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Emery Oleochemicals Welcomes 2017 OSU Roads Scholars Tour


CINCINNATI, OH (Aug. 3, 2017) – Emery Oleochemicals, a global specialty chemical manufacturer with North American headquarters located in Cincinnati, recently hosted The Ohio State University as part of OSU's 2017 Roads Scholars Tour. Every year, OSU loads up buses with select faculty, staff and students for a 2-day tour of the great state of Ohio. The Tour's purpose is to learn about local Ohio businesses, potential partnerships, and potential future employment opportunities for their graduating students.

Emery's program included a welcome speech by Billy Yeoh, Global Head of Business, and a catered lunch followed by presentations showcasing Emery's Cincinnati Site Operations as well as its Agro Green and Eco-Friendly Polyols business platforms. The program concluded with a guided plant tour of Emery's 35 acre campus, which spans the cities of St. Bernard and Cincinnati.

Dr. Michael Drake, OSU President, attended the program and expressed his appreciation of Emery's hospitality and the opportunity to engage with the company. According to Billy Yeoh, “We are confident that this event will further enhance Emery Oleochemicals' ongoing and future collaborations with The Ohio State University.”

Emery Oleochemicals' Global Head of Business, Billy Yeoh, presents OSU President Dr. Michael Drake with Emery's 175th Anniversary commemorative coffee table book and candle

Pictured from LtoR: Mark Zanoni (Emery Cincinnati Site Operations Director), Billy Yeoh (Emery Global Head of Business), Dr. Michael Drake (OSU President), Mark Kinkelaar (Emery Global Business Director, Eco-Friendly Polyols), Dan Carrothers (Emery Global Business Director, Agro Green), Stephen Myers (Associate Vice Provost, OSU)

Image courtesy of OSU

About Emery Oleochemicals Group

Emery Oleochemicals Group is a leading producer of natural-based chemicals made predominantly from natural oils and fats such as plant-based oil and tallow. We offer an extensive product portfolio, including renewable solutions for the Agro Green, Bio-Lubricants, Eco-Friendly Polyols, Green Polymer Additives, Home & Personal Wellness and OleoBasics markets. With revenue of USD 600 million (2016), the company is headquartered in Malaysia and has manufacturing plants and Technical Development Centers spanning three regions – North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Emery Oleochemicals' global operations are supported by a diverse workforce and an extensive global distribution network covering over 50 countries worldwide.

For more information, visit www.emeryoleo.com.

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