Oleon is a company of the SOFIPROTEOL group, a recognized international player in the bio-based chemistry sector, involved in the valorization of vegetable oil and fat derivatives. Main activities:
Oleon has both an agricultural and an industrial tradition: it receives its oil supplies from companies in the group that are specialized in oilseed crushing and transforms these oils into environmentally friendly chemical specialty products with low safety risks to users. The company is present on the following markets: Home and personal care, oil field chemical, biolubricants, crop protection area, food, biomaterials and biofluids used for technical functions and coatings.
Oleon is a leading oleochemical company with a world-wide commercial and industrial presence. In Europe, Oleon is the largest oleochemical company with a market share estimated at 23%. Oleon group has today 850 employees and made in 2013 a turnover of 600 mio€.
The company believes in the use of renewable natural resources and specializes in the conversion of natural fats and oils in a wide range of oleochemical products. Oleon’s products are exported for about 90% to more than 100 countries.
Oleon is partner in the BBI JU DEMO project ‘LIPES’ (Life Integrated Process for the Enzymatic Splitting of triglycerides).