Evonik submits bid for METEX platform

Binding bid for METEX methionine fermentation technology would allow Evonik to strengthen its biotechnology platform.

Amino acids produced by fermentation are an important pillar of Evonik’s product portfolio for sustainable animal nutrition.

In order to strengthen its biotechnology platform, Evonik announced that it intends to acquire a large technology package from the French company METabolic EXplorer (METEX) and submitted a binding offer on Oct. 27. The bid is subject to approval by Evonik committees.

METEX, which is headquartered in Clermont-Ferrand, France, has succeeded in developing

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