(PRLeap.com) March 2, 2016 - Proviera Biotech, LLC, Kansas City, Missouri & Stahl, Waalwijk, Netherlands - Today, Proviera Biotech, LLC and Stahl announced that they have formed a strategic alliance granting Stahl exclusive distributorship of its proprietary technology developed by Proviera Biotech USA, SCD Probiotics USA, and Proklean Technologies in India. Proviera® products are 100% bio-based, a unique biotech alternative to existing petroleum-based chemicals and processing techniques used in the leather tanning industry. This fascinating, breakthrough approach enables tanners to produce high-quality leather while simultaneously reducing their impact on the environment. The agreement signed between the companies also calls for R&D collaboration to accelerate the introduction of additional sustainable and renewable-based technologies to the leather industry.
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|Date:||March 1, 2016|
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Proviera Biotech, LLC and Stahl Announce Strategic Alliance
Alliance to accelerate delivery of applications for Proviera® Probiotics for Leather™
Proviera Biotech, LLC, Kansas City, Missouri & Stahl, Waalwijk, Netherlands – March 1st, 2016 – Today, Proviera Biotech, LLC and Stahl announced that they have formed a strategic alliance granting Stahl exclusive distributorship of its proprietary technology developed by Proviera Biotech USA, SCD Probiotics USA, and Proklean Technologies in India. Proviera® products are 100% bio-based, a unique biotech alternative to existing petroleum-based chemicals and processing techniques used in the leather tanning industry. This fascinating, breakthrough approach enables tanners to produce high-quality leather while simultaneously reducing their impact on the environment. The agreement signed between the companies also calls for R&D collaboration to accelerate the introduction of additional sustainable and renewable-based technologies to the leather industry.
Reimagining the Future
Stahl Chief Executive Officer Huub van Beijeren explains why this partnership was a natural progression, saying “Stahl believes that by stimulating cooperation in the supply chain, sustainability evolves as a positive consequence. Our agreement with Proviera Biotech is an example of this strategy in action. Reducing the effluent load during leather processing is a priority for the industry and by using Proviera Biotech products our customers can achieve it.”
Proviera Biotech, LLC shares this sentiment, seeing the partnership –which it hopes will be one of many- as a huge step in the right direction. Both companies share the vision of improving the environment and creating a better future using probiotic technology. As Proviera Biotech, LLC continues to grow, the company is looking to identify and collaborate with strategic partners in a number of industries. Proviera Biotech, LLC, SCD Probiotics, LLC, and Proklean Technologies are currently developing applications that allow underlying technology to be utilized in the textile, paper, oil/gas, and agriculture sectors.
CEO and Founder of Proviera Biotech, LLC Matthew Wood shares Huub van Beijeren’s goals for the future, saying “This partnership with Stahl is a pivotal moment for the company. It is through global alliances like this that we will leverage disruptive and sustainable probiotic technology to make the world better.”
The study of the microbiome- the microscopic world that comprises humans, plants, and animals and surrounds these entities-- has triggered exponential interest as consumers and entrepreneurs seek methods for improving the health of humans, animals, and the environment. As a result of this consumer-fueled demand, there has been an explosive push to harness probiotics for enhanced functionality of these essential microbiomes. With over two decades of research and cutting-edge technology, SCD Probiotics, LLC has ensured Proviera Biotech, LLC is at the forefront of the booming probiotic industry.
Dr. Juan-Carlos Castell Escuer, Sales & Global Technical Director of Proviera Biotech, LLC, elaborates, saying “Proviera Biotech, LLC, is eager to harness its proprietary technology to address existing environmental and health issues prevalent in numerous industries. We’re confident that our technical expertise and unique business model will make us an invaluable partner.”
Stahl is leading in process chemicals for leather products, performance coatings, and Polymers. Stahl offers a wide range of solutions to the automotive, apparel & accessories, home furnishing, leisure & lifestyle industry and for industrial applications. With more than 1,800 employees in 23 countries at 11 manufacturing sites and 38 laboratories, Stahl is expected to realize an annual revenue of over 600 million euro. With its innovation power, expertise, and range of technical solutions Stahl is able to deliver best-in-class solutions and services to respond even better to client needs and secure a more sustainable future.
About Proviera Biotech, LLC
Proviera Biotech, LLC, affiliate of SCD Probiotics, LLC, is a Kansas City, Missouri-based industrial biotech company. Proviera Biotech, LLC is committed to providing a full spectrum of probiotic and biochemical solutions for various Probiotics for Leather™ applications. Conceived through proprietary consortia technology, these products are designed to provide cutting-edge, superior performance, and cost-effective alternatives to traditional chemicals. The key to achieving this is in “consortia technology,” which allows for different strains to coexist, like they do in nature.
For additional company or product information, visit http://www.ProvieraBiotech.com/.
For more information on Stahl visit http://www.Stahl.com.
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Thad Simons Named to Proviera Biotech Board of Directors
by Brian McTavish
December 29, 2014
Proviera Biotech in Kansas City has added agribusiness executive and investor Thad Simons to the company’s board of directors.
Simons is a veteran attorney and backer of entrepreneurs who brings decades of corporate and venture capital experience to Proviera, which makes probiotic-based biochemical products that replace hazardous chemicals in the leather-tanning process.
Simons is the former CEO of Novus International, Inc., a St. Louis company that produces and sells nutritional supplements for livestock and poultry feed. Simons’ objective at Novus was encapsulated in this mission statement: “Help feed the world affordable, wholesome food and improve the quality of life.”
Currently, Simons is a managing director at the Yield Lab, a seed venture fund/accelerator that supports AgTech startups. He also serves as board president of the International Food and Agribusiness Association (IFAMA), which is devoted to sustainable agriculture for the future of the food industry.
In addition, Simons is board president of the International Food and Agribusiness Association (IFAMA). His career honors include being named central region EY Entrepreneur of the Year, World Trade Center St. Louis (WTC-STL) International Businessperson of the Year and National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) Agribusiness Leader of the Year.
Proviera Biotech is a subsidiary of SCD Probiotics, a 25 Under 25® winner from 2010. Proviera focuses on the leather-tanning industry. SCD Probiotics produces a wide range of probiotic solutions for health, agriculture, pets and the home.
|Date:||For Immediate Release|
|Contact:||Libby Hastert, Libby.Hastert@SCDProbiotics.com|
Proviera Biotech Welcomes Thad Simons, New Board Member and Investor
KANSAS CITY, Mo., (December 23, 2014) - Proviera Biotech is proud to welcome Thad Simons as the company’s newest board member and investor. As a board member for Proviera, the company looks forward to gaining invaluable insights from this esteemed business professional.
Simons is a managing director at The Yield Lab, a seed venture fund/accelerator that is committed to providing new AgTech companies with the support they need in their early stages of development. Simons recently retired as CEO of Novus International, Inc., a company that produces and sells nutritional supplements globally for the poultry and livestock feed industry.
Early in his tenure with Novus, he helped the company set its goal: “Help feed the world affordable, wholesome food and improve the quality of life.”
Upon his retirement from Novus, Simons has continued to serve as the Board President of the International Food and Agribusiness Association (IFAMA). Throughout his career, he has acquired a number of noteworthy accolades, including, but not limited to: EY Entrepreneur of the Year, WTC-STL International Businessperson of the Year, and NAMA Agribusiness Leader of the Year.
Simons’ respect for sustainable agriculture, support for entrepreneurs and deep roots in the food and agriculture industries make him a valuable asset to Proviera’s Board of Directors. For additional information, read the following article.
Proviera produces cutting-edge, probiotic-based biochemical products designed to replace otherwise harmful chemicals used in the leather-tanning industry. Using all-natural ingredients, Proviera’s non-hazardous products improve leather quality, while leaving behind an environmentally sound footprint. To learn more about our intuitive technology, visit http://www.provierabiotech.com/.