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Oleon is one of the leading producers of oleochemicals since the 1950s. At Oleon we believe in the use of natural renewable raw materials. We are specialized 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.
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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 two 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.

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Ertvelde (HQ), Belgium

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Oelegem, Belgium

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Emmerich, Germany

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Venette, France

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Port Klang, Malaysia


Rather than just selling standard products, we are committed to developing partnerships with our customers. With our dedicated sales organization, flexible manufacturing capabilities and extended R&D resources, we are able to offer tailor-made products and services to our customers which meet specific needs. Today, Oleon's presence in major economical areas across continentals to provide better customer support. The offices of Oleon are strategically located in Benelux, Germany, UK, France, Southern Europe, Northern Europe, America, Asia Pacific and Middle East and coming soon an additional office in Latin America.

In January 2009 Oleon group was integrated in the French group Avril, a strong financial and industrial organization in the vegetable oils and proteins sector with activities in food, feed, biofuels and oleochemistry. By this operation, Oleon has joined a group present on the entire oilseeds sector - from grain to all its end products - and strongly engaged in the development of oleochemistry. It also reinforces the strategy of diversification and international development implemented by Oleon to strengthen its position among European leaders on the global oleochemical market.

Quality is our main priority above all. That is why all our plants are certified according to ISO standards. Our commitment to the environment is of the highest priority and our sites are certified according to the ISO 14001 standards. We produce following the Responsible Care Program of the chemical industry and we are also an active member of the Round Table for Sustainable Palm Oil. Furthermore, our food grade products conform to Kosher, HACCP and Halal standards.

Our objective is to produce quality products in the most ecological and safe way. The trade name of our products is Radia®. Radia® oleochemicals are used in a wide range of industries as raw materials, ingredients or additives.