News last update:6 Aug 2012

Oxea introduces butyric acid AF for the feed industry

Global chemical company Oxea from Germany announces the commercial availability of its under GMP+B2 manufactured new product “Butyric Acid AF”.

Among other uses Butyric Acid AF is used as a raw material in the production of butyrates applied in the animal feed industry, supporting todays’ trend towards the substitution of in-feed antibiotic growth promoters.
“With the GMP+ B2 certificate for our Butryic Acid AF, we respond to the requirements of our customers in the feed market and at the same time strengthen our position as a market leader in oxo-based carboxylic acids”, said Miguel Mantas, member of the Oxea Executive Board.
Oxea is a global manufacturer of Oxo intermediates and Oxo derivatives such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines.
These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetic and pharmaceutical products, flavourings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics.
The company’s revenue in the 2009/10 financial year was about €1.1 billion and it has 1,350 employees in Europe, the Americas and Asia.

Dick Ziggers

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