Swiss producer of industrial minerals, Omya, has acquired distributor of ingredients and speciality chemicals, Prima Inter-Chem, as it looks to strengthen its growth in the Asia Pacific region.
The acquisition will boost Omya’s distribution capability for the food, pharmaceutical, animal feed and industrial sectors within Malaysia and Indonesia while establishing a platform for growth for the wider region.
Prima Inter-Chem is a major distributor of chemicals, excipients, ingredients and additives for various industries. The company has facilities in Shah Alam, Penang and Johor in Malaysia, and Jakarta in Indonesia.
Khoo Kah Pheng and Lim Kooi Fui, founders and shareholders of Prima Inter-Chem, said: “We are very pleased to have found a great harbour for the team and business we have built over the last 38 years. We believe that Omya is the best partner to take Prima to the next level of growth and success in Asia.”
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