Director Lubricants Hammonia Oleochemicals.

“Hammonia Oleochemicals is an established, reliable partner which is working with us to create the best possible framework to enlarge our existing market presence in Germany”, said Mr. Noboru Hishikawa, CEO of IQL. “We are glad that it has been possible to extend our commercial and technical relationship. We are convinced that Hammonia Oleo will serve and support our customers in Germany in the best manner”, commented Marc Alumà, Business Unit Manager of IQL.

About Industrial Química Lasem, sau: Industrial Química Lasem (IQL) is a leading European oleochemical producer, located near Barcelona in Spain and part of The Nisshin OilliO Group, Japan, a group quoted on the Tokyo stock exchange with more than 2,700 employees. The company IQL was founded in 1947 and from the beginning have been providing solutions for different industry sectors. Today IQL is one of the largest fatty esters producer offering an extensive portfolio of different esters, including both commodities and specialties. For more information please visit: www.iqlasem.com

About Hammonia Oleochemicals GmbH: Hammonia Oleochemicals GmbH is the competent and reliable specialist for marketing and distribution of oleochemicals, waxes and natural products and their derivatives. True to our maxim going beyond distribution, we ensure the very best possible service for our customers and our supply partners. As an aspiring family business, we combine our decades of experience in the oleochemical and wax industry with the traditional values of Hamburg merchants. Our name stands for responsibility and reliability, for professionalism and passion.

 

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Press Release | 15. October 2018

Andreas Martin new Business Director Lubricants at Hammonia Oleo

October 2018, Hamburg, Germany – Hammonia Oleochemicals GmbH (HOC) in Hamburg announce and welcome Mr Andreas Martin as Business Director Lubricants. Andreas has taken over this position October 1st, 2018. In addition to customer advisory service and sales responsibility, Mr. Martin will systematically extend and supplement HOC's portfolio for the lubricant industry.

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“With Mr. Martin, we have succeeded in gaining an expert in the lubricant industry, who will decisively advance the strategic development of our still young company in the field of lubricants,” says Patrick Knüppel, Managing Partner of Hammonia Oleochemicals.

Mr. Martin brings with him a wealth of experience gained as Head of Global Product Management for Lubricants Additives at Rhein Chemie / Lanxess and as Business Manager Lubricants at Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH in the distribution business. “For me, it is a great challenge to be able to position a young company within the lubricant market as an ambitious player, both in direct customer contact and in the strategic area,” says Andreas Martin, referring to his reasons for switching to Hammonia Oleochemicals.

About Hammonia Oleochemicals GmbH: Hammonia Oleochemicals GmbH is the competent and reliable specialist for marketing and distribution of oleochemicals, waxes and natural products and their derivatives. True to our maxim going beyond distribution, we ensure the very best possible service for our customers and our supply partners. As an aspiring family business, we combine our decades of experience in the oleochemical and wax industry with the traditional values of Hamburg merchants. Our name stands for responsibility and reliability, for professionalism and passion.

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Press Release | 01. August 2018

Hammonia Oleo and Koster Keunen Holland BV commence cooperation in Germany

Hammonia Oleochemicals GmbH (HOC), Hamburg and Koster Keunen Holland BV have concluded a strategic partnership for the distribution of natural waxes throughout Germany. Start of the cooperation is the 1st August 2018. In this respect Hammonia Oleo is significantly enhancing its product portfolio within the natural wax segment.

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Koster Keunen is one of the world’s leading processors, refiners and marketers of natural waxes. The new factory in Bladel, Holland is producing a wide range of quality waxes for application in the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, candle and food industry. From beeswax, the foundation of the business Koster Keunen has developed a variety of new products to meet new and constantly evolving client requirements. Vegetable waxes include carnauba wax, candelilla wax and several composites. Organic-bees wax, organic carnauba wax as well orange wax, sunflower wax, rice wax and different ester waxes have been added to the wax portfolio.

"Koster Keunen’s strength is its extensive knowledge of waxes and scientific experience in developing new products. By working closely together with our customers’ R&D departments as well as formulators we enable our clients to create unique formulas with strong added value in its end product properties. We are convinced to have chosen with Hammonia Oleo the right partner to serve and support our customers in Germany", explains Gerben-Jan Boersma, Managing Director of Koster Keunen Holland BV.

"We're delighted about the new partnership with KOSTER KEUNEN," adds Marc Schlüter, Managing Partner, Hammonia Oleochemicals. "The range of natural waxes from the new state-ofthe art production plant in the Netherlands ideally complement our product portfolio, rounding off our range for cosmetic and technical applications."

About Koster Keunen Holland BV
Koster Keunen is one of the world’s leading processors, refiners and marketers of natural waxes. Since 1852, Koster Keunen Holland and Koster Keunen U.S.A. have specialized in processing, formulating and marketing quality waxes to the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, candle and food industry. For more information please visit: www.kosterkeunen.eu

About Hammonia Oleochemicals GmbH
Hammonia Oleochemicals GmbH is the competent and reliable specialist for marketing and distribution of oleochemicals, waxes and natural products and their derivatives. True to our maxim going beyond distribution, we ensure the very best possible service for our customers and our supply partners. As an aspiring family business, we combine our decades of experience in the oleochemical and wax industry with the traditional values of Hamburg merchants. Our name stands for responsibility and reliability, for professionalism and passion.

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