Novus International, Inc. announced that they have completed the acquisition of the Animal Nutrition Division of Albion Laboratories Inc, a company based in Clearfield, Utah. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Products from the acquisition, including the MAAC chelated trace mineral product line, will align with Novus’s Mintrex and Glytrex chelated trace mineral products and further expand Novus's mineral technology.
Since its establishment in 1956, Albion has been an innovator in mineral chelate nutrition. Albion manufactures highly bioavailable, research based, nutritional chelated trace mineral forms and has a long-standing customer base in both the beef and dairy markets.
Geographically, Albion is primarily present in the animal organic trace mineral industry in the US, Europe, Canada, the Middle East and Japan.
“We are very excited to support our customers by expanding and incorporating these high quality products into our portfolio,” explained Giovanni Gasperoni, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Novus International.
Novus's current products include amino acids, chelated trace minerals, feed preservatives, and other nutrition and health products for the animal agriculture, companion animal, human and industrial markets.
Key areas of focus include helping customers increase the supply of animal protein to meet global demands, sustainable agriculture practices, use of local by-products, food safety, animal welfare, and animal health and nutrition.