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Oleon is one of the leading producers of oleochemicals since 1950s. At Oleon we believe in the use of natural renewable raw materials. We are specialised in converting natural fats and oils into a wide range of oleochemical products, such as fatty acids, glycerine, esters, dimers, technical oils, specialty oleochemicals and biodiesel. Our products, made from renewable raw materials, combine high performance with ready biodegradability.
Oleon group headquarter in Ertvelde (Ghent) Belgium
The head office of Oleon is located in Ertvelde near Ghent (Belgium). We have two production sites in Belgium (Ertvelde and Oelegem), one in Germany (Emmerich), one in Compiègne (France) and one in Port Klang (Malaysia). Because of the favorable location of our plants, various transportation possibilities across land and sea are at our disposal: Oleon buys raw materials from all over the world and its end products are exported to more than 100 countries.
The chemistry of fats and oils and their derivatives is our key technology. With state of the art technology and well-contemplated investments, mainly based on own developed technology, which put us at the top of the oleochemical scene.
Already now, our production volume is over 525.000 tons per year and with a sales turnover of 683 million EUR in 2013. Our ambition is to grow our production volume in the coming two years to over 600.000 tons. Currently Oleon employs over 850 FTE in total, of which about 65 % in Belgium and 35 % overseas.
Ertvelde (HQ), Belgium
Port Klang, Malaysia