Press release

DSM finalizes acquisition of Aland (China)

Heerlen, NL, 31 Mar 2015 08:15 CEST

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, today announces it has finalized the acquisition of Aland, a Hong Kong-based company producing vitamin C in mainland China. The acquisition was announced on 11 July 2014.

Aland was founded in 1990 and is one of the leading Vitamin C manufacturers in China. It has a production facility in Jingjiang, Jiangsu Province in China. In 2014 the company realized net sales of about USD 110 million in vitamin C with around 1,800 employees. The transaction excludes Aland’s consumer health activities.

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