Elevance partners with Biesterfeld Spezialchemie to distribute Elevance Clean® Product Lines

Woodridge, Illinois, USA (Feb. 22, 2017) – Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., which creates novel, high-performing specialty chemicals from renewable feedstocks, today announced its partnership with Biesterfeld Spezialchemie, of the Biesterfeld Group, as a new distributor for Elevance Clean® solvent product line distribution to the household and industrial cleaning market in Europe.

“We are pleased to partner with Biesterfeld Spezialchemie to bring renewable and high-performance cleaning solutions – like our Elevance Clean® solvent product line for cleaners – to the European market,” said Gregory E. Gerhardt, commercial director. “The Elevance Clean® products demonstrate our commitment to developing commercially viable, renewable and high-performance specialty chemical solutions from our world-class biorefinery in Gresik, Indonesia.”

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie will provide service and support capabilities for existing and potential customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and other European countries with an interest in the Elevance Clean® product lines, including:

  • Elevance Clean® 1200XA and Elevance Clean® 1200HT, superior performing, fast acting and VOC-exempt solvents for industrial degreasing formulations that outperform conventional and bio-based predecessors; and
  • Elevance Clean® 1000, a bio-based cleaning ingredient that helps reduce d-limonene dependence and provides price and supply stability while improving performance in applications such as asphalt and tar removal, and metal degreasing.

“The Elevance Clean® range provides an innovative approach to the household and industrial cleaning industry and meets current market requirements,” said Sergej But, market manager cleaning of Biesterfeld Spezialchemie. “We offer our customers a solvent concept with a perfect mix of sustainability, safety and cleaning performance. Possible applications range from tar and bitumen cleaners to metal degreaser.”


Elevance Clean® solvent product line: metal part cleaning.

To learn more about the Elevance Clean® 1200 product line or Elevance Clean® 1000, visit <link http: www.elevance.com clean1200>www.elevance.com/clean1200 or <link http: www.elevance.com clean1000>www.elevance.com/clean1000.

About Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.
Headquartered in Woodridge, Ill., Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. creates novel, high-performing specialty chemicals from renewable feedstocks using a proprietary Nobel Prize-winning technology called olefin metathesis. These chemical building blocks are leveraged in a wide range of applications, including detergents, coatings, personal care, oil field, agriculture chemicals and engineered polymers. Elevance uses a collaborative business model, exploring opportunities to engage with industry leaders, accelerating time to market and leveraging market expertise while enabling its partners to achieve growth through sustainable and higher performing solutions. To learn more, visit <link http: www.elevance.com>www.elevance.com.

Product contact Elevance Clean®:
Sergej But
Ferdinandstrasse 41
20095 Hamburg
Phone: +49 40 32008-304
<link http: www.biesterfeld-spezialchemie.com>www.biesterfeld-spezialchemie.com

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