Cremer North America Acquires Volunteer Pastilles, LLC.

Cremer North America, a subsidiary of CREMER Holding Company and a worldwide leader in contract manufacturing, oleochemical sourcing and chemical services, announced today that it has acquired the business of Volunteer Pastilles, Inc., a leading provider of custom pastillating, packaging and related services.

“We are excited to welcome Volunteer Pastilles to the Cremer team,” said Ian Van Handel, CEO of Cremer North America. “This partnership allows us to expand the Cremer footprint into key strategic geographies while offering additional value-added solutions to both organizations’ existing customers. This aligns perfectly with our mission to meet our customers’ needs by providing efficient, dependable, and flexible contract manufacturing, oleochemical sourcing and chemical services.”

Throughout its 21-year history, Volunteer Pastilles has established itself as a one-of-a-kind provider of innovative and customized solutions, servicing a diverse customer base from its locations in Dayton, TN, and Lake Charles, LA.

“We believe that Volunteer Pastilles’ collaborative culture and solutions-focused approach will fit well with our business, and we look forward to leveraging this opportunity to share best practices and learn from each other. In addition, we’re eager for the opportunity to provide Volunteer’s customers access to our proven expertise in the global sourcing and distribution of oleochemicals and adjacent products,” Cremer’s VP of Sales and Marketing, Bradley Drury, said.

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About Cremer North America:
Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cremer North America is a subsidiary of CREMER Holding Company. We are your domestic oleochemical supplier with global reach. Let our team of industry experts assist you with your oleochemical sourcing, manufacturing, processing, packaging, storage and delivery needs. 

About CREMER Holding Company:

For almost seven decades, we have successfully managed our worldwide enterprises from Germany. Founded by Peter Cremer in 1946, CREMER is family-owned in its third generation. Over the past 70 years, Peter Cremer Holding GmbH & Co. KG has grown into a group of companies which are active all around the world. The close-knit, international network for industry, trade and logistics is managed and coordinated from our headquarters in Hamburg. CREMER acts as a global specialist for the trade, processing and transport of agricultural, raw and basic materials, as well as oleochemical products.

About Volunteer Pastilles, Inc.:

Volunteer Pastilles, Inc., began operations in 2001 in Dayton, TN. Its mission is to provide safe, environmentally friendly and cost-effective pastillating services to each individual customer. With two strategic locations, Volunteer provides tailored pastillation and specialty chemical services for the adhesive and other industries.

Media Contact:

DJ Slater, Publicity Coordinator, DeanHouston+ (agency for Cremer) | 1-513-455-6344 |

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