In order to further strengthen and expand Peter Greven's market position in the US, the subsidiary Peter Greven US Corporation was founded and started its business operations last year on 1 June 2011. The legal entity, based in Freehold, New Jersey, US, has just celebrated its first anniversary.
The Peter Greven Group is very pleased with the first year accomplishments of its US corporation as the main focus for the coming years - to enhance customer support on site and increase US market share - is already establishing very positive results.
Peter Greven is one of the leading global producers of oleochemical additives for application in various industries. In addition to its metallic soaps (magnesium, calcium, zinc and aluminium stearates / oleates / laurates) and alkaline soaps (sodium and potassium stearates / oleates), Peter Greven's product portfolio also includes innovative ester lubricants that are dedicated to the increasing market requirements of the PVC, polyolefin, lubricant and textile industries.
The Peter Greven Group services customers in more than 85 countries worldwide. In addition to Europe and Asia, North America is a key market for Peter Greven, especially in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, personal care and food industry. Over recent years an impressive market position has been achieved with the LIGAMED® premium pharmaceutical excipients and the high-quality LIGAFOOD® food additives.