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Vland and Evonik Enter Strategic Cooperation

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Evonik and Vland signed a memorandum of understanding for astrategic cooperation

Both companies will work on innovations for probiotics in animalnutrition and enzymes for industrial use

The two parties will develop new business opportunities forprobiotics in livestock, aquaculture and plant care applications

Mr. Zhou Yingjun (left), General Manager of Shandong Vland Biotech Co.,Ltd., and Dr. Reiner Beste (right), Chairman of the Board of Management ofEvonik Nutrition and Care GmbH, signed the Memorandum of strategic Cooperation.


Essen. On November 16, 2018, Evonik andVland signed a memorandum of understanding for a strategic cooperation. Bothcompanies want to cooperate in the field of probiotics for animal nutrition andin the field of enzymes for industrial applications. In the cooperation thepartners will exchange know-how, develop new products and improve processtechnology.

Vland, a high-tech enterprise focusing onenzymes, probiotics and animal health, provides core technology support forbiological manufacturing, green solutions for food safety and also clean energysaving technology for biotech industries. In combination with Evonik’s strongglobal market presence and key focus on technology and application in guthealth solutions, the new cooperation is expected to bring mutual benefits toboth partners.


“Probiotics are already a cornerstone ofour gut health solution program, and now together with Vland we believe we candevelop this even further,” says Dr. Emmanuel Auer, head of Evonik’s AnimalNutrition Business Line. “We know the challenges our customers face, we understandthe physiology of the animals, and have decades of experience in animalnutrition which will complement Vland’s technological innovations.”


“Vland always insists on striving fortechnological innovation and looks for opportunities to work with likemindedpartners around the world to build a globalized technological innovationsystem. The collaboration with Evonik is part of this strategy and weanticipate excellent results that will better serve the Animal Nutritionindustry across the globe,” says Aron Chen, CEO of Vland.


Both organizations share the same beliefthat the only way to meet the current demands for sustainable livestock farmingis through adopting holistic solutions. For Evonik, this means linking data-and knowledge-based services with technical services, and at the same timeensuring the availability of a wide portfolio of feed additives for livestockfarming.



About Evonik

Evonik, an innovative industrial group inGermany, is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The heart of itsstrategy lies in the profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value ofthe company. Evonik benefits from its innovation capacity and integratedtechnology platform. It is active in over 100 countries around the world withmore than 36,000 employees. In fiscal 2017, the enterprise generated sales of€14.4 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.36 billion.


Evonik’s international activities areorganized into six regions. The Asia Pacific North region is headquartered inShanghai. Sales in Asia Pacific North reached 2,158 million euros in 2017.Evonik regards China as one of the driving forces of the global economy and weconsequently endeavor to grow our business here. The company now employs about3,000 employees and has in total of 10 production sites in China.