Quadra and Integrity Bio-Chemicals announce distribution agreement for new bio-based surfactant, EdenSurf®

VAUDREUIL-DORION, Quebec – Quadra proudly announces the signing of a strategic North American distribution agreement with Integrity Bio-Chemicals (IBC), a leading manufacturer of specialty-polymers, for their new bio-based surfactant line, EdenSurf®, engineered for the personal care and household industries. The agreement pairs IBC’s next generation sustainable chemistry with Quadra, a reliable and trusted Canadian surfactant distributor of personal care ingredients with North American representation and coast-to-coast market coverage.

Based in Cresson, Texas, IBC is first to market with a biochemical technology that is changing the way companies utilize sustainable chemistry for traditional formulations. IBC uses a unique combination of chemical engineering and fermentation on an industrial scale to create high performing, cost effective, green solutions. EdenSurf® is created using sustainable, bio-based materials, resulting in a reduced carbon footprint during production without compromising product performance.

“Working with a trusted partner like IBC on a naturally derived and high performing surfactant is a testament to Quadra’s dedication to innovation, exceptional customer service and sustainability efforts,” states Joe Ryan, Industrial Business Director at Quadra. “With nearly half a century of experience behind us, we remain committed to providing the highest quality solutions that cater to the diverse needs of our customers in the personal care industry and beyond.”

“We’re looking forward to joining hands with Quadra, a leading Canadian distributor, to champion our new bio-based surfactant technology into expanded markets. This collaboration not only reflects our commitment to advanced personal care solutions but also our strides to a more sustainable future.” says IBC’s CEO, Jimmy Jett.

This new distribution agreement, focusing on IBC’s cutting-edge technology, marks a pivotal juncture in Quadra’s journey, further strengthening its influence in the personal care sector and providing new solutions for customers that will drive the future of bio-based surfactants.

For more information on EdenSurf®, visit IBC’s Knowde Storefront.

About Quadra:
Quadra has been a leading chemical and ingredients distributor in Canada for over 45 years and has earned preferred-supplier status with Canada’s most successful and respected companies. Ranked 11 in the ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors in North America list, this privately-owned company is dedicated to quality, reliability, and a customer-first approach. For 20 consecutive years, Quadra has retained its status as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and takes pride in fostering an inclusive and supportive work environment, earning a Great Place to Work® certification. Quadra has also been awarded a gold rating from EcoVadis for its dedication to sustainability. To find out more, visit: https://www.quadra.ca

About IBC:
Integrity BioChem is committed to renewable and sustainable practices and to developing products that increase performance and improve project economics. IBC specializes in high performing bio-based surfactants and related chemistries for use across a wide-range of end-use markets. Our environmentally friendly chemistries give our customers choices to become more sustainable without sacrificing performance. Combining our novel chemistry with our new state of the art production site in Cresson, TX, gives IBC a clear competitive advantage in a growing world of sustainable chemistries. Integrity Biochem won the Seal Sustainabiltiy Award for our work developing TegraSurf, and recently in 2023 was awarded the Hart Energy ESG Award. To find out more, visit: https://www.integritybiochem.com.

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