Orkila has been acquired by Azelis in 2019

Orkila has been acquired by Azelis in 2019

In 2019 Azelis acquired Orkila who represents a large number of renowned world-class specialty chemicals and food ingredients manufacturers who have a strong strategic fit with Azelis’ principal base. Orkila serves several thousand customers across Africa and the Middle East, ranging from major multinationals to smaller local producers, all seeking specialty products that bring added value to their brand, and a reliable partner to achieve success in this vibrant and growing marketplace.

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Since the Orkila website is now offline and Orkila is fully integrated in Azelis, visitors will find all information about former Orkila market segments, technical assistance and local contacts on the Azelis corporate website.

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