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L.V. Lomas Limited To Be Acquired By IMCD

August 4, 2017


Brampton, ON – L.V. Lomas Limited today announced it has accepted an offer of acquisition from IMCD N.V., headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. With global sales revenue of more than US$2 billion, IMCD is a market-leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of specialty raw materials and ingredients into targeted markets across EMEA, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.

The acquisition of L.V. Lomas will be IMCD’s first step into the Canadian market and will further enhance its presence in the United States. “There is a strong strategic fit between our two companies,” said Rand Lomas, Chairman. “Through IMCD, we will enhance our exceptional service, expand our product offering and strengthen our technical support to our principal supplier-partners.”

“Over the past 57 years, L.V. Lomas has grown by focusing on best-in-class partnerships to provide a full range of integrated services for total distribution solution channel management. IMCD shares our vision of providing our partners with the most qualified technical support, in-depth market intelligence and new opportunities for future development.”

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For more information, please contact:
Sebastien Ruel
Director, Corporate Marketing
905 458 7111 ext. 4355


New Distribution Partnership with DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products

March 1, 2017


L.V. Lomas is pleased to announce a new distribution partnership with DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, the largest global producer of bio-based 1,3-propanediol. Their mission is to provide customers with a competitive advantage by offering improved, higher-performing ingredients from a petroleum-free, sustainable and renewable source.

Effective March 1, 2017, L.V. Lomas will distribute Zemea® Propanediol in Canada. Zemea® propanediol is the multifunctional, preservative-boosting humectant and ingredient that delivers high performance in a variety of consumer applications, from cosmetics and personal care, laundry and household cleaning, to pharmaceutical OTC and excipients.

We greatly value the support, high quality products and service provided by DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products. For technical inquires, contact us at www.lvlomas.com/ask-the-formulator where our technical team can provide formulation assistance on our many product lines.


L.V. Lomas now member of the RSPO

February 6, 2017


We are pleased to announce our new membership with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). The RSPO was founded in 2004 and has since been transforming the palm oil industry to make sustainable palm oil the norm. To produce Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO), companies must comply with a set of environmental and social criteria developed by the RSPO. These can help to minimize the negative impact of palm oil cultivation on the environment and communities in palm oil-producing regions. As a part of the palm oil supply chain, we are proud to participate in this noble effort. This is just one of the initiatives L.V. Lomas has taken as part of our commitment to sustainability.

Find out about our membership with RSPO here.


L.V. Lomas Expands OMNOVA Product Offering

February 1, 2017


We are excited to announce an addition to our OMNOVA Solutions product line. Effective February 14, 2017, L.V. Lomas will distribute Lytron opacifiers in North America. OMNOVA Solutions is a technology-based company with design, development and manufacturing facilities strategically located in North America, Europe and Asia.

"We are excited to be partnering with L.V. Lomas to bring our proven technology to the personal care market in North America. Their Technical Sales Team has both the expertise and market knowledge to match customer needs with the unique solutions we offer. L.V. Lomas' established industry relationships will benefit from our go-to-market strategy and we look forward to working closely and growing with them," said Jason Riley, Distributor Sales Manager at OMNOVA.

L.V. Lomas already has an established partnership with OMNOVA in the Rubber and Plastics market and we are pleased to further grow their business in the Personal Care market.

Lytron opacifiers can be used in shampoos, cosmetics, liquid soaps and cleaning products. They are ideal for a wide range of applications, have very low residual monomer, and are virtually odorless.

Please contact your Technical Sales Representative for more information about the OMNOVA product line and how you can enhance your formulation's appearance and take it from ordinary to outstanding.